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Remove-SCGuestOSProfile

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Remove-SCGuestOSProfile

Removes a guest operating system profile object from VMM.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Remove-SCGuestOSProfile [-GuestOSProfile] <GuestOSProfile> [-Force] [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-SCGuestOSProfile cmdlet removes one or more guest operating system profile objects from the VMM library.

This cmdlet returns the object upon success (with the property MarkedForDeletion set to True) or returns an error message upon failure.

Parameters

-Force

Forces the operation to complete.

For example:

- Remove-SCSCVMHost -Force

Forces the removal of a host object from the VMM database.

- Stop-SCVirtualMachine -Force

Stops a virtual machine.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-GuestOSProfile<GuestOSProfile>

Specifies a guest operating system profile object.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-JobVariable<String>

Specifies that job progress is tracked and stored in the variable named by this parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PROTipID<Guid>

Specifies the ID of the PRO tip that triggered this action. This allows for auditing of PRO tips.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-RunAsynchronously

Indicates that the job runs asynchronously so that control returns to the command shell immediately.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

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.

Notes

  • Requires a VMM guest operating system profile object, which can be retrieved by using the Get-SCGuestOSProfile cmdlet.

Examples

1: Remove a specific guest operating system profile from the library.

The first command gets the guest OS profile object named NewOSProfile01 and stores the object in the $OSProfile variable.

The second command removes the guest OS profile stored in $OSProfile, prompting for confirmation before completing the operation.


PS C:\> $OSProfile = Get-SCGuestOSProfile -Name "NewOSProfile01"PS C:\> Remove-SCGuestOSProfile -GuestOSProfile $OSProfile -Confirm

2: Remove all operating system profiles without being prompted to confirm each deletion.

The first command gets all operating system profile objects from VMMServer01 and stores the objects in the $OSProfiles object array.

The second command passes each object in $OSProfiles to the Remove-OSProfile cmdlet, which removes each of the guest OS profile objects from the VMM library.


PS C:\> $OSProfiles = Get-SCGuestOSProfile -VMMServer "VMMServer01.Contoso.com"PS C:\> $OSProfiles | Remove-SCGuestOSProfile

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