Remove-VMSavedState

Deletes the saved state of a saved virtual machine.

Syntax

Remove-VMSavedState
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-VMName] <String[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMSavedState
      [-VMSnapshot] <VMSnapshot>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMSavedState
      [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]>
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Deletes the saved state of a saved virtual machine. Note: data contained in the memory of the virtual machine may be lost; data on its virtual hard disk drives are unaffected.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>Remove-VMSavedState TestVM

Removes the saved state from virtual machine TestVM.

Example 2

PS C:\>Get-VMSnapshot TestVM | Remove-VMSavedState

Removes the saved state from all snapshots belonging to virtual machine TestVM.

Required Parameters

-VM

Specifies the virtual machine whose saved state is to be deleted.

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

Specifies the name of the virtual machine whose saved state is to be deleted.

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

Specifies the snapshot whose saved state is to be deleted.

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

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the virtual machine saved state 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:.
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
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:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False