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Remove-SPODeletedSite

Published: July 16, 2012

Applies to:  Office 365 | SharePoint Online 

Removes a SharePoint Online deleted site collection from the Recycle Bin.

Remove-SPODeletedSite [-Identity] <SpoSitePipeBind> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Parameters

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell.SpoSitePipeBind

Specifies the URL of the site collection to remove.

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 Remove-SPODeletedSite cmdlet permanently removes a SharePoint Online deleted site collection from the Recycle Bin.

You have to be a SharePoint Online global administrator and site collection administrator permissions to run the cmdlet.

Input Types

Return Types

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

Remove-SPODeletedSite -Identity https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/sitetoremove

This example removes a SharePoint Online deleted site collection named https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/sitetoremove from the Recycle Bin and deletes it permanently.

Change History

Date Description

July 16, 2012

Initial publication

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