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Applies to: Exchange Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

Use the Remove-WebServicesVirtualDirectory cmdlet to remove an existing virtual directory from a computer running Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 that has the Client Access server role installed.

Remove-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -Identity <VirtualDirectoryIdParameter> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Parameter Required Type Description




The Identity parameter specifies a virtual directory.




The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.




The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

You can remove the default Exchange Web Services virtual directory or another Exchange Web Services virtual directory.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Exchange Web Services settings" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

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This example removes the virtual directory Sales from the server CAS01.

Remove-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -Identity CAS01\Sales
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