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  1. Compress-Archive | handle if directory contains symbolic link(s)

    Copying directories that contain sub-directories that contain symbolic links... Getting "Access to path '{path}' is denied". Was using Get-ChildItem to exclude a directory and tried to use it to ignore symbolic links but it seems like it not play nice with -Recurse.. Cant Compress-Archive just ignore symbolic links?

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  2. Get-Service -ComputerName not supported anymore?

    Get-Service used to support a ComputerName parameter so that I can connect to a remote server and get the services from there. Is it no longer supported in PS7? I saw a suggestion to run the script remotely on each server where you want to get the services from, which is highly impractical and slow too.

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  3. How can i write logs to single file using foreach-object parallel?

    Issue
    I am trying to write logs to a single log file using the PSlogging PowerShell module.

    The Script is using the Foreach-object parallel.

    The script works, But sometimes the script gets stuck in between.

    Please help me to resolve it? Is there a better way to achieve this?

    Powershell core 7

    code

    ```
    $sScriptVersion = '1.0'

    $sScriptVersion = '1.0'
    $sLogName = 'custom.log'
    $sLogPath = "C:\Users\Dixon\Desktop\automation\azure\log"
    $sLogFile = Join-Path -Path $sLogPath -ChildPath $sLogName

    Start-Log -LogPath $sLogPath -LogName $sLogName -ScriptVersion $sScriptVersion

    $allServers = $(Get-AzVM -Status)

    try {

    $allServers | ForEach-Object -parallel {
    
    

    $sScriptVersion = '1.0'
    $sLogName = "parallel-" + $_.Name +".log" …

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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Transcription logs data which is not visible in the console

    discovered on windows 10 (1809) with powershell 5.

    Name Value


    PSVersion 5.1.17763.1007
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.17763.1007
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

    steps to reproduce from a command prompt:

    powershell -noprofile
    start-transcript
    try{get-command -name 'boom' -erroraction 'stop'} catch{}
    stop-transcript
    exit

    the command prompt correctly shows no indication of an error, since the error was caught.

    the transcript will incorrectly show an indication of an error with a line starting ">> TerminatingError".

    this behavior does not exist in powershell 2.

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  6. Get-AuthenticodeSignature only returns first Signature

    Get-AuthenticodeSignature only returns the 1st digital signature listed. There can be multiple signatures for a file which can be seen via the file properties.

    We should either return a list of signatures or introduce a separate List-AuthenticodeSignature which will allow systems to properly inspect all signatures.

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  7. DISM creates corrupt archive

    If two (or more) files are present with the exact same content, where file extension is irrelevant also content of file, as long as its the exactly the same; Dism will create a corrupted archive

    e.g.

    a.txt & b.txt

    Content of both files: 0x6c

    Shouldn't this be a case for the dedublication? Both files are separeted inside the wim (Both have only 1 link)

    https://sourceforge.net/p/sevenzip/discussion/45798/thread/db110477b8/

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  8. Test-NetConnection - Please Add Switch to Skip Ping, Too Slow With Ping

    On many networks ICMP traffic is dropped, which makes waiting for an ICMP ping pointless. Please change the default behavior to skip the ping test, and/or add a switch to skip the ping test. Test-NetConnection is too slow when querying more than a couple ports on a host.

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  9. [Bug] Flaw in Cmdlet Where-Object: Unexpected output for option -LT when entering a wrong property name

    Hello there, not too sure where to post my findings as this is my first time reporting a Windows bug, so I hope I chose the right category.

    I discovered a potential bug in the Cmdlet Where-Object which involves the -LT option and misspelling the selection property. I reproduced the error on a clean VM of Windows 10 (please refer to the images attached), although I initially noticed this bug in Windows Server 2016. Instead of no output due to the wrong spelling of the property "Length", the initial output of the command piped into Where-Object is listed. This might…

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  10. Update-Help doesn't work for some modules because HTTP redirection on module's Help URI

    Update-Help doesn't work for some modules because there're >10 redirection on module's given Help URI.
    On my machine concerned modules are:
    ConfigDefender, Defender, HgsClient, HgsDiagnostics, Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation, ShieldedVMDataFile, UEV, Whea, WindowsDeveloperLicense.
    Step to reproduce:
    -Open Windows Powershell 5.1.18362.628 on a Windows 10 1909 machine
    -Type: Update-Help -UICulture en-US -Scope AllUsers -Force -Verbose -Debug

    Expected behavior: Help is updated
    Actual behavior: You receive this error: "Update-Help: Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'ConfigDefender, Defender, HgsClient, HgsDiagnostics, Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation, ShieldedVMDataFile, UEV, Whea, WindowsDeveloperLicense' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : A Help URI cannot contain more than 10 redirections. Specify a valid Help URI.."

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  11. New-ScheduledTaskTrigger missing option to NOT 'Synchronize across time zones'

    New-ScheduledTaskTrigger missing option to NOT 'Synchronize across time zones'

    The default is to always set it. This should not be an implied default as it creates problem with Daylight Saving etc.

    To remove must do as follows which should not be needed:

    $str = Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName TESTTASK

    $NewTriggers = @()
    foreach($trigger in $str.Triggers)
    {

    if($trigger.StartBoundary -match '\+01:00$')
    
    {
    $Trigger.StartBoundary = $Trigger.StartBoundary.Substring(0,$Trigger.StartBoundary.Length-6)
    }
    $NewTriggers += $trigger

    }

    $str.Triggers = $NewTriggers
    Set-ScheduledTask -InputObject $str

    Please add switch to disable either through New-ScheduledTaskTrigger or via Set-ScheduledTask

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  12. add-appxpackage does not have -user option.

    add it so we can add those packages to specific user without logging in to that specific user.

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  13. Powershell webadministration module commandlet new-WebApplication fails in double-hop

    in the WebAdministration module, the commandlet "new-WebApplication" fails if the physicalPath is a UNC location.

    AppCmd.exe and the .NET lib Microsoft.Web.Administration do not have this limitation.

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  14. Can't configure NetNatStaticMapping ExternalIPAddress other than 0.0.0.0

    Trying to configure Static mapping using an ExternalIPAddress other than 0.0.0.0
    Get us this message:
    "Add-NetNatStaticMapping : The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process."
    Even though the IP address and port is mapped in "NetNatExternalAddress".

    2 votes
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  15. Get-Content -Head and -Tail doesn't work well on large files

    I want to look a few lines of a large file, but Get-Content with -Head and -Tail option still reports insufficient memory issue.

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  16. Cannot change Temp folder path used fora Exchange Online Power-Shell Module imports

    Cannot change Temp folder path used for Exchange Online Power-Shell Module (With MFA) imports. How do we change the path from using the temp folder

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  17. New-SMBShare -Temporary seems to do nothing

    New-SMBShare -Temporary should remove the share after a reboot but that's nothing happening

    3 votes
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  18. [Bug] module actrivedirectory 1.0.1.0 - Set-Location on PSDrive with PSProvider active directory

    There seems to be a problem to use Set-Location on a specific mounted Active Directory PSDrive, with the new Version of activedirectory module 1.0.1.0

    the commands bellow do all work on module 1.0.0.0

    PSDrive mapping:
    New-PSDrive -Name "myAD" -PSProvider ActiveDirectory -Root "DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D"

    works:
    Set-Location "myAD:"

    does not work anymore:
    Set-Location "myAD:\OU=subOU"

    does not work
    PS myAD:> cd subOU

    does not work
    PS myAD:> set-location "subOU"

    Error:
    Set-Location : The object name has bad syntax
    At line:1 char:1
    + Set-Location "OU=subOU,DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D"
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (\\RootDSE\\Root...s,DC=C,DC=D:String) [Set-Location], ADException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ADProvider:ItemExists::ADError,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.SetLocationCommand

    Set-Location : Cannot find path 'myAD:\RootDSE\OU=subOU,DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D,DC=A' because…

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  19. Get-DnsClient and Get-DnsClientServerAddress output format incorrect

    I feedback with https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/10987

    Get-DnsClient and Get-DnsClientServerAddress output format incorrect.You can see the markdown render of github issue.

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  20. get-localgroup does not have SID parameter

    Get-Localgroup does not have SID parameter when running x86 version.

    Version: 5.1.17763.771 (x86)
    Running "(Get-LocalGroup -SID 'S-1-5-32-544').Name" will return error about non matched param.

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