You can delete an existing environment from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle. You cannot select and delete a specific product within an environment.
You can delete both successful and failed environment deployments. You can also delete initiated environments or environments that failed to deploy.
You can use Workspace ONE Access to create an environment.
- VMware Aria Automation 8.x cannot be installed or imported.
- You cannot use Workspace ONE Access as an authentication source for VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.
- You cannot access identity and tenant management. The user and active directory management become inaccessible. The existing roles and user mappings of Workspace ONE Access from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle is removed.
- Click Manage Environments to delete a successfully installed environment, or delete a failed environment deployment listed under Recent Requests.
- Click the three dots in the upper right corner of the environment tile and then select Delete Environment.
- (Optional) Select Delete related virtual machines from vCenter to delete all virtual machines associated with this environment from vCenter.
If you do not select this option, all virtual machines associated with this environment remain in vCenter after the environment is deleted from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.
- Select Delete related virtual machines from vCenter to delete virtual machines associated with the environment.
This option is available only if you have virtual machine associated with an environment in vCenter. If selected, virtual machines associated to the environment are also deleted from the vCenter. If it is not selected, records of this environment are only removed from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.
- Click DELETE.
- If you deleted virtual machines associate with the environment, verify that the list of virtual machines to delete is correct and then click CONFIRM DELETE.
IaaS virtual machine names do not appear in this list.
If the VM delete operation fails, an option is available to delete the environment from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle. You can then delete the VMs manually from vCenter.
For a brownfield import, if you did not add a vCenter list, the delete environment confirmation dialog box does not show the VM list in vCenter and you must remove them manually.
- Click CLOSE.
The environment is removed from VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.
What to do next
You can view the progress of the delete operation on the Requests page.