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spo site remove

Removes the specified site

Usage

m365 spo site remove [options]

Options

-u, --url <url>
URL of the site to remove
--skipRecycleBin
Set to directly remove the site without moving it to the Recycle Bin
--fromRecycleBin
Set to remove the site from the Recycle Bin
--wait
Wait for the site to be removed before completing the command
--confirm
Don't prompt for confirming removing the site
-h, --help [help]
Output usage information. Optionally, specify which section of command's help you want to see. Allowed values are options, examples, remarks, response, full. Default is full.
--query [query]
JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples
-o, --output [output]
Output type. json,text,csv. Default json
--verbose
Runs command with verbose logging
--debug
Runs command with debug logging

Important

To use this command you have to have permissions to access the tenant admin site.

Remarks

Deleting a site collection is by default asynchronous and depending on the current state of Microsoft 365, might take up to few minutes. If you're building a script with steps that require the site to be fully deleted, you should use the --wait flag. When using this flag, the spo site remove command will keep running until it received confirmation from Microsoft 365 that the site has been fully deleted.

If the site which you have selected to remove is groupified (Modern Team Site) and group exists, flags --skipRecycleBin and --wait will not be applicable. If the linked group still exists in the deleted groups, the site won't be removed. If the linked group is permanently deleted, the site will be removed like any classic site (except that flag --wait only will still not be applicable).

If the argument --fromRecycleBin is passed, the selected site will be permanently removed even if it's a groupified one.

Examples

Remove the specified site and place it in the Recycle Bin

m365 spo site remove --url https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/demosite

Remove the site without moving it to the Recycle Bin

m365 spo site remove --url https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/demosite --skipRecycleBin

Remove the previously deleted site from the Recycle Bin

m365 spo site remove --url https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/demosite --fromRecycleBin

Remove the site without moving it to the Recycle Bin and wait for completion

m365 spo site remove --url https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/demosite --wait --skipRecycleBin