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Deleting a Data Protection Policy will permanently remove the Policy and all its historical task information.
{note:title=Notice}You cannot undo this operation once performed.
Follow the instructions below to delete a Data Protection Policy in Server Backup.

1. Click "Policy" in the Main Menu to access the "Policies" screen.

2. In the "Policies" list, find the Policy you need and click on the "Delete" icon in the "Actions" column for this Policy.

!Policies list_Delete icon_2_English.png!

{info:title=Tip}To find a Policy, you can use the Basic and Advanced List Filters. See [ServerBackup:Customize the Policies list].

{info:title=Note}You can also use the "Bulk Deletion" function. See [Bulk Deletion|#bulk] below.

3. Confirm your request to delete the Policy by clicking on "Delete" in the displayed window.

!Delete Policy warning_English.png!

4. The Policy will disappear from the "Policies" list without any additional messages after that.

h5. Bulk Deletion {anchor:bulk}

Follow the instructions below to delete multiple Policies at once.

1. Select several Policies by selecting their related checkboxes in the first column in the "Policies" list.

!Policies list_Bulk selection_2_English.png!

2. Click on "Delete Selected" in the list toolbar.

!Policies list_Bulk selection_Delete Selected_2_English.png!

3. Confirm your request to delete the Policies by clicking on "Delete" in the confirmation window.

!Delete Policy warning_Bulk deletion_English.png!

4. The Policies will disappear from the "Policies" list.

You can also delete Policies using the "Policies" tab of the Server "Details" Pane. This screen provides the same functionality as the main "Policies" screen. See more information in [Access servers].{excerpt:hidden=true}Instructions on how to delete data protection policies and their historical data in Server Backup Manager.{excerpt}