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VMware Snapshots - Restarting Server?

VMware 5.0
I have a snapshot that is taking quite a long time to delete.  While this is happening is it possible to restart the server?
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iNetSystem
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s3e3Commented:
Restart the VMWare HOST ? I would not advise not to do this.
Restart the Guest ? Not recommend either. No other tasks should be running against the vm. It might technically work but you will risk data integrity.
Try to keep snapshots as small as possible (under 24hrs). If you need a backup use a clone, much better option.
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iNetSystemAuthor Commented:
That's what I thought - thanks!
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You may want to read my Article whilst you wait...

HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient
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