Remove-ArchiveItem
Removes items permanently from the specified archive.

Syntax

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Remove-ArchiveItem -Archive <Archive> [-ItemId <ID>]
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Remove-ArchiveItem -Archive <Archive> [-Identity <AccountIdentity>]
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Remove-ArchiveItem -Archive <Archive> [-ArchiveItem <ArchiveEntry[]>]
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Detailed Description

The Remove-ArchiveItem command permanently removes entries from specified archive.
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Parameters

-Archive <Archive>

Specifies the archive to use when determining which ArchiveEntry items to remove. Use Get-Archive to find the appropriate archive.
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-ItemId <ID>

Specifies the ID for the original item that should be processed. This is NOT the ArchivalId.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
false
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-Identity <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the user responsible for moving the item to the archive.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
true (ByValue)
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

-ArchiveItem <ArchiveEntry[]>

Specific items from the archive may be deleted when using this parameter.
Aliases
Text
Required?
false
Position?
named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input?
true (ByValue)
Accept Wildcard Characters?
false

Inputs

  • AccountIdentity
  • Sitecore.Data.Archiving.ArchiveEntry

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.
  • None.

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

The following removes items matching the ItemId found in the specified archive.
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$database = Get-Database -Name "master"
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$archiveName = "recyclebin"
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$archive = Get-Archive -Database $database -Name $archiveName
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Remove-ArchiveItem -Archive $archive -ItemId "{1BB32980-66B4-4ADA-9170-10A9D3336613}"
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EXAMPLE 2

The following removes items from the recycle bin by the user found in the specified archive.
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$database = Get-Database -Name "master"
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$archiveName = "recyclebin"
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$archive = Get-Archive -Database $database -Name $archiveName
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Remove-ArchiveItem -Archive $archive -Identity "sitecore\admin"
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EXAMPLE 3

The following removes all items from the recycle bin found in the specified archive.
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$database = Get-Database -Name "master"
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$archiveName = "recyclebin"
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$archive = Get-Archive -Database $database -Name $archiveName
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Get-ArchiveItem -Archive $archive | Remove-ArchiveItem
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