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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere

Deleting from Disk

If you want to delete records about backups from the Veeam Backup & Replication console and configuration database and, additionally, delete backup files from the backup repository, you can use the Delete from disk operation.

Mind the following:

  • Do not delete backup files from the backup repository manually. Use the Delete from disk option instead. If you delete backup files manually, subsequent backup or replication job sessions will fail.
  • The Delete from disk operation can be performed for the whole backup or for separate VMs in the backup.

To delete backup files from the backup repository:

  1. Open the Home view.
  2. In the inventory pane, select Backups or Replicas.
  3. In the working area, select the backup or separate VM in the backup and click Remove from > Disk on the ribbon. You can also right-click the backup and select Delete from disk.

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