Hi Adam,

You're correct that VCL does not delete the original VMDK source image
files.

Regards,
Mike
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*Mike Haudenschild*
Education Systems Manager
Longsight Group
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www.longsight.com



On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Hechler, Adam <hec...@rpi.edu> wrote:

>  Hello all,****
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> I looked around a little bit but didn’t see any documentation on how to
> delete images (and their associated files). ****
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> Through all of my testing I’ve wound up creating quite a few images and
> I’d like to clean things up before continuing. ****
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> What I have been able to do is this:****
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> In VCL: ****
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> 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.****
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> 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). ****
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> So now, when I got to VMWare Server, I no longer see the images there. ***
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> 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.****
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> Thanks,****
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> Adam****
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> Adam Hechler****
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> Senior Analyst /PC Systems Administrator****
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> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute****
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> 275 Windsor Street****
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> Hartford, CT 06120 USA****
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> Ph: 860-548-2446****
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> Email: hec...@rpi.edu****
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> Web: http://www.ewp.rpi.edu****
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