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Disconnect-WSMan

Disconnect-WSMan

Disconnects the client from the WinRM service on a remote computer.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Disconnect-WSMan [[-ComputerName] <String> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Disconnect-WSMan cmdlet disconnects the client from the WinRM service on a remote computer. If you saved the WS-Management session in a variable, the session object remains in the variable, but the state of the WS-Management session is Closed. You can use this cmdlet within the context of the WSMan provider to disconnect the client from the WinRM service on a remote computer. However, you can also use this cmdlet to disconnect from the WinRM service on remote computers before you change to the WSMan provider.

For more information about how to connect to the WinRM service on a remote computer, see Connect-WSMan.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String>

Specifies the computer against which to run the management operation. The value can be a fully qualified domain name, a NetBIOS name, or an IP address. Use the local computer name, use localhost, or use a dot (.) to specify the local computer. The local computer is the default. When the remote computer is in a different domain from the user, you must use a fully qualified domain name must be used. You can pipe a value for this parameter to the cmdlet.

You cannot disconnect from the local host. That is, you cannot disconnect the default connection to the local computer. However, if you create a separate connection to the local computer, for example, by using the computer name.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

localhost

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

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • None

    This cmdlet does not accept any input.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None

    This cmdlet does not generate any output.


Examples

Example 1: Delete a connection to a remote computer

This command deletes the connection to the remote computer named server01.

This cmdlet is generally used within the context of the WSMan provider to disconnect from a remote computer, in this case the server01 computer. However, you can also use Disconnect-WSMan to remove connections to remote computers before you change to the WSMan provider. Those connections do not appear in the ComputerName list.


PS C:\> Disconnect-WSMan -computer server01
PS C:\> cd WSMan:
PS WSMan:\>
PS WSMan:\> dir

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