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  1. profile.ps1 doesnt load when Windows Powershell 2.0 engine was disabled.

    We have been using automation script for our deployment. We are using the latest version of System.Management.Automation.

    System.Management.Automation, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35

    We have few modules referred in profile.ps1 which automatically loads when we execute the ps1 files. This works fine if we have enabled Windows Powershell 2.0 engine.

    If we disable Windows Powershell 2.0 Engine this doesnt load the profile.ps1 in $pshome and scripts throws functions not found error.

    This seems to be weird behavior as all our scripts still works with Powershell 5.1

    Would need your attention to help fixing this or provide a solution to fix this.

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  2. New-AzAutomationConnection Cmdlet incorrectly states that -ResourceGroupName parameter value exeeds length of 90.

    There appears to be a bug when using this Cmdlet, where the -ResourceGroupName parameter incorrectly states that the parameter value for the resource group exceeds a length of 90 when a variable is used, i.e. $rgName (string length is actually 19 <CZEU2-APP-NP-RGP-01>. When the hard coded value of: "CZEU2-APP-NP-RGP-01" is used however, the Cmdlet works as designed.

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  3. ActiveDirectory PowerShell module isn't thread-safe

    Accessing Active Directory Web Services (ADWS) by launching and running a number of PowerShell Runspaces in parallel from within the same process makes ADWS fail with error message "invalid enumeration context".

    Apparently, the ActiveDirectory PowerShell module is not thread-safe.

    Please fix soon. There is no workaround for this issue.

    See this repository for steps to reproduce:

    https://github.com/SetTrend/powershell-test

    2 votes
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  4. Filesystem PSProvider Doesn't Handle Folder with Trailing Space

    *-Item -Path "$home\try \it.txt" fails, even if "$home\try " exists. Note trailing space character after folder name.

    This has been observed for New-Item (using -Force), Get-Item, Get-ChildItem.

    This is on Windows 10 Enterprise versions

    PSH: 5.1.17763.592 + Winver: 1809 build 17763.678

    PSH: 5.1.18362.145 + Winver: 1903 build 18362.295

    2 votes
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  5. MinimumCompatibleVersion still causes "Cannot find module PSDesiredStateConfiguration_1.0 from the server"

    Although a very similar issue has been resolved in WMF5.1 we are encountering an issue when working with partial configurations.

    It seems that the MinimumCompatibleVersion for the complete configurations is taken from the "first" (alphabetical order) partial configuration. If this happens to be a 2.0.0 configuration then other partials which were 1.0.0 cannot load the PSDesiredStateConfiguration module.

    Please take a look at the reproduction in the attachment.
    We reproduced this on windows server 2012r2, 2016 and 2019 and it is causing a very blocking issue for us.

    Edit; since the attachments dont seem to work:

    if (-not $inputCredential)
    {

    $inputCredential
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  6. How do you upgrade powershell 5.0 to 5.1 on Windows 10 LTSB 10240. I cannot see how to do this?

    How do you upgrade powershell 5.0 to 5.1 on Windows 10 LTSB 10240. I cannot see a 5.1 version because all the articles say that Windows 10 already comes with 5.1 but not in LTSB version 10240?
    Thank you

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  7. BUG: Dsc Engine Merge configuration doesn't compare Table String type as expected

    When you run Start-DscConfiguration to apply a new configuration, LCM merge all the configuration settings who belong to the same node name. Like the file below. When sacfg (alias) run, then the ValueData of the two resource are compared by the merge processus. Then the merge fail because ValueData is declared as String[] (table) type into the RegistryResource .mof file.
    Below you can find the configuration file to create the issue.
    Another behavior:
    If you specify a string array with several value then PowerShell "PSDesiredStateConfiguration.psm1" throw an error at the execution instead of the LCM. The compared values are always…

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  8. Smartcard support

    Add Smartcard support to Get-Credential in Powershell 7. Add a cmdlet for enumerating certificates on a smartcard

    8 votes
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  9. Outlook Itemadd

    calendar = ns.GetDefaultFolder(Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.OlDefaultFolders.olFolderCalendar);

    appointments = calendar.Items;

            appointments.ItemAdd += new Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.ItemsEvents_ItemAddEventHandler(appointments_ItemAdd);
    

    I can use the C# source code to add ItemAdd event, how to do the same thing in powershell?

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  10. Start-Transcript causes skipped records when passing SqlDataReader object to another function

    Encountering an issue with Start-Transcript, SQLDataReader and Passing it to a function for processing. This occurs in Powershell 6, started in 5.1, was not present in Windows Powershell 3 (Windows Powershell 4 has issues passing the SqlDataReader object to a function anyway).

    When you call a function within a Start-Transcript block, and that function then fills a SqlDataReader object, and then passes it onto another function, it increments the record a number of times, as if calling the read() method 7 or 8 times. This causes a number of issues, firstly, a lot of data is skipped for processing, secondly,…

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  11. New request -- get-winevent :get all log generated by a specific user

    If I try to find when the user abc.cd logon to my computer.
    I will do a log query as follow.
    Get-WinEvent -FilterHashtable @{logname='security';data='abc.cd';id=4624}

    If I want to know when a software was install on computer.
    I will do a log query as follow.
    Get-WinEvent -FilterHashtable @{logname='application';id=11707}

    but It does not work with a user ID as follow.
    Get-WinEvent -FilterHashtable @{logname='application';id=11707;data='abc.cd'}

    What I do I want is collectting all logs that caused by the user abc.cd by using get-winevent , like he installs a new software , he starts a service ,he starts a scheduled task ..

    expected cmdlet:
    Get-WinEvent…

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  12. Allow use of curly braces for special cases

    Such as git stash apply stash@{2} instead of need for inside quotes "" "stash@{2}"

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  13. While passing a json stream to a out file PS fails while cmd succeeds. Ending '}' bracket is missing.

    Steps to reproduce


    1. I use a tool called rabtap to publish messages to rabbitMQ. Tool can be found here: https://github.com/jandelgado/rabtap

    2. When I tap on an exchange and redirect output to a file.
      -> It comes OK when I use this cmd on cmd prompt (i.e., as here): rabtap tap "myexchange:" --json > c:\tmp\usingCMDline.txt"
      -> However if I redirect the output using powershell, I miss out the ending bracekt in the output file. rabtap tap "myexchange:" --json | Out-File "c:\tmp\ps02.txt" (see attached output)

      Expected behavior

      Full JSON should output, as done by the cmd line redirect operator.



    Actual behavior

    Miss out…

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  14. Jupyter notebook kernel

    A Microsoft generated and supported kernel for the Jupyter Notebook/Lab users. There is one a fellow did up and it covers the basics but doesn't have auto-completion in the IDE, errors on some things, doesn't get updated much, etc.

    I use Jupyter to teach and getting a full on Microsoft supported kernel would be great.

    2 votes
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  15. Set-DfsrConnectionSchedule doesn't change a replication partner of a group to use custom settings

    Set-DfsrConnectionSchedule doesn't change a replication partner of a group to use custom settings. I've even waited a day and it didn't change it.

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  16. Windows Insider Build 18945 - Windows PowerShell is looking in One Drive for the PowerShell Profile

    I don't know why Windows PowerShell is looking for the PowerShell Profile.ps1 file in the Users OneDrive folder.

    This is not normal behavior!

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  17. Set-ADAccountPassword -WhatIf parameter does not work.

    WhatIf is apparently ignored on the Set-ADAccountPassword cmdlet. This bit me really good ********** yesterday and today. It's a big problem when we can't depend on WhatIf working.

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  18. "Get-ADGroupMember: An operations error occurred" with cross-forest members

    Any group that contains a user account that is cross-forest to the group object is hitting the non-descriptive error in the title when running Get-ADGroupMember. I can successfully run the command with on groups where all members are in the same forest as the group object.

    The current workaround is to use Get-ADGroup and expand the Members property and then make a subsequent Get-ADObject call for each member. This takes about 5x longer to run.

    8 votes
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  19. Is anyone here aware of any tools that can help with automated naming conventions validation?

    Is anyone here aware of any tools that can help with automated naming conventions validation?

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  20. Hi - I'm having trouble with the Wait-Job cmdlet on PowerShell Core for Linux. I have a Job created with Start-Job, which I wait for with:

    I'm having trouble with the Wait-Job cmdlet on PowerShell Core for Linux. I have a Job created with Start-Job, which I wait for with:

    Wait-Job $job -Timeout 30

    Which should timeout after 30-seconds. However, the command consistently hangs for 2-minutes before it completes. Am I doing something wrong, and if not, could this bug be fixed? I'm running PowerShell 6.2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS.

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