To clean up the inventory of VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension, you can delete the catalogs that you no longer need.


  • Verify that you have the required set of rights to delete a catalog.
    • If you are an organization administrator, you can delete all catalogs that users in your organization own.
    • If you are an organization user, to delete a catalog, you must be the catalog owner.
  • Verify that the catalog you want to delete is not published. You cannot delete catalogs that are published for an external subscription.
  • Verify that the catalog you want to delete does not store any objects. If there are objects in the catalog, first you must empty the catalog. See Empty a Catalog.


  1. Log in to the VMware Cloud Director tenant portal.
  2. From the More drop-down menu, select Object Storage.
  3. In the Catalogs pane, click the vertical ellipsis icon ( Vertical ellipsis icon) next to the catalog that you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete and confirm the deletion.