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Remove-VMGroupMember

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Removes members from a virtual machine group.

SYNTAX

VM Using Name (Default)

Remove-VMGroupMember [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
 [-Name] <String> [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

VMGroup Using ID

Remove-VMGroupMember [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
 [-Id] <Guid> [-VMGroupMember] <VMGroup[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

VMGroup Using Name

Remove-VMGroupMember [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
 [-Name] <String> [-VMGroupMember] <VMGroup[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

VM Using ID

Remove-VMGroupMember [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
 [-Id] <Guid> [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

VM Using InputObject

Remove-VMGroupMember [-VMGroup] <VMGroup> [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

VMGroup Using InputObject

Remove-VMGroupMember [-VMGroup] <VMGroup> [-VMGroupMember] <VMGroup[]> [-Passthru] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Remove-VMGroupMember cmdlet removes either virtual machines or groups of virtual machines from a virtual machine group.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Remove a virtual machine from a group

PS C:\> $VM01 = Get-VM -Name "ContosoVirtualMachine01"
PS C:\> Remove-VMGroupMember -Name "VirtualMachineGroup" -VM $VM01

The first command uses the Get-VM cmdlet to get a virtual machine named ContosoVirtualMachine01. The command stores this virtual machine object in the $VM01 variable.

The second command removes the virtual machine in $VM01 from the group named VirtualMachineGroup.

PARAMETERS

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type: CimSession[]
Parameter Sets: VM Using Name, VMGroup Using ID, VMGroup Using Name, VM Using ID
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts that run this cmdlet. 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.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: VM Using Name, VMGroup Using ID, VMGroup Using Name, VM Using ID
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type: PSCredential[]
Parameter Sets: VM Using Name, VMGroup Using ID, VMGroup Using Name, VM Using ID
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Id

Specifies the unique ID of the virtual machine group from which this cmdlet removes virtual machines or groups of virtual machines.

Type: Guid
Parameter Sets: VMGroup Using ID, VM Using ID
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual machine group from which this cmdlet removes virtual machines or groups of virtual machines.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: VM Using Name, VMGroup Using Name
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Passthru

Indicates that this cmdlet returns the Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMGroup object that it configures.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-VM

Specifies an array of virtual machines that this cmdlet removes from a virtual machine group. To obtain a VirtualMachine object, use the Get-VM cmdlet.

Type: VirtualMachine[]
Parameter Sets: VM Using Name, VM Using ID, VM Using InputObject
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-VMGroup

Specifies the virtual machine group from which this cmdlet removes virtual machines or groups of virtual machines. To obtain a VMGroup object, use the Get-VMGroup cmdlet.

Type: VMGroup
Parameter Sets: VM Using InputObject, VMGroup Using InputObject
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-VMGroupMember

Specifies an array of groups of virtual machines that this cmdlet removes from a virtual machine group.

Type: VMGroup[]
Parameter Sets: VMGroup Using ID, VMGroup Using Name, VMGroup Using InputObject
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WhatIf

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

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMGroup

This cmdlet returns a VMGroup object, if you specify the Passthru parameter.

NOTES

Add-VMGroupMember

Get-VM

Get-VMGroup

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