This procedure details the steps to execute in order to remove an ESXi host from a source ViPR Export Group and add to an existing target Export Group.
Note: this procedure applies to ViPR 3.0 and below, ViPR 3.6 introduces a more automated procedure which I intend to cover in a future post.
Host Removal – remove ESXi Host from a ViPR Export Group
Please ensure there are no EHC StaaS or VIPR native tasks being executed while performing the following procedure.
Note: Ensure the version of SMI-S complies with the EHC ESSM stated version.
The following steps detail the procedure for removing a host from a vSphere ESXi cluster in vCenter and utilizing the ViPR CLI to remove the same host from the cluster Export Group. Continue reading