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How to delete a hidden VPX instance on a Citrix NetScaler SDX using XenServer command line

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Sometimes when creating a VPX instance on your NetScaler SDX you might be in a hurry and accidentally click Done twice which can cause the NetScaler to try provisioning an instance but not complete it since the initial provisioning has been interrupted:

It’s easy to overlook the “Creating NetScaler Instance…” dialog in the bottom right as the SVM and XenServer prepare to provision the instance:

When you try to recreate the instance with the same name you get an error message saying provisioning is in progress but the SVM has no way of talking to this VPX instance so it’s in limbo. Something like “Error – Instance provisioning is already in progress for xxxxxxxx”

When you check the Instance in the GUI the SDX SVM will say there are no instances:

There is a disconnect between the SVM and what’s running on Xenserver at this point. You will need to delete the hidden/partially created orphaned instance manually:

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Jason Samuel Jason Samuel (@_JasonSamuel on Twitter) is an Infrastructure Architect in Houston, TX with a primary focus on mobility, virtualization, and cloud technologies from Citrix, VMware, & Microsoft. He also has an extensive background in web architecture and information security. He holds a degree from the University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business and is certified in several technologies. Jason is also a recipient of the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) award and an Atlantis Community Expert (ACE). He is a leader in his local Houston Citrix User Group Community and the CUGC Networking Special Interest Group.

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