You can remove a snapshot of a virtual machine.
When you remove a snapshot, you delete the state of the virtual machine that you preserved, and you can never return to that state again. Removing a snapshot does not affect the current state of the virtual machine.
A virtual machine with a stored snapshot.
- On the Virtual Data Center dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and from the left panel, select Virtual Machines.
- Click to view the list in a card view and, optionally, arrange the list of virtual machines from the Sort by drop-down menu.
- From the Actions menu of the virtual machine for which you want to remove the snapshot, select Remove Snapshot.
- Click OK.