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Remove-SCService

Updated: September 27, 2012

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Remove-SCService

Deletes a VMM service and all associated virtual machines.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Remove-SCService [-Service] <Service> [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-SCService cmdlet deletes a System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) service and all associated virtual machines from the host on which it is deployed. The service must be in a stopped state prior to deleting it. To stop a service, use the Stop-SCService cmdlet.

For more information about Remove-SCService, type: "Get-Help Remove-SCService -online".

Parameters

-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

-Service<Service>

Specifies a VMM service object.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMMServer<ServerConnection>

Specifies a VMM server object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

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

1: Remove a specific service deployed on a host.

The first command gets the service object named Service01 on VMMServer01 and stores the object in the $Service variable.

The second command stops the service stored in $Service.

The last command removes the service stored in $Service and deletes the corresponding virtual machine files from the file system. A confirmation prompt is displayed before the service is removed.


PS C:\> $Service = Get-SCService -VMMServer "VMMServer01.Contoso.com" -Name "Service01"PS C:\> Stop-SCService -Service $ServicePS C:\> Remove-SCService -Service $Service -Confirm

2: Remove all services with names that include a specific string.

The first command gets all service objects that include the string "Service" in their name, and then stores the objects in the $Services variable.

The second command stops all services stored in $Service.

The third command removes all service objects contained in $Services and deletes the corresponding virtual machine files from the file system. A confirmation prompt is displayed before the the service is removed.


PS C:\> $Services = Get-SCService -VMMServer "VMMServer01.Contoso.com" | where { $_.Name -Match "Service" }PS C:\> $Services | Stop-SCServicePS C:\> $Services | Remove-SCService -Confirm

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