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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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Deleting a VMTools File

Deleting a VMTools File

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


At least one VM exists in the storage system.

Do not delete a VMTools file using the SFTP tool. Otherwise, the VMTools file of the VM cannot be used normally. If a VMTools file is required, transfer it to the storage system. If no VMTools file is required, delete the VMTools file from the VM.


  1. Go to the CLI.
  2. On the CLI, run the delete vmtools general package_name=? vm_fs_id=? command. Table 5-41 describes the related parameters.

    Table 5-41 Parameters for deleting a VMTools file





    Name of the VMTools

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


    ID of the VM file system

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

  3. Confirm that all required parameters are correctly configured.


Delete the VMTools.

admin:/>delete vmtools general package_name=vmtools.tgz vm_fs_id=0 
WARNING: You are about to delete a file. The deleted file can not be recovered. 
Suggestion: Before performing this operation, ensure that the target file is the one you want to 
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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