Delete snapshot image

You delete snapshot images to clean up the oldest snapshot image from a snapshot group or snapshot consistency group.

About this task

You can delete a single snapshot image, or you can delete snapshot images from snapshot consistency groups that have the same creation timestamp. You also can delete snapshot images from a snapshot group.

You cannot delete a snapshot image if it is not the oldest snapshot image for the associated base volume or snapshot consistency group.

Procedure

  1. Select Storage > Snapshots.
  2. Click the Snapshot Images tab.
  3. Select the snapshot image that you want to delete, and confirm that you want to perform the operation.

    If you selected a snapshot image of a snapshot consistency group, select each member volume that you want to delete, and confirm that you want to perform the operation.

  4. Click Delete.

Result

System Manager performs the following actions: