Delete volume group

The delete volumeGroup command deletes an entire volume group and its associated volumes.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


Attention: Possible damage to the storage array configuration – All of the data in the volume group is lost as soon as you run this command.


delete volumeGroup [volumeGroupName]


Parameter Description
volumeGroup The name of the volume group that you want to delete. Enclose the volume group name in square brackets ([ ]).

Minimum firmware level