After a successful upgrade from NSX-T Data Center 2.3, you can delete the NSX-T Data Center 2.3 NSX Controllers.

Note: You need to perform this task only when upgrading from NSX-T Data Center 2.3.


Make sure that the upgrade is successful. See Upgrading NSX-T Data Center.


  1. For vSphere Client, complete the following tasks.
    1. Locate and power off the NSX Controllers.
    2. Right-click and select Delete from Disk.
  2. For KVM, complete the following tasks.
    1. Run the virsh list command.
    2. Power off the NSX Controllers.
      virsh shutdown <nsx-controller-name>
    3. Delete the NSX Controllers.
      virsh destroy <nsx-controller-name>