Asked by: Melvin Mestres
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

How do I remove Amazon Elastic Block Storage snapshot storage?

To delete a snapshot using the console
Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/ . Choose Snapshots in the navigation pane. Select a snapshot and then choose Delete from the Actions list. Choose Yes, Delete.

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Besides, how do I remove elastic block storage?

To delete an EBS volume using the console Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/ . In the navigation pane, choose Volumes. Select a volume and choose Actions, Delete Volume. In the confirmation dialog box, choose Yes, Delete.

Also, how do you delete snapshots? To delete a snapshot in the vSphere Web Client:

  1. Right-click the virtual machine and click Manage Snapshots.
  2. In the Snapshot Manager, click a snapshot to select it.
  3. Select whether you want to delete a single snapshot or all snapshots.
  4. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  5. Click Close to exit the Snapshot Manager.

Considering this, how do I delete old AWS snapshots?

To delete a snapshot using the console Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/ . Choose Snapshots in the navigation pane. Select a snapshot and then choose Delete from the Actions list. Choose Yes, Delete.

Can I delete a snapshot of the root device of an EBS volume?

Basically the AMI (Instance backed or EBS backed) is a set of instructions and an S3 image that is used to initiate the new instance. If you want to delete the snapshot then you must first deregister the AMI (as you note). But you cannot delete the snapshot until the AMI is deregistered.

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