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SharePoint 2013

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Removes a user account from a designated list.

Remove-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount [-Identity] <SPSecureStoreSystemAccountPipeBind> [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Use the Remove-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount cmdlet to remove a user account from a designated list of accounts which will be considered a system account.

SharePoint Management Shell


Parameter Required Type Description




Specifies the name, object, or GUID to remove.




Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.




Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters




Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

--------------EXAMPLE 1----------

Remove-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount -Identity contoso\jdoe

This example removes a specific user name jdoe by using the Identity parameter.

--------------EXAMPLE 2----------

Get-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount | Where-Object -filter {$_.AccountName -eq 'Contoso\admin'} | Remove-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount

This example removes the admin, user from the contoso domain by filtering the results from the Get-SPSecureStoreSystemAccount cmdlet.

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