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.

Caution

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.

1

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

2

Click the Create, Edit or Remove Storage Capabilities icon.

3

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

4

Click Yes to confirm.

The storage capability is removed from the list.