Remove a distributed port group when you no longer need the corresponding labeled network to provide connectivity and configure connection settings for virtual machines or VMkernel networking.


  • Verify that all virtual machines connected to the corresponding labeled network are migrated to a different labeled network.
  • Verify that all VMkernel adapters connected to the distributed port group are migrated to a different port group, or are deleted.


  1. Locate a distributed port group in the vSphere Client.
    1. Select a distributed switch and click the Networks tab.
    2. Click Distributed Port Groups.
  2. Select the distributed port group.
  3. From the Actions menu, select Delete.