VMware tags created by OpenShift IPI installer are not deleted post cluster destruction.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When openshift-install destroy cluster command runs the VMs and folder are deleted but all tags in vSphere from previous installations remain present.
  • Is it an expected behavior while destroying an OCP 4.5 cluster installed on vSphere with IPI format?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 4.5

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