Use VMware Tanzu Mission Control to disable data protection and remove Velero from your cluster.
If you decide that you no longer need to back up data resources in a given cluster using Tanzu Mission Control, you can remove the data protection extension and Velero from your cluster.
Although this procedure disables your ability to perform backup and restore actions, disabling data protection does not, by default, remove the backups that you have already created. Existing backup files remain in the storage location identified by the data protection credential unless you explicitly choose to delete them.
- To disable data protection, you must be associated with the cluster.admin role in the cluster.
- Log in to the Tanzu Mission Control console, and then navigate to the cluster detail page for the cluster for which you want to disable data protection.
- At the top of the cluster detail page, click Actions, and then choose Disable data protection.
- In the confirmation dialog, you can optionally choose to permanently delete the cluster's existing backup files.
If you select the Destroy all backup files associated with this cluster option, Tanzu Mission Control permanently deletes the existing backup files. If this option is not selected, the existing backup files remain in the storage location identified by the data protection credential.
- Click Disable.
When you click Disable, Tanzu Mission Control removes the data protection extension and Velero from your cluster. After you disable data protection for a cluster, you can no longer perform actions like backing up and restoring data resources in your cluster.