Hi Adam, You're correct that VCL does not delete the original VMDK source image files.
Regards, Mike -- *Mike Haudenschild* Education Systems Manager Longsight Group (740) 599-5005 x809 m...@longsight.com www.longsight.com On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Hechler, Adam <hec...@rpi.edu> wrote: > Hello all,**** > > ** ** > > I looked around a little bit but didn’t see any documentation on how to > delete images (and their associated files). **** > > Through all of my testing I’ve wound up creating quite a few images and > I’d like to clean things up before continuing. **** > > ** ** > > What I have been able to do is this:**** > > ** ** > > In VCL: **** > > In Manage Computers I reloaded all of the computers that had one of the > images I wanted to delete with a different image. I didn’t see any method > of just “unloading” the images from the computers.**** > > In Manage Images, I just selected the Delete button for those images I > wanted to delete (I had tried this first but received the message that the > selected resource was in use which is what led me to load different images > in the Manage Computers screen). **** > > ** ** > > So now, when I got to VMWare Server, I no longer see the images there. *** > * > > ** ** > > If I look in our datastore, the physical files are still there and if I > look in the database, I still see the images in the “image” table. I > figured before I just physically delete the files, or delete records from > the database, I better ask. Hoping for some guidance.**** > > ** ** > > Thanks,**** > > Adam**** > > ** ** > > ** ** > > Adam Hechler**** > > Senior Analyst /PC Systems Administrator**** > > Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute**** > > 275 Windsor Street**** > > Hartford, CT 06120 USA**** > > Ph: 860-548-2446**** > > Email: hec...@rpi.edu**** > > Web: http://www.ewp.rpi.edu**** > > ** ** >