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  1. Error mounting and unmounting using subst and net use

    Votes from Connect: 11

    Original Date Submitted: 1/20/2012 4:28:52 AM

    Description:

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    Handle: Atrus1701
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 719412
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    I've created a script that will run as Administrator and needs to mount two drives. One drive is mounted using 'subst' and the other through 'net use'. Before mounting, I check to see if the drive is already in use and unmount them if they are. Afterward, I mount these drives to the path I need. It seems that if a drive is already…

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  2. Module Partially Loads With Import-Module

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 1/6/2012 5:20:17 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Steve Murawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716857
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    When Import-Module is called with one of the Alias, Cmdlet, Function, or Variable parameters, but not any of the others, the module only partially loads (based on what parameter you specified), but attempting to access commands that were not directly referenced by the specified parameter results in (replace the name of the command with whatever command you want to test with).

    The term 'Get-DataCollectorSet'…

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  3. Controlling automatic importing with PSDisableModuleAutoLoading

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/30/2011 6:54:11 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716021
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    In PowerShell 3.0 CTP2 we can configure how automatic importing works by using the PSDisableModuleAutoLoading environment variable. However, when we launch a fresh instance of PowerShell, the variable is not present in the Env: drive which makes it very hard to discover.

    One has to know the variable name in advance in order to set its value.

    I suggest to include the…

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  4. v3 - consider adding a -listavailable to get-psprovider to show available providers

    Votes from Connect: 12

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 6:51:41 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712875
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    So, I don't know if anyone else noticed it yet, but the WSMAN drive is no longer mounted at start up: It's autoloaded. The problem I have with this is that it doesn't seem to be a valid candidate for get-command, even if wsman: were a function (which it's not, it appears, unlike "c:") So the problem here is unless you know…

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  5. Consider adding a preference variable to allow v1 style snapins to behave as binary modules

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 12:34:32 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712798
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    Currently we have to treat snapins and modules differently in powershell. Registered snapins won't show up in the output of get-module -listavailable. I would like to see a preference variable added that would allow snapins to be listed, loaded and unloaded with the module cmdlets. For example, the quest AD snapin, the TFS power tools etc don't show up in the output of get-module…

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  6. Add -?? "common parameter" to retrieve full help

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 12:03:55 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: JoshGav
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712794
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous released versions

    Problem Description:
    Often the user wants to retrieve the full help when executing a command, not just the default help topics. Add a "-??" parameter to complement the "-?" parameter, with the -?? returning the same as Get-Help -Full.

    This feedback came from a student at a PFE PowerShell workshop.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 712794 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=712794).

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  7. New Where-Object Syntax Error

    Votes from Connect: 18

    Original Date Submitted: 9/23/2011 7:23:48 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Steve Murawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 690427
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    The new Where-Object syntax does not properly evaluate calling a method on a property that returns a Boolean.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 690427 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=690427).

    Repro Steps:
    This will error:
    Get-Command | ? parameters.containskey('Credential') | sort name

    This will not:
    Get-Command | ? {$_.parameters.containskey('Credential')} | sort name

    Expected Results:
    Both commands should…

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  8. We need a Get-Parameter cmdlet

    Votes from Connect: 41

    Original Date Submitted: 9/8/2011 8:47:16 PM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: HalR
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 687640
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Something similar to the Get-Parameter function published on PoshCode (see http://poshcode.org/?lang=&q=get-parameter for latest version) needs to be included in PowerShell. The purpose of Get-Parameter is to parse the output of a cmdlet or function's CommandInfo returned from Get-Command, and turn it into a more useful format by which the end user can discover more about:
    - what paraemtersets exist?
    - what triggers a parameterset? (i.e.…

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  9. Easy access to current date and time

    Votes from Connect: 56

    Original Date Submitted: 4/12/2011 2:47:03 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 659747
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    PowerShell has an automatic variable, $pwd. One of its great usage is that its value is evaluated each time you call it and you can access its members without enclosing it in parenthesis.

    I would like to suggest a new automatic variable (tied variable), $Now, that returns the current date and time each time it's called.

    Having $Now as a new automatic variable in…

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  10. AutoHelp with Get-Help and Advanced Functions - needs improving

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 12/27/2008 11:39:54 PM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: tfl
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 389767
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    I think the new auto-help stuff is fantastic. But it's a tad buggy and inconsistent.

    To demonstrate this, I've created a simle advanced function file (get-autohelp.ps1) attached. You will need to save this file then run get-help against it to see the errors I note.

    Here are the issues:

    1. You can not specify a .NAME section in auto-help. If you do, then…

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