Remove-VHDSnapshot

Removes a checkpoint from a VHD set file.

Syntax

Remove-VHDSnapshot
      [-Path] <String[]>
      [-AsJob]
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
      [-PersistReferencePoint]
      -SnapshotId <Guid[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VHDSnapshot
      [-VHDSnapshot] <VHDSnapshotInfo[]>
      [-AsJob]
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
      [-PersistReferencePoint]
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Remove-VHDSnapshot cmdlet removes a virtual hard disk (VHD) checkpoint from a VHD set file.

Checkpoint replaces the previous term, snapshot.

Examples

Example 1: Remove a checkpoint

PS C:\> Remove-VHDSnapshot -Path "Data01.vhds" -SnapshotId 6c87351a-a39a-4581-b231-6d693b26485d

This command removes the checkpoint that has the specified ID from the VHD set file named Data01.vhds.

Required Parameters

-Path

Specifies an array of paths of VHD set files. This cmdlet removes a checkpoint from the files that this parameter specifies. If you specify a file name or relative path, the cmdlet determines the full path relative to the current working folder.

Type:String[]
Aliases:FullName
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SnapshotId

Specifies an array of unique IDs of VHD checkpoint that this cmdlet removes from the VHD set file.

Type:Guid[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VHDSnapshot

Specifies an array of VHD checkpoints that this cmdlet removes from a VHD set file.

Type:VHDSnapshotInfo[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job.

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

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts that run this cmdlet. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer. Use localhost or a dot (.) to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-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
-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type:PSCredential[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PersistReferencePoint

Indicates that this cmdlet persists an RCT-only reference point after it deletes the checkpoint.

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

Outputs

Microsoft.Vhd.PowerShell.VHDSnapshotInfo[]