Decommissioning virtual machines and hypervisors#
If you want to decommission virtual machines or hypervisors for Microsoft Hyper-V, you must submit a ticket to the Rackspace Microsoft Hyper-V Support team. This process is for managed virtual machines and hypervisors.
After the ticket has been received by the Microsoft Hyper-V Operations team, the team responds to the ticket confirming the device(s) that you want to decommission.
During this process, the Microsoft Hyper-V team moves the associated
.vhdx files to the
C:\rs-pkgs\temp directory. Ensure that the contents
C:\rs-pkgs\temp are deleted after the device is decommissioned.
For unmanaged VMs, the Hyper-V team can assist but you can also perform the deletion yourself. Use the following command to delete a virtual machine:
For more information or any questions, reach out to your Microsoft Hyper-V Support team.