Deleting snapshot times out

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When removing a snapshot using vmware, the progress may hang at 95% and then time out with errors such as the ones below:

The request refers to an object that no longer exists or never existed


A general system error occured: Invalid fault


The snapshot should eventually delete, there is still stuff going on in the back ground.

To see progress, logon to the esx/esxi server directly via your vsphere client.

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