Remove the local computer from a workgroup or domain. (Remove-Computer)
NAMERemove-ComputerSYNOPSISRemove the local computer from a workgroup or domain.SYNTAXRemove-Computer [[-Credential] <PSCredential>] [-Force] [-PassThru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]DESCRIPTIONThe Remove-Computer cmdlet removes the local computer from its current workgroup or domain. When you remove a computer from a domain, Remove-Computer also disables the computer's domain account. When the computer is in a domain, you must provide credentials, even when they are the credentials of the current user, and you must restart the computer to make the change effective. To get the results of the command, use the Verbose and PassThru parameters.PARAMETERS-Credential <PSCredential> Specifies a user account that has permission to perform this action. The default is the current user. Type a user name, such as "User01" or "Domain01\User01", or enter a PSCredential object, such as one generated by the Get-Credential cmdlet. If you type a user name, you will be prompted for a password. To remove a computer from a domain, you must use the Credential parameter, even when you are using the credentials of the current user. Required? false Position? 2 Default value The credentials of the current user Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -Force [<SwitchParameter>] Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -PassThru [<SwitchParameter>] Returns the results of the command. Otherwise, this cmdlet does not generate any output. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -Confirm [<SwitchParameter>] Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>] Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false <CommonParameters> This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type, "get-help about_commonparameters".INPUTSNone You cannot pipe input to this cmdletOUTPUTSMicrosoft.PowerShell.Commands.ComputerChangeInfo When you use the PassThru parameter, Remove-Computer returns a ComputerChangeInfo object. Otherwise, this cmdlet does not generate any output.NOTES
ExamplesEXAMPLE 1C:\PS>remove-computerDescription----------- This command removes the computer from a workgroup.EXAMPLE 2C:\PS>remove-computer -credential domain01\admin01 -passthru -verbose; restart-computerDescription----------- These commands remove the local computer from the domain to which it is joined. The first command removes the computer from the domain. The command uses the Credential parameter to supply the credentials of a domain administrator. It uses the PassThru parameter and the Verbose common parameter to display information about the success or failure of the command. The second command uses the Restart-Computer cmdlet to restart the computer, which is required to complete the remove operation. The semi-colon (;) separates the two commands. RELATED LINKS Online version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135246 Add-Computer Checkpoint-Computer Remove-Computer Restart-Computer Restore-Computer Stop-Computer Test-Connection C:\Windows>powershell get-help Test-ComputerSecureChannel -full
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