When you remove a host from a VMware NSX enabled cluster, the NSX VIBs are automatically removed. The process steps for removing hosts from a VMware NSX enabled cluster is the same as if you were removing a host from a standard vSphere cluster.
Remove a Host from a VMware NSX enabled Cluster
Note: These steps assume you are not even logged into vCenter Server. Skip the first few steps if you are!
Using your favourite web browser, navigate to the vCenter Server login page (https://vcenter.fqdn).
Note: Wait for the host to rebooted.
(optional) Right-Click on the target host and select Maintenance Mode > Exit Maintenance Mode.
Click Home > Networking and Security.
Manual Removal of VMware NSX VIBs
Once the ESXi Host is out of the cluster, if you’re having problems you can remove the VIBs manually by connecting to the host via SSH and running the following commands:
- esxcli software vib remove –vibname=esx-vxlan
- esxcli software vib remove –vibname=esx-vsip