Removing Snapshots With RM -RF Fails

Symptom: Using the rm -rf .snapshot/<snapshot_folder> operation to delete a snaphot from a mounted file system fails.

Cause: Snapshots are read-only and can't be deleted by running rm -rf .snapshot/<snapshot_folder> from a client instance. Snapshots must be deleted using the console, CLI, or API.

Solution: Use one of these methods to delete the snapshot: