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Disconnect-PSSession - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Disconnect-PSSession

Short description
Disconnects from a session.

Syntax
Disconnect-PSSession [-Session] <PSSession[]> [-IdleTimeoutSec <Int32>] [-OutputBufferingMode <OutputBufferingMode>] [-
ThrottleLimit <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Disconnect-PSSession [-Id] <Int32[]> [-IdleTimeoutSec <Int32>] [-OutputBufferingMode <OutputBufferingMode>] [-ThrottleL
imit <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Disconnect-PSSession [-IdleTimeoutSec <Int32>] [-OutputBufferingMode <OutputBufferingMode>] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] -N
ame <String[]> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Disconnect-PSSession [-IdleTimeoutSec <Int32>] [-OutputBufferingMode <OutputBufferingMode>] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] -I
nstanceId <Guid[]> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Disconnect-PSSession cmdlet disconnects a Windows PowerShell session ("PSSession"), such as one started by using th
e New-PSSession cmdlet, from the current session. As a result, the PSSession is in a disconnected state. You can connec
t to the disconnected PSSession from the current session or from another session on the local computer or a different c
omputer.


The Disconnect-PSSession cmdlet disconnects only open PSSessions that are connected to the current session. Disconnect-
PSSession cannot disconnect broken or closed PSSessions, or interactive PSSessions started by using the Enter-PSSession
 cmdlet,  and it cannot disconnect PSSessions that are connected to other sessions.


To reconnect to a disconnected PSSession, use the Connect-PSSession or Receive-PSSession cmdlets.


When a PSSession is disconnected, the commands in the PSSession continue to run until they complete, unless the PSSessi
on times out or the commands in the PSSession are blocked by a full output buffer. To change the idle timeout, use the 
IdleTimeoutSec parameter. To change the output buffering mode, use the OutputBufferingMode parameter You can also use t
he InDisconnectedSession parameter of the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run a command in a disconnected session.


For more information about the Disconnected Sessions feature, see about_Remote_Disconnected_Sessions.


This cmdlet is introduced in Windows PowerShell 3.0.