Remove-EtwTraceSession

Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows Server Technical Preview

Remove-EtwTraceSession

Removes an ETW trace session.

Syntax

Parameter Set: ByName
Remove-EtwTraceSession [-Name] <String[]> [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>] [ <WorkflowParameters>]

Parameter Set: InputObject (cdxml)
Remove-EtwTraceSession [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-PassThru] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>] [ <WorkflowParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-EtwTraceSession cmdlet removes an Event Trace for Windows (ETW) trace session.

Parameters

-CimSession<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.


Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies an array of names of the ETW trace sessions to remove.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true(ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Indicates that this cmdlet returns an object that represents the item on which it operates. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of zero is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

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


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.

<WorkflowParameters>

This cmdlet supports the following workflow common parameters: -PSParameterCollection, -PSComputerName, -PSCredential, -PSConnectionRetryCount, -PSConnectionRetryIntervalSec, -PSRunningTimeoutSec, -PSElapsedTimeoutSec, -PSPersist, -PSAuthentication, -PSAuthenticationLevel, -PSApplicationName, -PSPort, -PSUseSSL, -PSConfigurationName, -PSConnectionURI, -PSAllowRedirection, -PSSessionOption, -PSCertificateThumbprint, -PSPrivateMetadata, -AsJob, -JobName, and –InputObject. For more information, see    about_WorkflowCommonParameters.

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

Example 1: Remove an ETW trace session

This command removes an ETW trace session named WDIContextLog.


PS C:\> Remove-EtwTraceSession -Name "WDIContextLog"

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