To free space on the datastore, you can remove the virtual machines that you no longer need. Removing a virtual machine from the VMware Host Client inventory deletes all virtual machine files from the datastore, including the configuration file and virtual disk files. You can delete multiple virtual machines
- Power off the virtual machine.
- Verify that the virtual machine does not share the disk with another virtual machine. If two virtual machines share one disk, the disk files are not deleted.
- Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.
- Select one or multiple check boxes next to the virtual machines that you want to remove and select
.The Delete VMs dialog box opens.
- Click Delete.