You can delete users that are in the vsphere.local domain from a vCenter Single Sign-On management interface. You cannot delete local operating system users or users in another domain from a vCenter Single Sign-On management interface.

About this task

Caution:

If you delete the administrator user in the vsphere.local domain, you can no longer log in to vCenter Single Sign-On. Reinstall vCenter Server and its components.

Procedure

  1. From a Web browser, connect to the vSphere Web Client or the Platform Services Controller.

    Option

    Description

    vSphere Web Client

    https://vc_hostname_or_IP/vsphere-client

    Platform Services Controller

    https://psc_hostname_or_IP/psc

    In an embedded deployment, the Platform Services Controller host name or IP address is the same as the vCenter Server host name or IP address.

  2. Specify the user name and password for administrator@vsphere.local or another member of the vCenter Single Sign-On Administrators group.

    If you specified a different domain during installation, log in as administrator@mydomain.

  3. Navigate to the vCenter Single Sign-On user configuration UI.

    Option

    Description

    vSphere Web Client

    1. From the Home menu, select Administration.

    2. Under Single Sign-On, click Users and Groups.

    Platform Services Controller

    Click Single Sign-On and click Users and Groups.

  4. Select the Users tab, and select the vsphere.local domain.
  5. In the list of users, select the user that you want to delete and click the Delete icon.

    Proceed with caution. You cannot undo this action.