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File in VM folder

Post by Jarhead » Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:04 am

What are all of these files in the folder that homes a VM?
Are they needed?
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Re: File in VM folder

Post by dolbyman » Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:14 am

are you doing snapshots ?

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Re: File in VM folder

Post by Jarhead » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:05 am

No.


Actually, went back and checked and that's what it is. Even though I didn't set it to save snapshots, it is. Not sure why but I'll find out I hope.

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Re: File in VM folder

Post by Trexx » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:45 am

Depend on your VS versions, some of the earlier versions had a bug where they were saving snapshots when you were doing live backups and not erasing them. You should be able to delete all but the latest one and it will re-base the image.

As always, it is a good idea to power down your VM, do a full backup before trying this in case something goes haywire.

Other option is to create a backup of your POWERED OFF VM, upgrade to newest VS version, delete current VM (with bunch of snapshots) and then restore/create new VM from backup.
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