Uninstall Deep Security from your NSX environment

Applies to on-premise Deep Security software installations only

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, go to Home > Networking and Security > Installation > Service Deployments.

    Delete the "Trend Micro Deep Security" service deployment.

  2. Go to Home > Networking and Security > Service Composer > Security Policies.

    Delete the "Deep Security" security policies.

  3. In Deep Security Manager, go to Computers.
  4. In the navigation tree on the left side, right-click the vCenter and select Remove VMware vCenter.
  5. Select one of these options and then click OK:

    • Remove VMware vCenter and all subordinate computers/groups from DSM: Removes the vCenter and all records of the VMs including the Deep Security Policies and Rules assigned to them.
    • Remove VMware vCenter but retain computer data and Group hierarchy: Removes the vCenter but retains its hierarchical structure and the records of the VMs including the Deep Security Policies and Rules assigned to them.
    • Remove VMware vCenter, retain computer data, but flatten hierarchy: Removes the vCenter but retains the records of the VMs including the Deep Security Policies and Rules assigned to them. The hierarchical structure of the vCenter is flattened to a single group.
    If Deep Security Manager has lost connectivity with the NSX Manager, you may get an error stating "Unable to remove Deep Security from VMware." To remove the vCenter from the Deep Security Manager, right-click the vCenter and select Properties to display its Properties window. On the NSX Manager tab in the NSX Manager area, click Remove Manager.