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Disconnect-SPConfigurationDatabase

Published: July 16, 2012

Applies to:  SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise 

Disconnects the local server computer from the farm.

Disconnect-SPConfigurationDatabase [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Parameters

Parameter Required Type Description

AssignmentCollection

Optional

Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPAssignmentCollection

Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

noteNote:

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

Detailed Description

The Disconnect-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet disconnects the active server computer from the SharePoint configuration database. This operation removes the server computer from the farm. The configuration database must be disconnected before the database can be removed.

Input Types

Return Types

Errors

Error Description

Exceptions Description

------------------EXAMPLE------------------

Disconnect-SPConfigurationDatabase –Confirm:$false

This example removes the local server computer from a farm without prompting for user confirmation.

Change History

Date Description

July 16, 2012

Initial publication

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