You can delete old product consumption data from the vCloud Usage Meter database.

This operation deletes collection data older than the selected period from the following tables in the database:
  • CollectionMsg
  • Collection
  • VcopsVmCollection
  • VmHistory
The related records in the following tables are also deleted:
  • InventoryItem
  • Vm
  • HostHistory
  • Host
  • LicenseSetLicense
  • License
  • VcServer

You do not delete products with this operation.

Important: You cannot undo this action.


  • If you delete data that is still within the 24 months retention period, back up the vCloud Usage Meter appliance first.
  • Verify that you have administrative privileges in the vCloud Usage Meter Web application.


  1. Log in to the vCloud Usage Meter Web application.
  2. Go to the Support page.
  3. Click Delete Old Data in the Database section of the page.
  4. Enter the age of data in days that you want to keep. The data that is older than the entered number of days is deleted.
  5. Enter the word CONFIRM.
  6. Click Delete.