You can remove a virtual data center from a data center group, as a result unstretching the existing networks from this virtual data center.


  • This operation requires the System Administrator role or a role with the VDC Group: Configure VDC Group right published to the organization.

  • The data center group must contain at least three virtual data centers.

  • The virtual data center that you want to remove must not provide an egress point to the data center group.


  1. In the top navigation bar, click Networking and then click the Data Center Groups tab.
    The list of data center groups appears.
  2. Click the target data center group.
    The Network Topology view for this data center group opens. The diagram of the current network topology displays the participating VDCs with their network fault domains, the egress points, if configured, and the traffic routes.
  3. In the upper right corner of the card of the target virtual data center, click the three dots, and click Remove.
  4. To confirm, click Remove.


The virtual data center is removed from the network topology diagram of the data center group.