To clean up your testing or development environment, you can uninstall VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension. When you uninstall VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension, you remove the software binaries. The configuration and log files remain in the file system of the host machine.

Procedure

  1. Open an SSH connection to the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension machine.
  2. Stop the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension Keeper service.
    systemctl stop voss-keeper
  3. Uninstall VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension.
    • If you are uninstalling VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension 1.5, run the following command:
      rpm -e vmware-ose
    • If you are uninstalling VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension 1.0.X, run the following command:
      rpm -e vmware-voss
    The script stops VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension services and removes the software binaries from the host machine.
  4. (Optional) After you uninstall VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension binaries, the configuration files remain in /opt/vmware/voss and the log files remain in /opt/vmware/vip. You can delete the directories by running the following command:
    sudo rm -rf /opt/vmware/voss /opt/vmware/vip root-user-password