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Deletes a rule from the site's access policy.


Remove-BrokerAccessPolicyRule [-InputObject] <AccessPolicyRule[]> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Remove-BrokerAccessPolicyRule [-Name] <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Remove-BrokerAccessPolicyRule cmdlet deletes a rule from the site's access policy.

An access policy rule defines a set of connection filters and access control rights relating to a desktop group. These allow fine-grained control of what access is granted to a desktop group based on details of, for example, a user's endpoint device, its address, and the user's identity.

Deleting a rule does not affect existing user sessions, but it may result in users being unable to launch new sessions, or reconnect to disconnected sessions if access to the desktop group delivering those sessions was granted by the deleted rule.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
InputObject The access policy rule to be deleted. true true (ByValue)
Name The name of the access policy rule to be deleted. 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 access policy rule to be deleted.

Return Values



Example 1

C:\PS> Remove-BrokerAccessPolicyRule 'Temp Staff'


Deletes the access policy rule called Temp Staff. Existing sessions are not affected, but if access was granted by the deleted rule users may be unable to reconnect to sessions if they are subsequently disconnected.

Example 2

C:\PS> Get-BrokerAccessPolicyRule -IncludedUsers sales\johndoe | Remove-BrokerAccessPolicyRule


Deletes all access policy rules explicitly granting user SALES\johndoe access to any desktop group in the site. Any existing desktop sessions for the user are not affected. The user may still be able to access site resources by access policy rules that grant access through group membership or non-user-based connection filters.

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