You can delete automatic snapshot policies that are no longer needed. After you delete a policy, all cloud disks to which the policy was applied are no longer affected.


At least one automatic snapshot policy is created. For more information, see Create an automatic snapshot policy.


  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Storage & Snapshots > Snapshots.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. On the Snapshots page, click the Automatic Snapshot Policies tab.
  5. Find the automatic snapshot policy to be deleted and click Delete Policy in the Actions column.
  6. In the message that appears, click OK.
    Delete an automatic snapshot policy