I am Dale Hayter, a Microsoft and VMware certified Technical Consultant.

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VMware ESX – How to find out what VM’s have snapshots / Deltas

Found out a nifty command which allows you to find out what VM’s have Delta / Snapshot files. Run this when SSH’d in.

find /vmfs/volumes/ -name "*delta*" -type f -print0 | xargs -0 du --human-readable --total

Or for ESXi the command below

find /vmfs/volumes/ -name "*delta*" -type f -print0 | xargs -0 du -h