Product Documentation


Nov 18, 2015

Removes catalogs from the site.


Remove-BrokerCatalog [-InputObject] <Catalog[]> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Remove-BrokerCatalog [-Name] <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <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.



Specifies the catalog objects to delete.

Required? true
Default Value null
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByValue)


Specifies the name of the catalog to delete.

Required? true
Default Value  
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByPropertyName)


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.

Required? false
Default Value  
Accept Pipeline Input? false


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.

Required? false
Default Value Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value will become the default.
Accept Pipeline Input? false

Input Type

Citrix.Broker.Admin.SDK.Catalog 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.