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Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot [-SoftwareDepot] <SoftwareDepot[]> [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

Disconnects the current PowerCLI session from the specified software depots. Updates the $DefaultSoftwareDepots session variable. The depots and their VIBs and image profiles will no longer be available.

If you do not specify the -SoftwareDepot parameter, PowerCLI prompts for an answer. You can type in the URL of the depot you wish to disconnect from.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
SoftwareDepotSoftwareDepot[](Pipeline input, prompt) Takes one of the following forms:

* URL string of the depot to remove

* Single instance of a SoftwareDepot object, as returned by Add-EsxSoftwareDepot

* List of SoftwareDepot objects or URL strings

The depot must be connected to the session. If you specify a depot that is not connected to the session, an error message results.
truetrue (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Return Type



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

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot http://www.vmware.com/go/ESXi/patches/
[... do something ...]
Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot http://www.vmware.com/go/ESXi/patches/

Connect to a depot, then disconnect from it by URL.

---------- Example 2 ----------

$depot = Add-EsxSoftwareDepot http://www.vmware.com/go/ESXi/patches/
[... do something ...]
$depot | Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot

Connect to a depot, saving it to a variable, then disconnect from it later. Also an example of pipeline input.

---------- Example 3 ----------

Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot $DefaultSoftwareDepots

Disconnect from all software depots

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