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Remove-IISConfigAttribute

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Removes a configuration attribute from an IIS configuration section or configuration element attribute.

SYNTAX

Remove-IISConfigAttribute [-ConfigElement] <ConfigurationElement> [-AttributeName] <String>
 [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Remove-IISConfigAttribute cmdlet removes a configuration attribute from an Internet Information Services (IIS) configuration section or a configuration element. The value removed is the value for the given ConfigurationElement and not necessarily the effective value for a given site / virtual directory / folder etc. To obtain the effective attribute values, always retrieve the configuration element by specifying the commit path as the deepest level possible. Even the configuration attribute is not defined at that level, the parent attributes are scanned and the effective configuration element is returned. You can then work on this ConfigurationElement to get/set/remove configuration attribute values.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Remove a configuration attribute from an IIS web site.

PS C:\> Get-IISSite "Default Web Site" | Get-IISConfigElement -ChildElementName "limits" | Remove-IISConfigAttribute -AttributeName "MaxUrlSegments"

This command removes the configuration attribute value for the attribute MaxUrlSegments from the Default Web Site, defaulting to its parent or system wide defaults.

Example 2: Remove configuration attribute values from different parts of the configuration store:

PS C:\> Get-IISConfigSection "system.webServer/asp" | Remove-IISConfigAttribute -AttributeName "ScriptErrorMessage"

This command removes the global attribute value for ScriptErrorMessage, defaulting to the schema default.

PARAMETERS

-AttributeName

Specifies the name of the attribute that is to be deleted.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ConfigElement

Specifies the IIS ConfigurationSection or ConfigurationElement from which the matching attribute is to be deleted.

Type: ConfigurationElement
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
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

Microsoft.Web.Administration.ConfigurationElement, String

OUTPUTS

NOTES

Get-IISConfigAttributeValue

Set-IISConfigAttributeValue

IIS Administration Cmdlets for Windows PowerShell

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