You can permanently remove files from any datastore if you no longer need them.


Required privilege: Datastore > Browse Datastore


  1. Click Storage in the VMware Host Client inventory and click Datastores.
  2. Click File browser.
  3. Select the target datastore.
  4. Select the folder that contains the file that you want to delete.

    The available files in the folder are displayed.

  5. Click the file that you want to remove from the datastore, click Delete, and click Delete again.
  6. Click Close to exit the file browser.