You can delete one or more volumes to increase the free capacity of a pool or volume group.

Before you begin

On the volumes that you plan to delete, make sure that:

About this task

Typically, you delete volumes if the volumes were created with the wrong parameters or capacity, or it no longer meets storage configuration needs. Deleting a volume increases the free capacity in the pool or volume group.

Deleting a volume causes loss of all data on those volumes.

Be aware that you cannot delete a volume that has one of these conditions:

When a volume exceeds a given size (currently 128 TB), the delete operation is performed in the background and the freed space might not be immediately available.
  1. From the Manage page, select the storage array that contains the volumes you want to delete.

  2. Select Provisioning  Manage Volumes.

  3. Click Delete.

    The Delete Volumes dialog box appears.

  4. Select one or more volumes that you want to delete, and then confirm that you want to perform the operation.

  5. Click Delete.