Reset-PhysicalDisk

Resets the status of a physical disk.

Syntax

Reset-PhysicalDisk
     [-FriendlyName] <String[]>
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     [-Confirm]
     [-WhatIf]
Reset-PhysicalDisk
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     -InputObject <CimInstance[]>
     [-Confirm]
     [-WhatIf]
Reset-PhysicalDisk
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     -UniqueId <String[]>
     [-Confirm]
     [-WhatIf]

Description

The Reset-PhysicalDisk cmdlet resets the status of a physical disk. For storage spaces, this is a destructive operation that removes the storage pool configuration and pool data from the specified physical disk.

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS C:\>Reset-PhysicalDisk -FriendlyName "PhysicalDisk5"

This example resets the state of a specific physical disk.

EXAMPLE 2

PS C:\>$phydisk = (Get-Physicaldisk | Where-Object -FilterScript {$_.HealthStatus -Eq "Unhealthy"}



PS C:\>Reset-PhysicalDisk -FriendlyName $phydisk.FriendlyName

This example resets all of the unhealthy physical disks.

Required Parameters

-FriendlyName

Specifies a friendly name for a disk. The friendly name may be defined by a user and is not guaranteed to be unique.

Type:String[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InputObject

Accepts an object from the pipeline as input.

Type:CimInstance[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-UniqueId

Specifies an ID used to uniquely identify a Disk object in the system. The ID persists through restarts.

Type:String[]
Aliases:Id
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

ps_cimcommon_asjob

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-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227967 or Get-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227966 cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

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

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru

Sends items from the interactive window down the pipeline as input to other cmdlets. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

To send items from the interactive window down the pipeline, click to select the items and then click OK. Shift-click and Ctrl-click are supported.

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

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
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
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/MSFT_PhysicalDisk

The Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance object is a wrapper class that displays Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects. The path after the pound sign (#) provides the namespace and class name for the underlying WMI object.

Outputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/MSFT_PhysicalDisk

The Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance object is a wrapper class that displays Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects. The path after the pound sign (#) provides the namespace and class name for the underlying WMI object.