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Remove-WebAppPool

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Removes an application pool from IIS.

SYNTAX

Remove-WebAppPool [-Name] <String> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Remove-WebAppPool cmdlet removes an application pool from Internet Information Services (IIS).

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Remove an application pool

IIS:\> New-WebAppPool -Name "MyNewAppPool" "Sleep for 5 seconds before AppPool gets removed"; Sleep 5 
IIS:\> Remove-WebAppPool -Name "MyNewAppPool"

This command creates a new application pool, and then removes it after waiting 5 seconds.

PARAMETERS

-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

-Name

Specifies the name of the application pool to remove.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
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

NOTES

New-WebAppPool

Restart-WebAppPool

Start-WebAppPool

Stop-WebAppPool

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