Before removing the VMware Cloud Director Availability appliances, or if you see multiple instances of the plug-ins in VMware Cloud Director, as a service provider you can remove the plug-ins.

The Cloud Service installs the plug-ins in VMware Cloud Director named Setup DRaaS and Migration and Availability (localSite) during the registration with VMware Cloud Director. For more information, see Configure a Cloud Service Instance.

As a service provider, you remove both plug-ins before removing the Cloud Replication Management Appliance, or if you see multiple instances of the plug-in.
Note: If you removed the Cloud Replication Management Appliance before following this procedure, see Delete a Plug-in in the VMware Cloud Director documentation.


Verify that VMware Cloud Director Availability is successfully deployed in the cloud site.


  1. Log in to the Cloud Service management interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://Appliance-IP-Address/ui/admin.
    2. Select Appliance login and enter the root user credentials.
    3. Click Login.
  2. In the left pane under Configuration, click Settings.
  3. Under Service endpoints, next to VMware Cloud Director address click Remove plugin.
  4. In the Remove VCD UI plugin window, click Remove.


The VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-ins are unregistered from VMware Cloud Director.

What to do next

You can remove the VMware Cloud Director Availability appliances.