Deleting SAP HANA database clones

You can delete clones if you find them no longer necessary.

About this task

A clone that has been cloned again cannot be deleted. For example, if the production database db1 is cloned to db1_clone1 and subsequently cloned to db1_clone2, and you decide that you want to delete db1_clone1, you must first delete db1_clone2, and then delete db1_clone1.


  1. In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the appropriate plug-in from the list.
  2. In the Resources page, either select the resource or resource group from the View drop-down list.
  3. Select the resource or resource group from the list.
    The resource or the resource group topology page is displayed.
  4. From the Manage Copies view, select Clones either from the primary or secondary (mirrored or replicated) storage systems.
  5. Select the clone, and then click .
  6. Optional: In the Delete Clone page, perform the following actions:
    1. In the Pre clone delete field, enter the commands that should be run before deleting the clone.
    2. In the Unmount field, enter the command to unmount the clone before deleting the clone.
  7. Click OK.