Remove-CMDeviceCollection

Remove-CMDeviceCollection

Removes device collections from the Configuration Manager hierarchy.

Syntax

Parameter Set: SearchByIdMandatory
Remove-CMDeviceCollection -CollectionId <String> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SearchByNameMandatory
Remove-CMDeviceCollection -Name <String> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SearchByValueMandatory
Remove-CMDeviceCollection -InputObject <IResultObject> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Remove-CMDeviceCollection cmdlet removes device collections from the Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager hierarchy. You can specify the device collections by their name, ID, or an object that represents the collections.

For more information about collection, see Introduction to Collections in Configuration Manager (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=259433) on TechNet.

Parameters

-CollectionId<String>

Specifies the IDs of the device collections to remove.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Force

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InputObject<IResultObject>

Specifies an object that represents the device collection to remove.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies the names of the collections to remove.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

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.

Examples

Example 1: Remove a device collection

This command removes the device collection named . You must confirm the action before the command performs it.


PS C:\> Remove-CMDeviceCollection -Name "Windows 7"

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