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Remove-CMCategory

Updated: February 7, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Remove-CMCategory

Removes a configuration category in Configuration Manager.

Syntax

Parameter Set: RemoveCategoryByCategory
Remove-CMCategory [-CategoryType <CategoryType> {UserCategories | BaselineCategories | DriverCategories | AppCategories | GlobalCondition | CatalogCategories} ] [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: RemoveCategoryById
Remove-CMCategory [-Force] [-Id <String[]> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: RemoveCategoryByName
Remove-CMCategory [-Force] [-Name <String[]> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-CMCategory cmdlet removes a configuration category in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

Parameters

-CategoryType<CategoryType>

Specifies a category type. Valid values are:

-- UserCategories
-- BaselineCategories
-- DriverCategories
-- AppCategories
-- GlobalCondition
-- CatalogCategories


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Force

Performs the action without a confirmation message.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Id<String[]>

Specifies an array of IDs of configuration categories.


Aliases

CategoryinstanceUniqueid

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies an array of names of configuration categories.


Aliases

LocalizedCategoryInstanceName

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Examples

Example 1: Remove a configuration category

This command removes the category named NewLaptopDriverSet from DriversCategories without prompting you for confirmation.


PS C:\> Remove-CMCategory -CategoryType "DriverCategories" -Force -Name "NewLaptopDriverSet"

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