Deleting a backup file

Use the graphical user interface to delete a backup file for IBM® Security Guardium® Key Lifecycle Manager. For example, you might delete a backup file for which a business needs no longer exists.

About this task

You can use the Backup and Restore page to delete a backup file.

Your role must have the permission to back up files.


  1. Log on to the graphical user interface.
  2. On the Welcome page, click Administration > Backup and Restore.
  3. On the Backup and Restore table, select a backup file that is listed in the table.
  4. Click Delete Backup and confirm that you want to delete the file.

What to do next

Examine the directory in which the backup files are stored to determine whether the specified file was deleted.