You can delete user-defined network resource pools that are no longer in use.


  • Open a vSphere Client connection to a vCenter Server.
  • Remove all distributed port groups from the network resource pool.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
  2. Select the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane.
  3. On the Resource Allocation tab, right-click the user-defined network resource pool to delete, and select Remove.
  4. Click Yes.