Identify and remove old virtual machine persistent disk snapshots in order to optimize storage costs. A Google Cloud virtual machine disk snapshot is considered old when the resource is older than the number of days specified in the conformity rule settings (threshold). The threshold must be configured in the rule settings, on your Trend Micro Cloud One™ – Conformity account console.
Virtual machine persistent disk snapshots incur monthly storage charges as long as they exist within your Google Cloud Platform (GCP) projects, regardless whether the snapshots are being used or not. To help lower your Google Cloud storage costs, remove any obsolete (old) virtual machine disk snapshots from your GCP projects.
To identify any old (unneeded) virtual machine disk snapshots within your Google Cloud account, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To remove old and unneeded virtual machine (VM) persistent disk snapshots from your Google Cloud projects, perform the following operations:
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