To stop providing metadata proxy services to VMs that are connected to a logical switch or use a different metadata proxy server, you can detach a metadata proxy server from a logical switch.

Procedure

  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Networking > DHCP from the navigation panel.
  3. Click the Metadata Proxies tab.
  4. Select a metadata proxy server.
  5. Select the menu option Actions > Detach from Logical Switch
  6. Select a logical switch from the drop-down list.

Results

You can also detach a metadata proxy server from a logical switch by navigating to Switching > Switches, selecting a switch, and selecting the menu option Actions > Detach Metadata Proxy.