delete shadows

Deletes shadow copies.

Syntax

delete shadows [all | volume <Volume> | oldest <Volume> | set <SetID> | id <ShadowID> | exposed {<Drive> | <MountPoint>}]

Parameters

Parameter Description
all Deletes all shadow copies.
volume <Volume> Deletes all shadow copies of the given volume.
oldest <Volume> Deletes the oldest shadow copy of the given volume.
set <SetID> Deletes the shadow copies in the Shadow Copy Set of the given ID. You can specify an alias by using the % symbol if the alias exists in the current environment.
id <ShadowID> Deletes a shadow copy of the given ID. You can specify an alias by using the % symbol if the alias exists in the current environment.
exposed {<Drive> }

Additional references

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