Cannot delete backup vault

Brenn Filip 20 Reputation points
2023-05-25T09:01:14.4633333+00:00

Hello dear,

I have a problem with deleting the backup vault, when I try to delete it, it says this:

"Vault deletion error: Cannot delete the Backup vault as there are existing backup instances or backup policies in the vault"

but in the dashboard I don't see any entry in backup policies or backup instances.

Could someone give me some advice on how to fix this?

thank you in advance.

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  1. Michael Durkan 12,196 Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-25T09:36:13.3733333+00:00

    Hi

    you can run this script to purge the vault - once you are 100% happy that there is no data left:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/scripts/delete-recovery-services-vault

    You may have backup data still in Soft Delete state, but this should clear.

    Hope this helps,

    Thanks

    Michael Durkan

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