When you no longer need a protection group, you can delete it.

Caution: When you delete a protection group, you also delete ALL of the snapshots associated with it, forever.


  1. From the left navigation, select Protection groups.
  2. Identify a protection group to delete, from the drop-down menu on the far right, click Delete.
  3. In the Delete protection group dialog box, verify that you want to delete this group and all the associated snapshots in it and enter the phrase DELETE GROUP AND SNAPSHOTS in all upper case letters.
    Note: When you click OK, all snapshots in the group are deleted permanently and are not retrievable.
  4. Click OK to delete the selected protection group and associated snapshots.