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The 'Amazon - Delete Snapshots By Volume ID' task will delete all snapshots of a specified EBS Volume ID if the snapshots are older than the specified number of days, which can be entered in the 'Days To Keep Snapshots' tab.

How To Set Up Your Task

Here is a breakdown of the steps of how to set up your 'Amazon - Delete Snapshots By Volume ID' task.

Step 1 - Choose a name for your task.

Step 2 - Choose the credential for the AWS account you would like to manage

Step 3 - Choose the region in which your chosen AWS resources are located

Step 4 - Choose the 'Amazon - Delete Snapshots By Volume ID' task from the Task drop-down list

Step 5 - Choose the Volume Id of the individual EBS volume you would like to backup

Step 6 - Choose the number of 'Days To Keep Snapshots'. Any snapshots of this volume after this period will automatically be deleted when the task executes.

Step 7 - Choose a predefined schedule (or create your own)  from the Schedule drop-down list for when you would like this task to run.

Step 8 - Choose whether you would like to be notified when the task is complete.

Step 9 - Click the Save button to complete the task creation.

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