You can remove an uplink, or physical network adapter, from a vSphere distributed switch.


Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select a host in the inventory pane.
  2. Click the Configuration tab and click Networking.
  3. Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.
  4. Click Manage Physical Adapters.
  5. Click Remove to remove the uplink from the vSphere distributed switch.
  6. Click OK.