In certain cases — like replacing a datastore or scaling it up to a higher capacity, for example — it may be useful to remove a datastore from your cluster.
This guide will show you how to securely remove a datastore from your infrastructure.
- an OVHcloud Hosted Private Cloud or Managed Bare Metal solution
- access to the vSphere management interface
Please note that you cannot remove the two datastores included in your pack. For security reasons, the removal request will also be blocked if you have virtual machines (VMs) on the datastore concerned (they will be listed in the confirmation window).
To remove a datastore, right-click on the resource concerned. Then select
Remove this Storage.
A confirmation window will pop up. Confirm by clicking
The removal request will then be processed.
You can also monitor the progress of the datastore removal in