Use the Delete from Disk option to remove a virtual machine from vCenter Server and delete all virtual machine files, including the configuration file and virtual disk files, from the datastore.

Power off the virtual machine.

1

Display the virtual machine in the inventory.

2

Right-click the virtual machine and select Delete from Disk.

3

Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.

vCenter Server deletes the virtual machine from its datastore. Disks that are shared with other virtual machines are not deleted.