You clear an approvedIP address assignment from a SpoofGuard policy.


Log in to the vSphere Web Client.


Click Networking & Security and then click SpoofGuard.


Select a policy.

Policy details are displayed below the policy table.


In View, click one of the option links.



Active Virtual NICs

List of all validated IP addresses

Active Virtual NICs Since Last Published

List of IP addresses that have been validated since the policy was last updated

Virtual NICs IP Required Approval

IP address changes that require approval before traffic can flow to or from these virtual machines

Virtual NICs with Duplicate IP

IP addresses that are duplicates of an existing assigned IP address within the selected datacenter

Inactive Virtual NICs

List of IP addresses where the current IP address does not match the published IP address

Unpublished Virtual NICs IP

List of virtual machines for which you have edited the IP address assignment but have not yet published


Do one of the following.

To clear a single IP address, click Clear next to the IP address.

To clear multiple IP addresses, select the appropriate vNICs and then click Clear Approved IP(s).