ZCB offers many ways to delete backup data. Data can be deleted automatically, via retention policy, or manually in one of several methods.
All cloud data deletions require extensive communication with the cloud storage providers, and may take a long time to complete.
Deleted data cannot be recovered.
ZCB offers several ways to manually delete data on the cloud or on local disk.
Deletions can take a long time to finish, so please be patient.
Choose this method if you have a large amount of data to delete or if the data you need to delete was uploaded by another machine.
The Delete All Backups Finished Before... function is found in the File menu.
Please see How to use the Delete All Backups Finished Before function for step-by-step instructions.
Choose this method if you wish to delete a small number of individual backup runs.
Choose this method if you wish to remove a backup set and all data associated with it.
Choose this method if you prefer to delete data from a web interface.
Backup data that meets its retention policy will be deleted automatically within 24 hours. No further action is necessary.