Cleanup and remove those vCenter Server plugins that have errors

vCenter Plugin

Do you have vCenter plugins that you need to get removed. Well here is a quick easy tip.

1. Open a web browser

2. Browse to http://vcenterserver/mob

3. Enter your vCenter username and password

4. Click the “content” link

Removing vCenter Plugins

5. Click the “ExtensionManager” link

Removing vCenter Plugins

6. Note which plugin you want to remove. It will be something like “com.vmware.vcops“.

7. Click the “UnregisterExtension” link. Another page will appear.

Removing vCenter Plugins

8. Enter the plugin name. ie. “com.vmware.vcops“. Then click the “Invoke Method” link

Removing vCenter Plugins

9. You should some feedback at the bottom of the same page. Something like “Method Invocation Result: void“.

Removing vCenter Plugins

10. Refresh the main “ExtensionManager” page and the plugin should disappear.

11. Last but not least, close and restart viclient session.