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Remove-Job - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Remove-Job

Short description
Deletes a Windows PowerShell background job.

Syntax
Remove-Job [-Id] <Int32[]> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-Command <String[]>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-Filter] <Hashtable> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-InstanceId] <Guid[]> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-Job] <Job[]> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-Name] <String[]> [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-Job [-State] <JobState> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Remove-Job cmdlet deletes Windows PowerShell background jobs that were started by using the Start-Job or the AsJob 
parameter of any cmdlet.


You can use this cmdlet to delete all jobs or delete selected jobs based on their name, ID, instance ID, command, or st
ate, or by passing a job object to Remove-Job. Without parameters or parameter values, Remove-Job has no effect.


Beginning in Windows PowerShell 3.0, you can use the Remove-Job cmdlet to delete custom job types, such as scheduled jo
bs and workflow jobs. If you use Remove-Job to delete a scheduled job, it deletes the scheduled job and deletes all ins
tances of the scheduled job on disk, including the results of all triggered job instances.


Before deleting a running job, use the Stop-Job cmdlet to stop the job. If you try to delete a running job, the command
 fails. You can use the Force parameter of Remove-Job to delete a running job.


If you do not delete a background job, the job remains in the global job cache until you close the session in which the
 job was created.