After you shut down the SDDC components in the workload domain, you begin shutting down the management domain.

You shut down the SDDC management components in the management domain in a specific order to keep components operational by maintaining the necessary infrastructure, networking, and management services prior before shutdown.

Table 1. Shutdown Order of the Management Domain

Shutdown Order

SDDC Component

1

vRealize Automation cluster

2

vRealize Operations Manager cluster

3

Cross-region Workspace ONE Access cluster

4

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

5

vRealize Log Insight cluster

6

Region-specific Workspace ONE Access

7

NSX-T Edge nodes

8

NSX-T Managers

9

SDDC Manager

10

vCenter Server

11

vSphere Cluster Services (vCLS) virtual machines

12

ESXi hosts and vSAN