Remove-CMCollection

Removes a collection.

Syntax

Remove-CMCollection
      -Id <String>
      [-Force]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-CMCollection
      -InputObject <IResultObject>
      [-Force]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-CMCollection
      -Name <String>
      [-Force]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Remove-CMCollection cmdlet removes a collection from Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

Examples

Example 1: Remove a specified collection

PS C:\> Remove-CMCollection -Name "testUser" -Force

This command removes the collection named testUser. Specifying the Force parameter means that the user is not prompted for confirmation before the collection is removed.

Example 2: Get a collection object and remove it

PS C:\> Get-CMCollection -Name "testUser" | Remove-CMCollection -Force

This command gets the collection object named testUser and uses the pipeline operator to pass the object to Remove-CMCollection, which removes the collection. Specifying the Force parameter means that the user is not prompted for confirmation before the collection is removed.

Required Parameters

-Id

Specifies a collection ID.

Type:String
Aliases:CollectionId
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InputObject

Specifies a collection object. To obtain a collection object, use the Get-CMCollection cmdlet.

Type:IResultObject
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of a collection.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DisableWildcardHandling

DisableWildcardHandling treats wildcard characters as literal character values. Cannot be combined with ForceWildcardHandling.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Force

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ForceWildcardHandling

ForceWildcardHandling processes wildcard characters and may lead to unexpected behavior (not recommended). Cannot be combined with DisableWildcardHandling.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False