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  1. Make module availability network-discoverable

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 4/21/2012 9:43:26 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: PowerShellDon
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 738071
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    I suggest a Register-Module cmdlet, which can be used to register a given module, on a given machine, optionally within a given AD site, as being publicly available. Registration would be in DNS, likely as SRV records (much like an AD domain controller).

    "Get-Module -List" would then list local modules as well as modules advertised in DNS *for the user's current site* (or…

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  2. PowerShell (pre-) compiled Scripts

    Votes from Connect: 17

    Original Date Submitted: 3/26/2012 6:09:59 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Peter Kriegel
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 733298
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    Frequency: Sometimes Happens
    Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    Make it Possible to save PowerShell scripts in a compiled format (binary byte-code).

    Since PowerShell V 3.0 uses the DLR, every PowerShell V 3.0 script has to be compiled during the first run of the script. This may have a speed disadvantage. To speed up the execution of scripts, it may be useful to store scripts in a compiled binary format and run…

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  3. Filtering Filesystem objects based on a DateTime value

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 3/5/2012 6:41:31 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 728747
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    In PowerShell 3.0, the Test-Path cmdlet supports two new parameters: NewerThan and OlderThan. Both parameters accepts a DateTime object and return $true if the object's LastWriteTime is less/greater than the specified date.

    One of the tasks IT admins need to perform often is getting old files. It would be great if Get-ChildItem could support those parameters as well, allowing us to filter objects based…

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  4. $OutputRedirectionEncoding --- like $OutputEncoding

    Votes from Connect: 2

    Original Date Submitted: 2/4/2012 8:58:39 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: S.K. _
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 723240
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    Please modifiable Encoding of '>'.

    $OutputRedirectionEncoding = [Text.Encoding]::Default
    ls > file.txt # output as Default Encoding

    $OutputRedirectionEncoding = [text.encoding]::GetEncoding("euc-jp")
    ps > process.txt # output as EUC-JP

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 723240 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=723240).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 3324

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  5. V3 TypeAccelerator cmdlets

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 2/3/2012 4:36:38 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: jrich
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 722645
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

    Problem Description:
    cmdlets for working with the type accelerators would be nice, get/add/remove

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 722645 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=722645).

    Repro Steps:
    using old method to get type accelerators no longer works
    [type]::gettype("System.Management.Automation.TypeAccelerators")::get

    Expected Results:
    a way to view type accelerators

    Internal BugId: 3323

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  6. Error mounting and unmounting using subst and net use

    Votes from Connect: 11

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

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    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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  7. New PowerShell Tab needs a toolbar button in ISE

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 1/18/2012 10:56:31 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: HalR
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 719121
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    I would argue that in the ISE, the console should be treated co-equal to the script pane. If that's the case, why isn't there a New PowerShell Tab button just like there is a new script button? I would love to see a new toolbar icon to that effect.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 719121 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=719121)

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  8. 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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  9. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  10. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  11. 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:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712875
    ***************************************

    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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  12. 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:
    ********Contact Information********
    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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  13. 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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  14. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  15. Remote Registry should "just work" (no WinRM dependency)

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 9/21/2011 11:21:52 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Matthew Reynolds [MSFT]
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 689864
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    Remote registry is a core feature of Windows since before I can remember. IT Pros shouldn't have to resort to external exes, WMI, WinRM or .Net methods to use remote regsitry from powershell. They should be able to script naturally against remote registry.

    Providers/cmdlets which interact with registry (e.g., set-item, get-item, etc) should be updated to use remote registry just like they can…

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  16. Implement support for remote file transfers (think scp)

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 9/19/2011 2:51:47 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: PeterMoberg
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 689422
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    I would like to see file remote file transfers, like the SSH scp, implemented in PowerShell.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 689422 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=689422).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 3022

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  17. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  18. Get-ChildItem and 'Filter' parameter misissue

    Votes from Connect: 14

    Original Date Submitted: 6/14/2011 7:44:51 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Vadims Podans
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 675309
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    '-Filter' parameter tries to bind filter pattern to a both general name and a name in the 8.3 notation (MS-DOS format). This causes that in the 'Get-ChildItem -Filter' output appears unexpected items. For details see repro section.

    Also this may cause catstrophic results if Get-ChildItem output is passed to Remove-Item cmdlet. Administrator will not expect that Program Files folders will match this pattern. Also…

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  19. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  20. Option for Format-Table to set color of a column

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 2/27/2011 6:44:56 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Soós Tibor
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 648076
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

    Problem Description:
    There is currently an option for Format-Table to set the Label, FormatString, Width and Alignment of a table coulum. My suggestion is to extend these options with ForegroundColor and BackgroundColor of the column.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 648076 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=648076).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 2825

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