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ODA Shared Repository Not Releasing Disk Space From Deleted VMs; Not Able to Delete a VM Even if the VM Has no Files or VDisks (Doc ID 2515399.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 One of the VMs we attempted to delete returned an error:

     OAKERR : 9009 : Unable to find the resource : odatest

This VM is listed and can be seen if using the 'oakcli show vm' command,

However, there are no directories or files for it found under the expected location.



This issue can be a bit confusing as the source of the problem is the mismatch of various VM metadata / information:




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