Vssadmin delete shadowstorage


Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Deletes volume shadow copy storage associations.

vssadmin delete shadowstorage /for=<ForVolumeSpec> [/on=<OnVolumeSpec>] [/quiet]




Specifies the volume to be shadow copied. ForVolumeSpec must be a local volume drive letter or mount point.


Specifies the storage volume. If you do not use /on, all shadow copy storage associations will be deleted for the specified ForVolumeSpec.


Specifies to run the command without displaying messages.