You can remove port groups from virtual switches in case you no longer need the associated labeled networks.


Verify that there are no VMkernel NICs and no powered-on virtual machines connected to the port group that you want to remove.


  1. Click Networking in the VMware Host Client inventory and click Port groups.
  2. Right-click the port group that you want to remove and select Remove from the pop-up menu.
  3. Click Confirm to remove the port group.
  4. (Optional) Click Refresh to verify that you have removed the port group.