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Deleting SnapShots

What is the best way to delete SnapShots in vSphere 5.5?
Is there any step by step procedure or guide that I could be provided? Either thru GUI or CLI.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Based on the comments, which I highly appreciate.  The  SnapShots exists for the VM which is ON and  the performance is very slow.  I know consolidation is going to take a long time, as experienced in the past.  Is there a proper way to delete multi-Snapshots using CLI.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Based on the comments, which I highly appreciate.  The  SnapShots exists for the VM which is ON and  the performance is very slow.

This is to be expected, writing to a snapshot child disk caused poor performance.


 know consolidation is going to take a long time, as experienced in the past.  Is there a proper way to delete multi-Snapshots using CLI.

Delete ALL the snapshots.
cgeorgeisaac

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Could you provide me the correct CLI command?
I have followed this link but a little confused as to which one I should run first.
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1026380
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

get-vm VMname* | get-snapshot | Remove-Snapshot -Confirm:$false

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