You can delete unused storage policy components.


Verify that the component is not used in a VM storage policy. If it is used, either remove it from the policy or delete the policy. The Used In tab of the component lists the VM storage policies that reference the component.


  1. From the vSphere Web Client Home, click Policies and Profiles > VM Storage Policies.
  2. Click the Storage Policy Components tab, and select the component to delete from the list.
    You can select several components.
  3. Click the Delete icon and confirm that you want to delete the component.


The component is removed from the list of storage policy components.