How to Delete a Private Cloud


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

You can use this procedure to delete a private cloud in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).


Before you can delete a private cloud, there must be no objects that reference the private cloud, such as services, service deployment configurations, and deployed or stored virtual machines.

To delete a private cloud

  1. Open the VMs and Services workspace.

  2. In the VMs and Services pane, expand Clouds. Locate and then click the private cloud that you want to delete.

  3. In the VMs pane, verify that there are no objects related to that cloud.

  4. On the Folder tab, click Delete.

  5. When you are prompted whether you want to remove the private cloud, click Yes.

    Open the Jobs workspace to view the job status.

See Also

Creating a Private Cloud in VMM Overview