How to Remove Storage Logical Units in VMM
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
Use the following procedure to delete a logical unit that is under Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) management.
Ensure that the logical unit that you want to delete is not currently assigned to a server that is running Hyper-V or is assigned as storage to a virtual machine. For information about how to remove an assigned logical unit from a server that is running Hyper-V or a server in a host cluster, see How to Configure Storage on a Hyper-V Host in VMM and How to Configure Storage on a Hyper-V Host Cluster in VMM.
Account requirements You must be a member of the Administrator user role or a member of the Delegated Administrator user role to complete this procedure.
To delete a logical unit
Open the Fabric workspace.
In the Fabric workspace, expand Storage, and then click Classifications and Pools.
On the Home tab, in the Show group, click Fabric Resources.
In the Classifications, Storage Pools, and Logical Units pane, expand the storage classification that is assigned to the storage pool where the logical unit resides. Expand the storage pool, and then click the logical unit that you want to remove.
On the Home tab, in the Remove group, click Remove.
Review the warning message.
Caution If you continue, the data on the logical unit is permanently deleted.
Click OK to continue and delete the logical unit. Open the Jobs workspace to view the job status.
If removal is successful, the logical unit is deleted and is removed from the list in the Classifications, Storage Pools, and Logical Units pane.
ConceptsConfiguring Storage in VMM
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