Decommission a PSC or vCenter Server in vSphere 6.0

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This is an (extremely) quick post to cover the steps required to decommission a Platform Services Controller (PSC) or vCenter Server from the vSphere single-sign on (SSO) domain.  The steps below are for a VCSA; steps for a Windows VC are very similar, and are contained in the VMware KB article I used as a reference for writing this post: KB 2106736.

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Query and change the Platform Services Controller being used by vCenter Server in vSphere 6.0

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Here’s a quick guide on how to query and change the Platform Services Controller (PSC) being used by vCenter.  Querying for the in-use PSC is possible on vCenter 6.0, but changing the PSC is only possible on 6.0 Update 1 or newer.  Note that I performed these steps on the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA), and while I have also included some commands for a Windows-based vCenter server, I haven’t tested them myself.

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