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Removing File-Based Resources from the Library

When you no longer need a file-based resource in the Virtual Machine Manager library, it is recommended that you remove the resource through Virtual Machine Manager to ensure that the file is not in use by a virtual machine, guest operating system profile, software profile, or virtual machine template.

Several methods are available for removing file-based resources from the library, either temporarily or permanently, depending on your needs.

In This Section

How to Disable and Enable Library Resources

Provides procedures for disabling and enabling files to temporarily remove them from use in new virtual machines, templates, and profiles.

How to Remove Resources from the Library

Provides a procedure for permanently deleting files no longer in use.

How to Remove a Library Share

Provides a procedure for removing a library share so that the files on that share are no longer indexed in Virtual Machine Manager.

How to Remove a Library Server

Provides a procedure for removing a library server from Virtual Machine Manager.

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