After completing the upgrade of the Shared Edge and Compute cluster components in Region A and Region B, you delete the obsolete vCenter Server virtual appliances.

Table 1. Compute vCenter Server Instances in the SDDC



Virtual Machine to Delete

Region A



Region B




  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client/.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. From the Home menu of vSphere Web Client, select VMs and Templates.
  3. Expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree, double-click the sfo01-m01fd-mgmt data center, and expand the sfo01-m01fd-mgmt folder.
  4. Right-click the sfo01w01vc01_old virtual machine, select Delete from Disk.
  5. in the Confirmation dialog box, click Yes.
  6. Repeat this procedure for the lax01w01vc01_old virtual machine in Region B.