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How to remove a Package from a Distribution Point Group

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To remove a Package from a Distribution Point Group

  1. Set up a connection to the SMS Provider.
  2. Query a Distribution Point Group from SMS_DistributionPointGroup WMI class
  3. Use the RemovePackages method.
  4. Set the PackagesID property.
  5. Depending on the configuration, set the correct value


Example Output

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Kaido Järvemets is a developer, consultant, trainer specializing in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and PowerShell Solutions at Coretech. Kaido frequently speaks at European conferences and had his US debut as speaker at MMS April 2013. Kaido is well-known in the Configuration Manager communities where he’s a key player in the PowerShell game. Kaido host one of the most complete Configuration Manager PowerShell library’s in the world with hundreds of free code samples ready to download and implement – www.cm12sdk.net. Kaido has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Microsoft Enterprise Client Management for his work with Configuration Manager from 2011 – to present. Kaido is the founder of System Center User Group Estonia in 2011.


  1. prem  November 26, 2012

    when i used the above cmdlets, from the package property the DPGroup had been removed, but the DP remains.
    Could you please tell me how to remove distribution point from a package using powershell

  2. prem  November 27, 2012

    Could some one please provide steps on how to remove a distribution point from a package


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