troubleshooting Question

Xenserver 5.5 snapshot deletion

Avatar of 3D2K
3D2KFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Virtualization
4 Comments1 Solution882 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi

I ran a scripted backup from a Xenserver 5.5 with 3 VMs which creates a snapshot and then copies an .xva file to a network storage device and then deletes the snapshots.

Due to a permission issue the backups were not stored and the snapshots were not deleted.

I fixed the permissions and ran the script again and this time it snapshotted and created the backup .xvas on the network storage.

However, it has left the original snapshots in place.

My question is:

Can I manually delete these snapshots without causing my running VMs any data loss problems?

Brian
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros