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Unable to rename or delete a VMkernel portgroup after upgrading ESX (1003933)
- After upgrading ESX, the VMkernel portgroup is changed and cannot be renamed or deleted.
- In the VMware Infrastructure Client shows the portgroup as a VMM Network instead of VMkernel port.
To work around this issue:
- Run these commands to enable and delete the VMkernel port:
esxcfg-vmknic -e <portgroup name>
esxcfg-vmknic -d <portgroup name>
- Run this command to remove the portgroup from the virtual switch:
esxcfg-vswitch -D <portgroup name> vSwitchX
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