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SnapManager for SAP

The smsap clone delete command


You can run the clone delete command to delete a clone. You cannot delete a clone if the clone is use by any operation.


smsap clone delete
-profile profile_name
[-id guid | -label clone_name]
[-username db_username -password db_password -port db_port]
[-asminstance -asmusername asminstance_username -asmpassword asminstance_password]]
[-syspassword _syspassword_] -force
[-dump] [-quiet | -verbose]


  • -profile profile_name

    Specifies the name of the profile containing the clone being deleted. The profile contains the identifier of the database and other database information.

  • -force

    Deletes the clone even if there are resources associated with the clone.

  • -id guid

    Specifies the GUID for the clone being deleted. The GUID is generated by SnapManager when you create a clone. You can use the smsap clone list command to display the GUID for each clone.

  • -label name

    Specifies the label for the clone being deleted.

  • -asminstance

    Specifies the credentials that are used to log in to the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) instance.

  • -asmusername asminstance_username

    Specifies the user name used to log in to the ASM instance.

  • -asmpassword asminstance_password

    Specifies the password used to log in to ASM instance.

  • -syspassword syspassword

    Specifies the password for the sys privileged user.

    Note You must provide the password for the sys privileged user if the database credentials provided are not the same for sys privileged user.
  • -login

    Allows you to enter the database login details.

  • -username db_username

    Specifies the user name required to access the database.

  • -password db_password

    Specifies the password required to access the database.

  • -port db_port

    Specifies the TCP port number used to access the database that the profile describes.

  • -dump

    Specifies to collect the dump files after the clone delete operation.

  • -quiet

    Displays only error messages in the console. The default is to display error and warning messages.

  • -verbose

    Displays error, warning, and informational messages in the console.


The following example deletes the clone:

smsap clone delete -profile SALES1 -label SALES_May
Operation Id [8abc01ec0e79004b010e79006da60001] succeeded.