You can remove an uplink, or physical network adapter, from a vSphere distributed switch.

1

Log in to the vSphere Client and select the host from the inventory panel.

The hardware configuration page for this server appears.

2

Click the Configuration tab and click Networking.

3

Select the vSphere Distributed Switch view.

4

Click Manage Physical Adapters.

5

Click Remove to remove the uplink from the vSphere distributed switch.

6

Click OK.