Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase

Deletes a crawl database.

Syntax

Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase
      [-Identity] <CrawlStorePipeBind>
      [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-SearchApplication <SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase cmdlet deletes a specified crawl database from a search service application. A crawl database stores crawl history for a search service application.

For permissions and the most current information about Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Products, see the online documentation at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=251831 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=251831).

Examples

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C:\PS>Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase -Identity CrawlDB-0
-SearchApplication mySearchServiceApp

This example removes the CrawlDB-0 crawl database from the mySearchServiceApp search service application.

Required Parameters

-Identity

Specifies the crawl database to delete.

A valid crawl database name, in the form CrawlStore1; or a valid GUID, such as 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; or an instance of a valid CrawlStore object.

Type:CrawlStorePipeBind
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016

Optional Parameters

-AssignmentCollection

Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.

Type:SPAssignmentCollection
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-SearchApplication

Specifies the search application that contains the crawl database collection.

The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; a valid search application name (for example, SearchApp1); or an instance of a valid SearchServiceApplication object.

Type:SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-WhatIf

Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016