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  1. Make it easier to use BITS with powershell remoting

    Votes from Connect: 23

    Original Date Submitted: 5/22/2012 8:58:19 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: somedude321
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 743030
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Currently you need to do some serious developing to be able to use bits in a remoting session. Because bits doesn't allow a user logged in with powershell remoting to start jobs: "The remote use of BITS is not supported".

    The remoting session has to impersonate System, or call via a process running as System, to be able to call bits.

    I want the winrm…

    6 votes
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    • CIM Methods are hard to discover

      Votes from Connect: 11

      Original Date Submitted: 6/29/2013 6:19:21 AM

      Description:
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      Handle: Keith Hill MVP
      Site Name: PowerShell
      Feedback ID: 791819
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      Frequency: Always Happens
      Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

      Problem Description:
      Folks are so conditioned to using Get-Member to discover properties and methods on types that it is a bit unnerving to not find methods on CIM instances with Get-Member. It is also unintuitive IMO to have to use this:

      Get-CimClass Win32_Process | % CimClassMethods

      ... to find CIM methods when Get-Member will happily show CIM properties. It would be nice to…

      5 votes
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      • Wrong output in CIM cmdlets like Get-SmbShareAccess, Enable-NetAdapterChecksumOffload, etc.

        (Originally posted in https://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/details/1852524)

        Standard CIM cmdlets can produce invalid output. I reproduced the problem with
        two commands — Get-SmbShareAccess and Enable-NetAdapterChecksumOffload.
        I also believe that the problem is not limited to these particular commands.

        Below is an example of me executing 'Get-SmbShareAccess C$, D$' twice. Please
        note that the first output is incorrect and it shows 6 entries for C$, instead
        of expected 3 entries for C$ and 3 entries for D$:

        PS C:\> Get-SmbShareAccess C$, D$

        Name ScopeName AccountName AccessControlType AccessRight
        ---- --------- ----------- ----------------- -----------
        C$ * BUILTIN\Administrators Allow Full
        C$ * BUILTIN\Administrators Allow Full
        C$…

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        • Bug: CIM_DataFile type XML uses improper file size property for the default display

          Retrieving instances of CIM_DataFile objects always returns an empty Size field. This is due to the fact that Size is provided as part of the CIM_DataFile DefaultDisplayPropertySet in types.ps1xml. 'Size' is not a valid CIM_DataFile property. It should be 'FileSize' instead.

          Running the following will confirm that 'Size' returns nothing:
          $FileInfo = Get-CimInstance -ClassName CIM_DataFile -Filter 'Drive = "c:" AND Path = "\\windows\\system32\\" AND FileName = "ntdll" AND Extension = "dll"'
          $FileInfo # Note the display of 'Size'
          $FileInfo.Size
          $FileInfo.FileSize

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          • Enable-PSremoting fails when loopback address is missing

            Votes from Connect: 13

            Original Date Submitted: 1/10/2012 7:54:16 AM

            Description:

            ********Contact Information********
            Handle: Doug Finke
            Site Name: PowerShell
            Feedback ID: 717747
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            Frequency: Always Happens
            Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

            Problem Description:
            Do a "netsh http sh iplisten" and machines are listed, but not the loopback address.

            Tried Enable-PSRemoting and got the error below. Once the 127.0.0.1 is added to the IP listener list, this works.

            It's something that "winrm quickconfig" should catch.

            WinRM already is set up to receive requests on this machine.
            Set-WSManQuickConfig : <f:WSManFault xmlns:f="http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wsmanfault&quot; Code="2150858770" M
            achine="IIS.lab49.com"><f:Message>The client cannot connect…

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            • Get-Wmiobject

              I am trying to get the details of the user logon to server and using the get-wmiobject in PS but not able to get details output is blank.

              PS C:\Users\username> Get-WmiObject -Class win32_computersystem -ComputerName localhost | Select-Object UserName

              UserName
              --------

              PS C:\Users\username> Get-WmiObject -Class win32_computersystem -ComputerName localhost | Select-Object Name

              Name
              ----
              servername

              i tried to run it on PS v.4 and v.5 on Win 2k8 r2 server and on 2k12 r2 as well but no luck .
              but if i run same on my laptop its provide me the user name logon on to my laptop. This is bit…

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              • [System.Management.ManagementDateTimeConverter] doesn't exist in PowerShell Core

                I often need to write WQL queries involving date/time ranges. I had been using [System.Management.ManagementDateTimeConverter]::ToDmtfDateTime as this appears to be the one supported API for performing the conversion but this class doesn't exist. Presumably, it fell to the wayside along with the WMI cmdlets. I can implement the logic myself by calling the DateTime.ToString method with a string like this - yyyyMMddHHmmss.ffffff+000. Honestly though, ToDmtfDateTime is much better at handling time zones than I would be.

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                • ConvertToDateTime bug

                  The ConvertToDateTime() ScriptMethod is incorrect / broken and does NOT take into account the current time zone as defined by System.Management.ManagementDateTimeConverter.ToDateTime() method. In fact, it's not applying any time zone at all. But a confirmation of what it's really doing would be great. Full analysis and test scripts at my blog - https://goo.gl/b4ZTqf

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