vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Remove-VirtualSwitch

Synopsis

Removes the specified virtual switches from their locations.

Syntax

Remove-VirtualSwitch [-VirtualSwitch] <VirtualSwitch[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Get-VirtualSwitch
New-VirtualSwitch
Set-VirtualSwitch

Detailed Description

Removes the specified virtual switches from their locations.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
VirtualSwitchVirtualSwitch[]Specify the virtual switches you want to remove.truetrue (ByValue)
ConfirmSwitchParameterIf the value is $true, indicates that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running. If the value is $false, the cmdlet runs without asking for user confirmation.falsefalse$true
ServerVIServer[]Specify the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer.falsefalse
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicate that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falsefalse

Return Type

None

Notes

Examples

-------------- Example 1 --------------

$vswitch =  New-VirtualSwitch -VMHost 10.23.122.145 -Name VirtualSwitch

Remove-VirtualSwitch -VirtualSwitch $vswitch

Creates a new virtual switch named VirtualSwitch on the host with an IP address 10.23.122.145. Then removes the virtual switch.


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