OneDrive user site deletion

Domagoj Novak 586 Reputation points

Hi All,

I have seen a similar question but it was 6 years ago, so I want to ask again just to confirm if anything changed.

Is it safe to delete all content from a users OneDrive site by running cmdlet Remove-SPOSite and then run Request-SPOPersonalSite? End result is to clear all content.

I know there is a way with PnP powershell, but I'd like to do it this way. Also, is PnP powershell module approved by Microsoft?

Kind regards,

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  1. Yi Lu_MSFT 17,461 Reputation points

    Hi @Domagoj Novak
    If you just want to delete a OneDrive site, you could use Remove-SPOSite.

    As to Request-SPOPersonalSite, the Request-SPOPersonalSite cmdlet requests that the users specified be enqueued so that a Personal Site be created for each. The actual Personal site is created by a Timer Job later. If the user already has a Personal Site created, the request for creation for the user will be silently ignored, in this case you may try New-SPOSite.

    Finally, PnP powershell module is approved by Microsoft.

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