To deactivate all existing organization virtual data centers (VDCs) that use the resources of a provider VDC, you can deactivate this provider VDC. You cannot create organization VDCs that use the resources of a deactivated provider VDC.

Running vApps and powered on virtual machines continue to run in the existing organization VDCs backed by this provider VDC, but you cannot create or start additional vApps or virtual machines.


  1. From the top navigation bar, select Resources and click Cloud Resources.
  2. In the left panel, select Provider VDCs.
  3. Click the radio button next to the name of the target provider VDC, and click Enable or Disable.
  4. To confirm, click OK.