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Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation

 

Topic Last Modified: 2012-03-26

Removes the Active Directory service control point for the Central Management store.

Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-Force <SwitchParameter>] [-GlobalSettingsDomainController <Fqdn>] [-Report <String>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) uses service control points (SCP) to help computers locate services. For example, when you install Microsoft Lync Server 2010, an SCP is created that provides location information for the Central Management store used to maintain Lync Server data. Computers that need access to the database connect to Active Directory and use the information contained in the SCP to help them locate the correct computer and the correct instance of SQL Server.

As noted, when you install Lync Server, an SCP for the Central Management store is automatically created for you. Typically, you do not want to delete that SCP; if you do, computers will not be able to locate the database. However, there might be times (perhaps when troubleshooting a problem) when you will need to delete the SCP. To do that, use the cmdlet Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation. After the SCP has been deleted, you can recreate it (or create a new service control point) by using the Set-CsConfigurationStoreLocation cmdlet.

Who can run this cmdlet: By default, members of the following groups are authorized to run the Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation cmdlet: RTCUniversalServerAdmins.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

GlobalSettingsDomainController

Optional

String

Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of a domain controller where global settings are stored. If global settings are stored in the Active Directory System container, then this parameter must point to the root domain controller. If global settings are stored in the Configuration container, then any domain controller can be used and this parameter can be omitted.

Force

Optional

Switch Parameter

Suppresses the display of any non-fatal error message that might occur when running the command.

Report

Optional

String

Enables you to specify a file path for the log file created when the cmdlet runs. For example: -Report "C:\Logs\ConfigurationStore.html"

WhatIf

Optional

Switch Parameter

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

Confirm

Optional

Switch Parameter

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.

None. Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation does not accept pipelined input.

Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation does not return any objects or values.

-------------------------- Example 1 ------------------------

Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation

The command shown in Example 1 removes the Active Directory service control point for the Central Management store. To restore this SCP (or to create a new SCP), you must run the Set-CsConfigurationStoreLocation cmdlet.

-------------------------- Example 2 ------------------------

Remove-CsConfigurationStoreLocation -Report C:\Logs\Store_Location.html

Example 2 also removes the Active Directory service control point for the Central Management store. In addition to deleting the SCP, this command records information about the success (or failure) of the operation to the log file C:\Logs\Store_Location.html. To create this log file, the command uses the Report parameter followed by the path to the log file where information should be recorded. If this file already exists, the contents will be overwritten when the command runs. If the file does not exist, it will be created when the command runs.

 
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