If the NSX Controller VM was powered off from vCenter Server or a controller VM was deleted from the vCenter Server, the Status column of the Installation > Management page displays Out of sync status.


Controller VM powered off or controller VM deleted from the vCenter Server.


  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to Networking & Security > Installation > Management.

  2. Click the Error link to see the detailed reason for this out of sync state.
  3. Click the Resolve button to resolve the issue.


If the controller VM is powered off, Management Plane triggers a power on command for the controller.

If the controller VM is deleted, the entries of the controller are deleted from the Management Plane and Management Plane communicates the controller deletion to the Central Control Plane.

What to do next

Create a new controller using the Add Node option. For details, refer to the NSX Administration Guide.