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Remove-VMSwitch

Published: August 15, 2012

Updated: September 5, 2013

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Remove-VMSwitch

Deletes a virtual switch.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Name
Remove-VMSwitch [-Name] <String[]> [[-ResourcePoolName] <String[]> ] [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Force] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SwitchObject
Remove-VMSwitch [-VMSwitch] <VMSwitch[]> [[-ResourcePoolName] <String[]> ] [-Force] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-VMSwitch cmdlet deletes a virtual switch.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the virtual switch is to be deleted. 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

-Force

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies the name of the virtual switch to be deleted.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-ResourcePoolName<String[]>

Specifies the name of the resource pool from which the switch is to be deleted.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-VMSwitch<VMSwitch[]>

Specifies the virtual switch to be deleted.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

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

Removes a virtual switch named Qos Switch.


PS C:\> Remove-VMSwitch “QoS Switch”

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