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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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Deleting a Snapshot

Deleting a Snapshot

Deleting a snapshot releases the resources occupied by the snapshot.


  • At least one application-based snapshot has been created in the system.
  • Running Status of each LUN in the application-based snapshot is Inactive.
  • The LUN snapshots have not been mapped.


When a snapshot LUN serves as the source LUN for LUN copy, the snapshot cannot be deleted.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Data Protection > Snapshot > Application.
  3. From the drop-down list in the upper area of the left function pane, select an application type.
  4. In the upper area of the left function pane, select the snapshot that you want to delete and click Delete on the menu bar.

    The security alert dialog box is displayed.

  5. Confirm the deletion of the snapshot.
    1. Confirm the information in the dialog box, select I have read and understand the consequences associated with performing this operation., and click OK.

      The Execution Result dialog box is displayed, indicating the operation result.

    2. Click Close.
Updated: 2019-04-17

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