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Vmware disk need consolidated after failed to remove Veeam snapshot

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Dear Experts, after Veeam failed to remove a snapshot of VM, vsphere said that its disks need to be consolidated. I let it run through the night but it seems did not work. The VM is still running on snapshot because I can see "...MX-000001.vmdk" in Settings.

I guess the reason is low of storage. I tried to delete some junk data on SAN but not sure if that is enough for a new snapshot that will be taken tonight.

Should I still follow?
1. Power off the VM
2. Take a snapshot
3. Delete all snapshots
3. Power on  the VM

Is there any consideration? when the snapshots are removed at step#3, we will have to wait disks to be consolidated. Am I right?

Many thanks!

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