Remove-VMDvdDrive

Deletes a DVD drive from a virtual machine.

Syntax

Remove-VMDvdDrive
      [-VMName] <String>
      [-ControllerNumber] <Int32>
      [-ControllerLocation] <Int32>
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Passthru]
Remove-VMDvdDrive
      [-VMDvdDrive] <DvdDrive[]>
      [-Passthru]

Description

The Remove-VMDvdDrive cmdlet deletes a DVD drive from a virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>Remove-VMDvdDrive -VMName TestVM -ControllerNumber 1 -ControllerLocation 0

Removes the virtual DVD drive at IDE 1,0 on virtual machine TestVM.

Example 2

PS C:\>Get-VMDvdDrive -VMName TestVM -ControllerNumber 1 | Remove-VMDvdDrive

Removes all virtual DVD drives on IDE controller 1 of virtual machine TestVM.

Required Parameters

-ControllerLocation

Specifies the number of the location on the controller at which the DVD drive is to be deleted. If not specified, the number of the first available location on the controller is used.

Type:Int32
Position:3
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ControllerNumber

Specifies the number of the controller from which the DVD drive is to be deleted. If not specified, the first IDE controller on which the specified ControllerLocation is available is used.

Type:Int32
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMDvdDrive

Specifies the DVD drive to be deleted.

Type:DvdDrive[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine from which the DVD drive is to be deleted.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:True

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts from which the DVD drive is to be deleted. 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
-Passthru

Specifies that an object is to be passed through to the pipeline representing the DVD drive to be deleted.

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

Outputs

None by default; Microsoft.Virtualization.Powershell.DriveController if -PassThru is specified.