What happens when a snapshot is deleted in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization?

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Issue

  • Why does RHEV require writing to the storage when deleting a snapshot?
  • Why does RHEV take so long to delete snapshots?
  • Why is so much free space required in a Storage Domain in order to delete a snapshot ?
  • Why does a snapshot deletion fail due to lack of free space in a Storage Domain ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.x
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.0
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.1

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