Remove-HardDisk Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet removes the specified virtual hard disks.


-HardDisk < HardDisk[] >
[-DeletePermanently ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
HardDisk HardDisk[] named
  • pipeline
Specifies the hard disks you want to remove.
optional DeletePermanently SwitchParameter named
Indicates that you want to delete the hard disks not only from the inventory, but from the datastore as well.



Example 1

Get-HardDisk -VM $vm | Remove-HardDisk

Removes the hard disks of the virtual machine stored in the $vm variable.

Example 2

$hdd = Get-HardDisk -VM 'MyVM' -Name 'Hard disk 4'
Remove-HardDisk -HardDisk $hdd

Removes the 'Hard disk 4' hard disk of the 'MyVM' virtual machine.

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