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Recipe: Remove Azure VM Snapshots manually

Expected deliverables:

Manually remove Azure VM Snapshots from Veeam Backup for Azure

Time to complete: 15 minutes


  • The appliance IP address provided by Microsoft Azure.
  • Access to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance using a browser.

Before you start:

Double check that the resources that you wish to delete before doing so.


You have an existing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure deployment.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure console using a browser (HTTPS).
  2. Switch to ‘Protected Data’ tab on the left
  3. Ensure you have “Virtual Machines” selected at the top
  4. Selected the VMs that require Snapshots removal
  5. Click the link in the “Restore Points” column
  6. Select the snapshot(s) in the “Available Restore Points” window
  7. Click “Remove”

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