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Delete layer

Jan 11, 2018

Delete an OS layer

You can delete an OS Layer or Layer version, as long as it is not being used by another Layer, or Image Template. Deleting the Layer itself removes all versions, volumes, and resources from the App Layering appliance.

You can delete an entire layer or a layer version if it is:

  • Not deployed to an Image Template.
  • Not the required OS Layer (or Layer Version) for any compatible App Layers.
  • Not a prerequisite for another Layer that is deployed to an Image Template.

To delete an OS layer and its versions

  1. In the Management Console, select Layers.
  2. Select an OS Layer to delete.
  3. Select Delete Versions in the Action bar. This opens the Delete Version Layer wizard.
  4. In the Version Selection tab, either select the Version you want to delete, or select the Delete Layer checkbox to delete the entire Layer, including all of its versions.
  5. In the Confirm and Complete tab, verify that the correct Version (or Layer) is selected for deletion, enter a comment if needed, and click Delete Versions.

Delete an App layer or a Platform layer

You can delete an app layer or layer version, as long as it is not being used by another layer as a prerequisite, or deployed to an image template. Deleting the layer itself removes all versions and resources associated with the layer.

To delete a Platform or App layer

  1. In the Management Console, select Layers, and then choose either App Layers. or  Platform Layers.
  2. Select a Layer to delete.
  3. Select Delete Versions in the Action bar. This opens the Delete Version Layer wizard.
  4. In the Version Selection tab, select the Version you want to delete, or select the Delete Layer check box to delete the entire Layer and all Versions.
  5. In the Confirm and Complete tab, verify that the correct Version (or Layer) is selected for deletion, enter a comment if needed, and click Delete Versions.(missing or bad snippet).