Kirk, Thanks for the response. I thought that I had successfully removed the port on the n1kv side using the command line. But there was no change in vCenter. It could very well be an issue with vCenter not be "clean". We are eliminating the Nexus switches and going with a VMWare dVS. I have already added this host to the VMWare DVS - so I would prefer not to remove it from vCenter. VMWare recommended that I use a procedure to forcefully remove the Nexus VEM: 1. Shutdown the Nexus VEM (secondary) 2. Shutdown the Nexus VEM (primary) 3. Follow the steps in the document (http://stevenpoitras.com/2013/06/forcefully-uninstalling-the-nexus-vem/) 4. Remove the Nexus dVS from vCenter 5. Delete the Nexus VEM VMs Regards Walter
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We have a Nexus 1000v environment running version 4.2(1)SV2(2.2).
I am trying to remove a host but there is a vethernet port that has a partial configuration and I can't remove the host because the port is "in use".
There was a VM that was showing attached to the port - but in a different data center.
I removed the VM from inventory (and disk).
But, the vethernet port still has a partial configuration.
The configuration on the port is
name = <not found>
state = link down
I removed the port group profile, thinking I could get rid of the vethernet port that way.
The vethernet port was moved to the Unused_Or_Quarantine_Veth port group.
When I try to remove the host I get this error message:
Task - Reconfigure vSphere Distributed Switch
Error stack - vDS n1kp port 248 is still on host host1.com connected to <not-found> nic=4000 type=vmVnic
Any guidance to clearing this port configuration so that I can remove the host is appreciated.
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