Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Cancel one or more pending power actions.


Remove-BrokerHostingPowerAction [-InputObject] <HostingPowerAction[]> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Remove-BrokerHostingPowerAction [-MachineName] <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Causes one or more of the pending power actions in the queue to be marked as cancelled. The affected power actions are not sent to the hypervisor for processing, and take no further part in the queuing activity.

Power actions cannot be cancelled once they have started to be processed by the hypervisor.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
InputObject The power action to be cancelled. true true (ByValue)  
MachineName Cancels only actions for machines whose name (of the form domain\machine) matches the specified string. true true (ByPropertyName)  
LoggingId Specifies the identifier of the high level operation that this cmdlet call forms a part of. Desktop Studio and Desktop Director typically create High Level Operations. PowerShell scripts can also wrap a series of cmdlet calls in a High Level Operation by way of the Start-LogHighLevelOperation and Stop-LogHighLevelOperation cmdlets. false false  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller that the PowerShell snapin will connect to. This can be provided as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value will become the default.
BearerToken Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user false false  

Input Type


The power action to be cancelled.

Return Values



Example 1

C:\PS> Remove-BrokerHostingPowerAction -MachineName 'XD_VDA1'


Cancels any pending power actions for the machine called ‘XD_VDA1’.

Example 2

C:\PS> Get-BrokerHostingPowerAction -Filter { State -eq "Pending" -and RequestTime -gt "-00:05" } | Remove-BrokerHostingPowerAction


Cancels any pending power actions requested in the last five minutes.