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SANtricity 11.6
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Delete snapshot volume


You can delete a snapshot volume or a snapshot consistency group snapshot volume that is no longer needed for backup or software application testing purposes. You can also specify whether you want to delete the snapshot reserved capacity volume associated with a read-write snapshot volume or retain the snapshot reserved capacity volume as an unassigned volume.

About this task

Deleting a base volume automatically deletes any associated snapshot volume or consistency group snapshot volume. You cannot delete a snapshot volume that is in a volume copy with a status of In Progress.

  1. Select Storage  Snapshots.

  2. Select the Snapshot Volumes tab.

    System Manager displays all the snapshot volumes associated with the storage array.

  3. Select the snapshot volume that you want to delete, and then select Uncommon Tasks  Delete.

  4. Confirm that you want to perform the operation, and then click Delete.


System Manager performs the following actions:

  • Deletes all member snapshot volumes (for a snapshot consistency group snapshot volume).

  • Removes all associated host assignments.