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Remove-CVVirtualMachine

The Remove-CVVirtualMachine cmdlet removes virtual machines (VMs) from your CommCell environment.

Before you can use this cmdlet, you must log on to your CommCell environment using the Connect-CVServer cmdlet. For more information, see Connecting to a CommCell Environment with PowerShell.

Syntax

Remove-CVVirtualMachine -ClientObject <Object> [-SubclientName <String>] -Entity <String> [-EntityType <String>] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Remove-CVVirtualMachine -ClientObject <Object> [-SubclientName <String>] -Entity <String> [-EntityType <String>] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Required Parameters

Parameter

Description

Data type

Accepts pipeline input?

Accepts wildcard characters?

Type of parameter

–ClientName

The name of the client that the subclient is associated with.

String

No

No

Named

–ClientObject

The object that represents the client that the subclient is associated with.

Object

Yes, by:

  • Value
  • Property name

No

Named

–Entity

The name of the entity to remove.

You can remove multiple entities using a comma-separated list.

String

No

No

Named

Optional Parameters

Commvault Parameters

Parameter

Description

Data type

Values

Accepts pipeline input?

Accepts wildcard characters?

Type of parameter

–SubclientName

The name of the subclient to remove the VM content from.

If you don't include this parameter, the content is removed from the default subclient.

String

 

No

No

Named

–EntityType

The type of entity.

String

Valid values include the following:

  • Cluster
  • Host
  • VMName (default)

No

No

Named

Microsoft PowerShell Parameters

You can use the following Microsoft PowerShell parameters:

  • Debug
  • ErrorAction
  • ErrorVariable
  • OutBuffer
  • OutVariable
  • PipelineVariable
  • Verbose
  • WarningAction
  • WarningVariable
  • Force
  • Confirm
  • WhatIf

Note: Only a few cmdlets support Force, Confirm, and WhatIf parameters.

For more information, see "About Common Parameters" in the Microsoft PowerShell documentation.

Inputs

This cmdlet does not support input.

Output

A message that indicates whether the VM content was removed successfully.

Examples

Remove a VM from the CommCell Environment

The following example removes a VM from your CommCell environment.

Remove-CVVirtualMachine -ClientName myClient -SubclientName testSubclient -EntityType VM -Entity VM

Remove Multiple VMs from the CommCell Environment

The following example removes multiple VMs from your CommCell environment. The VMs are in a comma-separated list.

Remove-CVVirtualMachine -ClientName myClient -EntityType VM -Entity VM1, VM2, VM3

Last modified: 3/18/2020 8:33:01 AM