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Detaching a [Disk Safe|Manage Disk Safes] deletes the Disk Safe configuration from Server Backup Manager. All configured tasks and historical task information is lost, but the Disk Safe and all backed up data remains on the disk and the Disk Safe folder is maintained.
{info:title=Note}You can detach only [closed|ServerBackup:Close disk safes] or disabled Disk Safes.
Use the following steps to detach a Disk Safe in Server Backup Manager.

1. In the Main menu, click *Disk Safes*.

2. Select a Disk Safe you want to detach, and then click the *Close Selected* button. The state indicator turns red, as shown in the following image.

!Disk Safe list_Close Selected button_English.png!

3. SBM displays a warning message, as shown in the following image.

!Close Disk Safe_Close button_English.png!

4. Click *Close* to close the warning window.

5. Click *OK* on the next window.
!Successfully closed disk safe_English.png!

6. After closing, you can safely detach the Disk Safe. Click the *Detach* icon for the appropriate Disk Safe in the *Actions* column.
!Disk Safe list_Detach icon_2_Closed Disk Safe_English.png!
{info:title=Tip}To find a Disk Safe, you can use the Basic and Advanced List Filters. For more information about customizing the Disk Safes list, see [ServerBackup:Customize the Disk Safes list].
You can detach several Disk Safes at once. For more information about detaching several Disk Safes at once, see [Bulk Removal|#bulk].
7. Confirm your request to detach the Disk Safe by clicking *Detach* in the displayed confirmation window.

!Detach Disk Safe window_Detach button_English.png!

8. SBM displays the following message.

!Successfully detached disk safe_English.png!

9. SBM stops displaying the Disk Safe in the Disk Safes list.
!Disk Safe list_1 item left after detaching_English.png!

h2. Bulk Removal{anchor:bulk}

Using the Bulk Removal, you can detach multiple Disk Safes at once.

1. Select several Disk Safes by checking the related checkboxes in the first column in the Disk Safes list.
!Disk Safe list_Bulk selection_2_English.png!
2. Click "Close Selected". The state indicator will turn red.


3. The following message with warning will appear. Click the "Close" button.

  !Close Disk Safe_Close button_English.png!

4. Click the "OK" button on the next window appeared.
!Successfully closed disk safe_English.png!

5. After the Disc Safes are closed, they can be safely detached. Click "Detach Selected" in the "Disk Safes" list toolbar.
!Disk Safe list_Bulk selection_2 Closed disk safes_Detach Selected button_English.png!

6. Confirm detaching of the selected Disk Safes by clicking on "Detach" in the displayed confirmation window.


7. Click "OK" on the next window appeared. The Disk Safes will disappear from the "Disk Safes" list.

!Successfully detached disk safe_English.png!

You can also detach Disk Safes using the "Disk Safes" tab of the Server "Details" Pane. This screen provides the same functionality as the main "Disk Safes" screen. See more information in [Access servers].

{excerpt:hidden=true}Instructions on how to detach Disk Safe configuration but leave all backed up data on disk in Server Backup Manager.{excerpt}