You can upgrade an existing installation, or remove some or all of a Hybrid Cloud Manager deployment. Some actions might require coordination with VMware Global Support Services.

Unstretching a Layer 2 network is necessary if you want to remove the associated Layer 2 concentrator service virtual appliance, or if you want to uninstall Hybrid Cloud Manager.

You might want to remove a service appliance if you change your mind about your installation architecture, or if you are preparing to uninstall Hybrid Cloud Manager.

You can uninstall the Hybrid Cloud Manager if you intend to remove Hybrid Cloud Manager from your on-premises data center.

You can administer the Hybrid Cloud Manager deployment from the Management Portal, a browser-based user interface.

You can upgrade an existing Hybrid Cloud Manager installation. The upgrade occurs while the service virtual machines are running. Your previous networking capabilities remain the same.