Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Removes catalogs from the site.


Remove-BrokerCatalog [-InputObject] <Catalog[]> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Remove-BrokerCatalog [-Name] <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Remove catalogs from the site.

In order to remove a catalog from a site, the catalog must not contain machines. To remove a machine from a catalog use the Remove-BrokerMachine cmdlet. Note: in order to remove a machine from a catalog, it must not belong to a desktop group.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
InputObject Specifies the catalog objects to delete. true true (ByValue) null
Name Specifies the name of the catalog to delete. 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  
TraceParent Specifies the trace parent assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
TraceState Specifies the trace state assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
VirtualSiteId Specifies the virtual site the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. false false  

Input Type


You can pipe the catalogs to be deleted to Remove-BrokerCatalog.

Return Values



Example 1

C:\PS> Remove-BrokerCatalog -Name "MyCatalog"

C:\PS> Remove-BrokerCatalog -InputObject (Get-BrokerCatalog -Name "MyCatalog")


These commands delete the catalog with the name “MyCatalog”.

Example 2

C:\PS> Remove-BrokerCatalog -Name 'test\*'


This command deletes all catalogs with names beginning with “test”.

Example 3

C:\PS> Get-BrokerCatalog -RemotePCDesktopGroupUid 42 | Remove-BrokerCatalog -RemotePCDesktopGroup 42


Remove all the Remote PC catalogs that are associated with desktop group 42. Note that this only breaks the Remote PC relationships and does not delete the desktop groups.