Virtualization Manager Reports > VM Snapshot Summary
Version 10.0.00
VM Snapshot Summary
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This report shows all active snapshots by VM, datastore and ESX server. Identifies capacity associated with each snapshot, when the snapshot was created, by guest, ESX server and datastore. Use this report to identify out-of-date snapshots.
File Name
Name of the snapshot file.
Snapshot Name
Name assigned to the snapshot.
Size of the snapshot.
Last Modified
Timestamp of the last write access. For details about data collection options that impact the Last Modified date, see Virtualization Manager Data Collection Options and VM Snapshot Summary.
Datastore Name
The datastore related to the snapshot.
VM Host Name
The name of the server hosting the VMs. Click the name to display the VM Server Detail report.
VM Name
Name of the virtual machine. Click the name to display the VM Detail report.
Create Date
Date snapshot was created.
Virtualization Manager Data Collection Options and VM Snapshot Summary
If this report is accessed via a drilldown from another report, the values shown represent the type of data collection that was configured to collect this data.
A Virtualization Manager data collection policy can be configured to gather data as follows:
Inventory (default option): Collect only the data associated with the VMs in the inventory.
Collect all files in datastore: Perform a full scan of the datastore to discover files that are resident on the datastore, but not associated with a VM in the inventory. This option finds files that may be invisible to VMware, but that are consuming space on the datastore.
When the Inventory option is configured in the data collector policy, it has the following impact on fields shown in this report:
The Last Modified date will be null.