Remove-DPMDisk

Remove-DPMDisk

Removes a disk from a storage pool.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Remove-DPMDisk [-DPMDisk] <Disk[]> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-DPMDisk cmdlet removes a disk from a storage pool. A storage pool in System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) consists of a set of disks where the DPM server stores replicas, shadow copies, and transfer logs for protected data sources.

To get a list of all disks on a DPM server, use the Get-DPMDisk cmdlet.

Parameters

-DPMDisk<Disk[]>

Specifies an array of disks that this cmdlet removes from a storage pool.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

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: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

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.

  • Disk

Examples

Example 1: Remove a disk from a storage pool

The first command uses the Get-DPMDisk cmdlet to retrieve the disks on a server, and stores them in the $DpmDisk variable.

The second command uses the Remove-DPMDisk cmdlet to remove the disks in $DpmDisk from the server storage pool.


PS C:\> $DpmDisk = Get-DPMDisk -DPMServerName "Contoso-DPMServer"
PS C:\> Remove-DPMDisk -DPMDisk $DpmDisk

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