Removing jobs and logs from SnapCenter

You can remove backup, restore, clone, and verification jobs and logs from SnapCenter. SnapCenter stores successful and failed job logs indefinitely unless you remove them. You might want to remove them to replenish storage.

Before you begin

There must be no jobs currently in operation.

About this task

You can remove a specific job by providing a Job ID or you can remove jobs within a specified period.

You do not need to place the host in maintenance mode to remove jobs.

The information regarding the parameters that can be used with the cmdlet and their descriptions can be obtained by runningGet-Help command_name. Alternatively, you can also refer to the Cmdlet Reference Guide.

SnapCenter Software 4.2 Windows Cmdlet Reference Guide

Steps

  1. Launch PowerShell.
  2. From the command prompt, enter:
    Open-SMConnection
  3. From the command prompt, enter:
    Remove-SmJobs
  4. In the left navigation pane, click Monitor.
  5. In the Monitor page, click Jobs.
  6. In the Jobs page, review the status of the job.