Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Causes a power action to be queued after a delay.


New-BrokerDelayedHostingPowerAction [-MachineName] <String> -Action <PowerManagementAction> -Delay <TimeSpan> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]


Detailed Description

Causes a power action to be queued after the specified period of time.

Only ShutDown or Suspend actions can be requested to be delayed in this manner.

For a detailed description of the queuing mechanism, see ‘help about_Broker_PowerManagement’.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
MachineName Specifies the machine that the action is to be performed on.      
The machine can be identified by DNS name, short name, SID, or name of the form domain\machine. true true (ByPropertyName)    
Action Specifies the power state change action that is to be performed on the specified machine after the specified delay.      
Valid values are Shutdown and Suspend. true true (ByPropertyName)    
Delay Specifies a timespan delay before the action is queued. 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 cannot pipe input into this cmdlet.

Return Values


New-BrokerDelayedHostingPowerAction returns the created delayed power action.


Example 1

C:\PS> New-BrokerDelayedHostingPowerAction -Action Shutdown -MachineName 'XD_VDA1' -Delay '00:02:00'



Causes the machine called XD_VDA1 to be shut down after a delay of two minutes.