You can go to any snapshot in the snapshot tree to restore the virtual machine to the state of that snapshot.

Before you begin

Required privilege: Virtual machine > Snapshot management > Revert to snapshot on the virtual machine

About this task

Note:

Virtual machines running certain kinds of workloads might take several minutes to resume responsiveness after reverting from a snapshot.

Procedure

  1. Right-click a virtual machine in the vSphere Client inventory and select Snapshot Manager.
  2. In the Snapshot Manager, click a snapshot to select it.
  3. Click Go to to restore the virtual machine to the snapshot.
  4. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

Results

Subsequent child snapshots from this point create a new branch of the snapshot tree. The delta disks for snapshots that you took after you restored the current snapshot are not removed and you can restore those snapshots at any time.