Remove the Storage Plugin for vCenter
You can remove the plugin from the vCenter Server Appliance and uninstall the plugin webserver from the application host.
These are two distinct steps that you can perform in any order. However, if you choose to remove the plugin webserver from the application host before unregistering the plugin, the registration script is removed during that process and you cannot use Method 1 to unregister.
Unregister the plugin from a vCenter Server Appliance
To unregister the plugin from a vCenter Server Appliance, select one of these methods:
Method 1: Execute the registration script
Open a prompt through the command line and navigate to the following directory:
-action unregisterPlugin ^
-vcenterHostname <vCenter FQDN> ^
-username <Administrator Username> ^
Verify that the script is successful.
The logs are saved to
Method 2: Use the vCenter Server Mob pages
Open a web browser and enter the following url:
https://<FQDN of vCenter Server>/mob
Log in under the administrator credentials.
Look for the property name of
extensionManagerand click the link associated with that property.
Expand the properties list by clicking the More… link at the bottom of the list.
Verify that the extension
plugin.netapp.eseriesis in the list.
If it is present, then click the Method
Enter the value
plugin.netapp.eseriesin the dialog and click Invoke Method.
Close the dialog and refresh the web browser.
Verify that the
plugin.netapp.eseriesextension is not on the list.
This procedure unregisters the plugin from the vCenter Server Appliance; however, it does not remove plugin package files from the server. To remove package files, use SSH to access the vCenter Server Appliance and navigate to the following directory:
Remove the plugin webserver from the Application host
To remove the plugin software from the application host, follow these steps:
From the application server, navigate to the Control Panel.
Go to Apps & Features, and then select SANtricity Storage Plugin for vCenter.
A confirmation dialog opens.
A confirmation message is displayed when the uninstall is complete.