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Administrator Guide

OceanStor 2800 V5 V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 2800 V5. 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 is intended for 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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Removing a VMTools File

Removing a VMTools File

This operation enables you to remove a VMTools file of a VM.


At least one VM exists in the storage system.


  1. Go to the CLI.
  2. On the CLI, run remove virtual_machine vmtools vm_id=?. Table 5-40 describes the related parameters.

    Table 5-40 Parameters for removing a VMTools file





    ID of the VM

    To obtain the value, run the show virtual_machine general command without parameters.

  3. Confirm that all required parameters are correctly configured.


Remove a VMTools file.

admin:/>remove virtual_machine vmtools vm_id=1 
WARNING: You are about to remove the VMTools file from a virtual machine. This operation will empty the CDROM of the specified virtual machine. 
Suggestion: Before performing this operation, ensure that the VMTools file of the specified virtual machine is not being used or mounted. 
Have you read warning message carefully?(y/n)y 
Are you sure you really want to perform the operation?(y/n)y 
Command executed successfully.     
Updated: 2019-07-11

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