Remove-JobTrigger

Delete job triggers from scheduled jobs.
Remove-JobTrigger [-InputObject*] <ScheduledJobDefinition[]> [-TriggerId <Int32[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-JobTrigger [-Id*] <Int32[]> [-TriggerId <Int32[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-JobTrigger [-Name*] <String[]> [-TriggerId <Int32[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

The Remove-JobTrigger cmdlet deletes job triggers from scheduled jobs.

A job trigger defines a recurring schedule or conditions for starting a scheduled job. To manage job triggers, use the New-JobTrigger, Add-JobTrigger, Set-JobTrigger, and Set-ScheduledJob cmdlets.

Use the Name, ID, or InputObject parameters of Remove-JobTrigger to identify the scheduled jobs from which the triggers are removed. Use the TriggerID parameter to identify the job triggers to delete. By default, Remove-JobTrigger deletes all job triggers of a scheduled job.

Remove-JobTrigger is one of a collection of job scheduling cmdlets in the PSScheduledJob module that is included in Windows PowerShell.

For more information about Scheduled Jobs, see the About topics in the PSScheduledJob module. Import the PSScheduledJob module and then type: Get-Help about_Scheduled* or see about_Scheduled_Jobs.

This cmdlet was introduced in Windows PowerShell 3.0.

Parameters
-Id <Int32[]>

  • This value is required

Specifies the identification numbers of the scheduled jobs. Remove-JobTrigger deletes job triggers from the specified scheduled jobs.

To get the identification number of scheduled jobs on the local computer or a remote computer, use the Get-ScheduledJob cmdlet.

-InputObject <ScheduledJobDefinition[]>

  • This value is required
  • Accepts pipeline input ByValue

Specifies the scheduled jobs. Enter a variable that contains ScheduledJob objects or type a command or expression that gets ScheduledJob objects, such as a Get-ScheduledJob command. You can also pipe ScheduledJob objects to Remove-JobTrigger.

-Name <String[]>

  • This value is required
  • Default value is None

Specifies the names of the scheduled jobs. Remove-JobTrigger deletes the job triggers from the specified scheduled jobs. Wildcards are supported.

To get the names of scheduled jobs on the local computer or a remote computer, use the Get-ScheduledJob cmdlet.

-TriggerId <Int32[]>

  • Default value is All triggers

Deletes only the specified job triggers. By default, Remove-JobTrigger deletes all triggers from the scheduled jobs. Use this parameter when the scheduled jobs have multiple job triggers.

Enter the trigger IDs of one or more job triggers of a scheduled job. If you specify multiple scheduled jobs, Remove-JobTrigger deletes the job trigger with the specified ID from all scheduled jobs.

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Inputs

Microsoft.PowerShell.ScheduledJob.ScheduledJobDefinition

You can pipe scheduled jobs to the Remove-JobTrigger cmdlet.

Outputs

None

The cmdlet does not generate any output.

Examples
  1. Delete all job triggers:
    PS C:> Remove-JobTrigger -Name "Test*"
    

    This command deletes all job triggers from scheduled job that have names that begin with Test.

  2. Delete selected job triggers:
    PS C:> Remove-JobTrigger -Name "BackupArchive" -TriggerID 3
    

    This command deletes only the third trigger (ID = 3) from the BackupArchive scheduled job.

  3. Delete AtStartup job triggers from all scheduled jobs:
    PS C:> function Delete-AtStartup
    {
    
           Get-ScheduledJob | Get-JobTrigger | Where-Object {$_.Frequency -eq "AtStartup"} | ForEach-Object { 
       Remove-JobTrigger -InputObject $_.JobDefinition -TriggerID $_.ID}
       }
       This function deletes all AtStartup job triggers from all jobs on the local computer. To use the function, run the 
       function in your session and then type Delete-AtStartup.

    The Delete-AtStartup function contains a single command. The command uses the Get-ScheduledJob cmdlet to get the scheduled jobs on the local computer. A pipeline operator (|) sends the scheduled jobs to the Get-JobTrigger cmdlet, which gets all of the job triggers from each of the scheduled jobs. A pipeline operator sends the job triggers to the Where-Object cmdlet, which selects job triggers where the value of the Frequency property of the job trigger equals AtStartup.

    JobTrigger objects have a JobDefinition property that contains the scheduled job that they trigger. The remainder of the command uses that valuable feature.

    A pipeline operator sends the AtStartup job triggers to the ForEach-Object cmdlet, which runs a Remove-JobTrigger command on each AtStartup trigger. The value of the InputObject parameter of Remove-JobTrigger is the scheduled job in the JobDefinition property of the job trigger. The value of the TriggerID parameter is the identifier in the ID property of the job trigger.

  4. Delete a job trigger from a remote scheduled job:
    PS C:> Invoke-Command -ComputerName "Server01" { Remove-JobTrigger -ID 38 -TriggerID 1 }
    

    This command deletes the first job trigger from the Inventory job on the Server01 computer.

    The command uses the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run the Remove-JobTrigger cmdlet on the Server01 computer. The Remove-JobTrigger cmdlet uses the ID parameter to identify the Inventory scheduled job and the TriggerID parameter to specify the first trigger. The ID parameter is especially useful when multiple scheduled jobs have the same or similar names.

Related Links

Add-JobTrigger
Disable-JobTrigger
Disable-ScheduledJob
Enable-JobTrigger
Enable-ScheduledJob
Get-JobTrigger
Get-ScheduledJob
Get-ScheduledJobOption
New-JobTrigger
New-ScheduledJobOption
Register-ScheduledJob
Remove-JobTrigger
Set-JobTrigger
Set-ScheduledJob
Set-ScheduledJobOption
Unregister-ScheduledJob
Where-Object