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.


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


Right-click a stranded item and select Force Delete.


Click Yes.

vCloud Director removes the item from the stranded items list.