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Dismount-VHD

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: June 10, 2014

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Dismount-VHD

Dismounts a virtual hard disk.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Path
Dismount-VHD [-Path] <String[]> [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: Disk
Dismount-VHD [-DiskNumber] <UInt32> [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Dismount-VHD cmdlet dismounts a virtual hard disk.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which a virtual hard disk is to be dismounted. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully-qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer — use “localhost” or a dot (“.”) to specify the local computer explicitly.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

.

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DiskNumber<UInt32>

Specifies the disk number of the virtual hard disk to be dismounted.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Passthru

Specifies that an object is to be passed through to the pipeline representing the virtual hard disk to be dismounted.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path<String[]>

Specifies one or more virtual hard disk files for which the corresponding virtual hard disks are to be dismounted.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


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

Dismounts an attached virtual hard disk where the path to the virtual hard disk file path is c:\test\testvhdx.vhdx.


PS C:\> Dismount-VHD –Path c:\test\testvhdx.vhdx

Example 2

Dismounts the attached virtual hard disk image with disk number 6.


PS C:\> Dismount-VHD –DiskNumber 6

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