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Old snapshot in datastore - ok to delete?

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Greetings,

I have a snapshot showing up in a datastore but not the VMs snapshot manager. The snapshot is from 02/2017. The VM has been running and backing up fine for a while but backup failed this weekend with a snapshot error. Not sure of this old snapshot caused the failure but in the course of troubleshooting I found the old snapshot and thought I might as well get rid of it. Is it ok to delete it either directly from the vCenter web client or from an ssh session? Should I create a manual snapshot first then delete all to see if that clears it?

Thanks for the help
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