Remove-VBRCredentials

Short Description

Removes credentials records from Veeam Backup & Replication.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

Remove-VBRCredentials -Credential <CCredentials>  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet permanently removes the selected credentials record from the Veeam Backup & Replication database.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Credential

Specifies credentials you want to remove.

Accepts the CCredentials object. To get this object, run the Get-VBRCredentials cmdlet.

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

WhatIf

Defines whether the cmdlet writes a message that describes the effects of running the cmdlet without actually performing any action.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

Confirm

Defines whether the cmdlet displays a prompt that asks if the user is sure that they want to continue.

Note: Microsoft PowerShell enables the Confirm parameter for this cmdlet by default. To disable this option, set the parameter value to $false. That is, Confirm:$false.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

None.

Examples

Remove-VBRCredentialsExample 1. Removing Credentials Record Using User Name [Using Variable]

This example shows how to remove the credentials record with the Administrator user name.

$credentials = Get-VBRCredentials -Name "Administrator"

Remove-VBRCredentials -Credential $credentials

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRCredentials cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $credentials variable.
  2. Run the Remove-VBRCredentials cmdlet. Set the $credentials variable as the Credential parameter value.

Remove-VBRCredentialsExample 2. Removing Credentials Record Using User Name [Using Pipeline]

This example shows how to remove the credentials record with the Administrator user name.

Get-VBRCredentials -Name "Administrator" | Remove-VBRCredentials

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRCredentials cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value.
  2. Pipe the cmdlet output to the Remove-VBRCredentials cmdlet.

Remove-VBRCredentialsExample 3. Removing Specific Credentials Record

This example shows how to remove the specific credentials record.

$credentials = Get-VBRCredentials

Remove-VBRCredentials -Credential $credentials[1]

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRCredentials cmdlet. Save the result to the $credentials variable.

The Get-VBRCredentials cmdlet will return an array of credential records. Mind the ordinal number of the necessary credential record (in our example, it is the second restore session in the array).

  1. Run the Remove-VBRCredentials cmdlet. Set the $credentials variable as the Credential parameter value.

Related Commands

Get-VBRCredentials

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