After you complete the upgrade and operational verification of the virtual infrastructure components in Region B, clean up the environment from appliances that run old software versions and from snapshots of upgraded nodes.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Delete the virtual machines that contain the old version of vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller.

    Role

    Obsolete Virtual Machine

    vCenter Server

    Management Platform Services Controller

    mgmt01psc51.lax01_old

    mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    Management vCenter Server

    mgmt01vc51.lax01_old

    mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    Compute Platform Services Controller

    comp01psc51.lax01_old

    comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    Compute vCenter Server

    comp01vc51.lax01_old

    comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates, expand the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree and navigate to the mgmt01psc51.lax01_old virtual machine.
    2. Right-click the virtual machine and select Delete from Disk.
    3. Repeat the steps on the other obsolete virtual machines in Region B.
  3. Delete the snapshots of upgraded management components in the vSphere Web Client.
    1. In the Navigator, click VMs and Templates, expand the mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree and navigate to the mgmt01vrms51 virtual machine.
    2. Right-click the mgmt01vrms51 virtual machine and select Manage Snapshots.
    3. In the Snapshot Manager dialog box, click the snapshot that you created before the vSphere Replication update and select Delete.
    4. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog box and click Close in Snapshot Manager.
    5. Repeat the steps on the mgmt01srm51 virtual machine.