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Delete Snapshots for Replica Sets and Sharded Clusters


To delete snapshots for replica sets and sharded clusters, use the Ops Manager console to find then select a backup snapshot to delete.


You can delete any replica set or sharded cluster snapshot if it is not needed for replica set point-in-time restores.



Click the Ops Manager Backup tab.


Select type of backup file to delete.

Select either Replica Set Status or Sharded Cluster Status.


Click the name of the replica set or sharded cluster.

Displays replica set or sharded cluster details with a list of possible backup files to delete.


Select backup file to delete.

On the list of snapshots, click the Delete link to the right of a snapshot.


Confirm deletion.

Click the OK button on the Delete Snapshot interface to confirm deletion of the backup.