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  1. about_using help topic doesn't exist

    On docs.microsoft.com there is a help topic for about_using which describes the using keyword that is new in Windows PowerShell 5.0 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_using?view=powershell-5.0).

    Running:
    Get-Help about_using
    returns the help topic about_Remote_Variables which describes the $Using prefix used to access local variables from a remote session because that help topic has the keyword "about_Using".

    The about_using help topic should be added to the help topics for Windows PowerShell 5.1.

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    • Get-Help Get-ChildItem -Online redirects to 404 page

      On PowerShell 5.1, this links to http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh847897(v=wps.630).aspx, which redirects to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/4.0/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/FileSystem-Provider/Get-ChildItem-for-Filesystem, which is a 404 page.

      At least three issues with this:

      1) The URL above is specific for PS 4.0, but I'm on 5.1
      2) The resultant page is a 404 error. Changing the initial URL to http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh847897.aspx redirects to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/5.1/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/FileSystem-Provider/Get-ChildItem-for-Filesystem, but,
      3) If you change the URL from 4.0 to 1.0, 2.0, 5.0, or 5.1, you'll still get the 404 error. If you change that number to 3.0, you get redirected to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/filesystem-provider/get-childitem-for-filesystem?view=powershell-5.1&viewFallbackFrom=powershell-Microsoft.PowerShell.Core
      4) There's two different kinds of Get-ChildItem online help: the "Get-ChildItem for…

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        • geef mijn NAS terug

          Waarom haalt u een functie uit mijn OS, zonder mij een keuze te laten of is dat wel wil. Ik kan nu mijn NAS niet meer gebruiken, zonder dat ik een verschrikkelijk moeilijk verhaal moet lezen en dat ik mijn leverancier (die al niet meer bestaat) moet benaderen om iets te veranderen. Ik kan geen contact meer maken met mijn backup systeem om files op te halen, zonder dat ik nu een verschrikkelijk dure specialist ga inguren. Dank u wel microsoft. \geen wonder dat iedeeen over wil naar linux of OSx.

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            • Online HELP no longer has any valid links.

              Recently the new "docs"" site was implemented on MS. The old TechNet and MSDN PowerSHell help documentation is now buried and hard to access. The new help is no longer linked to any help for an CmdLet. We get "404" for all attempts.

              Also the new doc style is very pretty but not very useful. Same for the new Net class browser. On both the documentation is incomplete and has many errors compared to the original documentation.

              Please address this as using the documentation has become a nightmare. MS needs to go back to managing this directly and try and…

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              • Type-o in Support Page

                Example 4 in the following documentation has a type-o:
                https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/hyper-v/resume-vmreplication?view=win10-ps

                Example Shows:
                Resume-Replication *

                Should Be:
                Resume-VMReplication *

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                • Import-Certificate need example to import into local machine.

                  Import-Certificate need example to import into local machine.

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                  • Help not updating for Whea module shipped with Windows Server 2016

                    When running Update-Help on Windows Server 2016, failure occurs against the Whea module.

                    Not sure if this is the correct UserVoice to lodge this against, sorry if it's not!

                    PS C:\Windows\system32> update-help -force
                    update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Whea' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to retrieve the
                    HelpInfo XML file for UI culture en-US. Make sure the HelpInfoUri property in the module manifest is valid or check
                    your network connection and then try the command again.
                    At line:1 char:1
                    + update-help -force
                    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                    + CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
                    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

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                      • fix help get-smbconnection -online

                        It references http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=24194 which does a redirect to http://technet.microsoft.comlibrary/jj635713(v=wps.620).aspx which is missing the clash between com and library.

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                        • I would like to have a PS scripts that shows the mapped private IPs / running application to a public IP.

                          I would like to have a PS scripts that shows the mapped private IPs / running application to a public IP.

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                            • Get-DhcpServerv4Lease is not available in Windows 10. Remove the reference or update the text.

                              Get-DhcpServerv4Lease : The term 'Get-DhcpServerv4Lease' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the
                              name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
                              At line:1 char:1
                              + Get-DhcpServerv4Lease
                              + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                              + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Get-DhcpServerv4Lease:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
                              + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

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                              • Www.Geelsuge.com

                                I am ibnu geelsuge

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                                • Provide information (at least a link to it) on the object that is returned by a command, e.g Get-IISSite

                                  Provide information (at least a link to it) on the object that is returned by a command, e.g Get-IISSite

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                                  • Bug: Cannot Update-Help: UnableToConnect

                                    PowerShell "Update-Help" Cmdlet fails to download any help files.

                                    See here for full details:

                                    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/ea9deabe-bd96-40e8-a850-24f14d20c006

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                                    • Add a way to contact us on the contact us page

                                      You've clearly deleted all the contacts on the Contact Us page to stop people contacting you to inform you how broken your applications and website are, fix it or just stop being cowards and delete the page or change it to "we have no interest in you contacting us"

                                      https://www.powershellgallery.com/policies/Contact

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                                        If you have an issue with the Gallery, please identify what the issue is. You may use this forum, which you have clearly located, or the contact us page. We welcome any constructive feedback you may have.

                                        The Contact Us page provides the ability to send email to an alias that is closely monitored by all PowerShell Gallery administrators.

                                      • Powershell 5 documentation for command Where-Object has a typo

                                        Example 4 in help documentation for Where command has a typo (-GEe):

                                        Example 4: Use the comparison statement format

                                        PS C:\>Get-Process | Where-Object -Property Handles -GE -Value 1000
                                        PS C:\> Get-Process | where Handles -GEe 1000

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                                        • get-help output

                                          In the output of get-help the examples are listed and there are no lines separating examples from the end of the previous description. This is very confusing and difficult to read.
                                          Just an extra line between the end of the description of the example and the next example would make a huge difference.
                                          eg:

                                          Example 1: Apply configuration settings

                                          PS C:\> Start-DscConfiguration -Path "C:\DSC\Configurations\"

                                          This command applies the configuration settings from C:\DSC\Configurations\ to the every computer that has settings in that folder. The
                                          command returns Job objects for each target node deployed to.
                                          [put a break here] Example 2: Apply…

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