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SnapCenter Software 4.6
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Cancel backup operations

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You can cancel backup operations that are queued.

What you will need

  • You must be logged in as the SnapCenter Admin or job owner to cancel operations.

  • You can cancel a backup operation from either the Monitor page or the Activity pane.

  • You cannot cancel a running backup operation.

  • You can use the SnapCenter GUI, PowerShell cmdlets, or CLI commands to cancel the backup operations.

  • The Cancel Job button is disabled for operations that cannot be canceled.

  • If you selected All members of this role can see and operate on other members objects in Users\Groups page while creating a role, you can cancel the queued backup operations of other members while using that role.


  1. Perform one of the following actions:

    From the…​ Action

    Monitor page

    1. In the left navigation pane, click Monitor > Jobs.

    2. Select the operation, and then click Cancel Job.

    Activity pane

    1. After initiating the backup operation, click activity pane icon on the Activity pane to view the five most recent operations.

    2. Select the operation.

    3. In the Job Details page, click Cancel Job.

The operation is canceled, and the resource is reverted to the previous state.