Can I delete a dir from inside a .vma file?

May 28, 2018
I have a VM backup that I want to restore, a .vma.lzo file. This file is huge because of an out-of-control process.

Can I delete a dir from inside a .vma file and then restore the VM?

Restoring the entire VM with all the unneeded data inside would take up way too much time.
You can extract the raw file from the backup and play around with it but you need as much space you would require in restoring it. So there is point in doing that.


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