Delete a file with wait until it is no longer locked
Remove-ItemWithRetry [[-path] <String>] [<CommonParameters>]
This function deletes the file specified with the -Path parameter. If the file is locked, the function waits until the lock is removed. The maximum waiting time is 50 seconds.
Example 1:Deletes a file with retry #
PS C:\> Remove-ItemWithRetry -Path C:\temp\test.txt
Deletes the text file
test.txt in the folder c:\temp, If this is currently in use, the function waits up to 50 seconds and repeats the deletion request during this time.
Path incl. filename.
Type: String Parameter Sets: (All) Aliases: Required: False Position: 0 Default value: None Accept pipeline input: False Accept wildcard characters: False
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.