How to reset ESXi after Photon Controller Deployment

If for some reason your Photon Controller deployment fails or you want to re-purpose a host for another Photon Controller deployment you will need to redeploy you will need to reset your ESXi host by removing the Photon VIB.

To remove the VIB. SSH into your ESXi host(s) and type esxcli software vib list and search for photon-controller-agent

esxcli software vib list

Notice the photon-controller-agent

Now type esxcli software vib remove -n photon-controller-agent and press enter

esxcli software vib remove -n photon-controller-agent

Now delete the deployer VM and redeploy it and try the install again. Or use this host with another Photon Controller deployment.

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