16.9. Deleting Snapshot
Before deleting a snapshot ensure that the following prerequisites are met:
- Snapshot with the specified name should be present.
- Red Hat Gluster Storage nodes should be in quorum.
- No volume operation (e.g. add-brick, rebalance, etc) should be running on the original / parent volume of the snapshot.
To delete a snapshot run the following command:
# gluster snapshot delete <snapname>
- snapname - The name of the snapshot to be deleted.
# gluster snapshot delete snap2 Deleting snap will erase all the information about the snap. Do you still want to continue? (y/n) y snapshot delete: snap2: snap removed successfully
Red Hat Gluster Storage volume cannot be deleted if any snapshot is associated with the volume. You must delete all the snapshots before issuing a volume delete.
16.9.1. Deleting Multiple Snapshots
Multiple snapshots can be deleted using either of the following two commands.
To delete all the snapshots present in a system, execute the following command:
# gluster snapshot delete all
To delete all the snapshot present in a specified volume, execute the following command:
# gluster snapshot delete volume <volname>