You can remove an existing user-defined storage capability if you do not use it.

You can only remove user-defined storage capabilities. You cannot remove a system-defined storage capability.


If you remove a storage capability that is part of a virtual machine storage profile, you might break the virtual machine storage profile compliance for the virtual machines and virtual disks that use it.


From the vSphere Web Client Home, click Rules and Profiles > VM Storage Profiles.


Click the Create, Edit or Remove Storage Capabilities icon.


On the Manage Storage Capabilities page, select an unused storage capability and click the remove icon.


Click Yes to confirm.

The storage capability is removed from the list.