If vCloud Director cannot delete a stranded item, you can force delete it to remove it from the stranded items list. The stranded item continues to exist in vSphere.

Before you force delete a stranded item, try to delete it. See Delete a Stranded Item.

1

Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Stranded Items in the left pane.

2

Right-click a stranded item and select Force Delete.

3

Click Yes.

vCloud Director removes the item from the stranded items list.