Amazon – Error Deleting Snapshots

I’ve recently took a snapshot quite long time ago for my images. When i tried to delete the snapshot, it prompt me snapshot snap-idxxxx is currently in used by ami-xxxx.


The main reason you’re unable to delete the snapshot because it is still register with the AMI.

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1.  From the left panel, select the AMI then you’ll see a AMI record.

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2.  Select the AIM, then click the actions button and select deregister.

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3.  Go back to your snapshoot from the left menu and delete again. You should able to delete it.

Amazon – Error Deleting Snapshots

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