How to Delete a Virtual Machine in Proxmox

Here is what you need to do to delete a VM in proxmox.

1) log in to Proxmox.

2) Find the VM you need to delete.

3) Shutdown the VM

Shutdown proxmox virtual machine

When it asks for confirmation, press “Yes”

4) After VM is stopped, click on the “More” button. You will see the option to remove the Virtual machine.

Remove Virtual Machine in Proxmox

It will ask for deletion confirmation. You must enter VM ID and click the “Remove” button to delete the virtual machine.

Delete a VM using command line

First, stop the Virtual machine

qm stop VM_ID

Then delete the VM with

qm destroy VM_ID

Back to Proxmox

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