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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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        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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                0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                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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                  • Remove-Variable doesn not clearly indicate that the Name parameter is optional

                    Conflict in help document: Although the description states that the parameter (name) is optional, the parameter attribute table indicates that it is required. See below.

                    PS C:\windows\system32> Get-Help -Name Remove-Variable -Parameter Name

                    -Name <String[]>
                    Specifies the name of the variable to be removed. The parameter name ( Name ) is optional.

                    Required? true
                    Position? 0
                    Default value None
                    Accept pipeline input? True (ByPropertyName)
                    Accept wildcard characters? false

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                    • Fix get-help for format-volume

                      under example 2 it says the following

                      This example performs a full format of the D volume using the FAT32 file system.
                      with the example code:
                      PS C:\> Format-Volume -DriveLetter C -FileSystem FAT32 -FullFormat –Force
                      The example code formats the c drive but the explaination say it will format the d drive could you please make it consistent.

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                      • Dynamic Parameters and Positional parameters do not work as expected

                        Problem description and example: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45021674/how-do-you-specify-both-static-and-dynamic-positional-parameters-in-powershell

                        1) It is not clear that the position attribute is relative to other parameters of the same type, and that static parameters always come before dynamic parameters.
                        2) If you run get-help (full) on the function described in the link it will show the literal position assignment, not their position as PowerShell expects them (i.e. the static parameter is listed as position 3, when it is actually position 0)
                        3) Tabbing through the options list (using ISE or PowerShell) behaves according to the literal position assignment, not their position as PowerShell expects them (i.e. if…

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                        • Why can't Acrobat save these PowerShell articles?

                          I've tried several ways to capture the PowerShell documentation into a single PDF file which I find much more convenient instead of clicking around a Microsoft site. Acrobat just locks up. I've never seen it behave this way before.

                          It places PowerShell out of reach for those of us trying to learn new tools.

                          Please try it yourself. Acrobat XI Pro.
                          - Use the browser plugin "create PDF from webpage"
                          - Or start with Acrobat "create PDF"
                          - Or Browser / Save as html complete

                          Print to PDF is inadequate because webpage links are missing and on the PowerShell pages,…

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                          • WMF 5.1 - Update misleading prerequisite information for Win7 SP1

                            WMF 5.1 requires .NET Framework 4.5.2 should indicate :
                            WMF 5.1 requires .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later

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                            • New Verb: Demo

                              Demo (verb), 'demonstrate the capabilities of (software or equipment).' Another verb to flag that the function/cmdlet is not for production but will demonstrate a key knowledge item, technique, or concept. Where the suggestion for the verb Proto has to do with the (rapid) development path, this would fill a need in training or maintaining on-going knowledge of the language. It's a great suggestion, please up-vote!

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                              • Cmdlet version compatibility

                                We need to define with wich version of Powershel and which operating system cmdlets are compatible.

                                Could we have this compatibility matrix for each cmdlet in the documentation and also in the help section of each cmdlet?

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                                • Duplicate help files in PSWorkflow module break Get-Help

                                  At some point in the 5.0 time period, Update-Help installed About topic files in the en-US directory for the PSWorkflow module with .txt (not .help.txt) file name extensions.

                                  e.g. about_Foreach-Parallel.txt

                                  Later, this was fixed and Update-Help installed the same help files in the same directory with the (correct) ".help.txt" file name extension.

                                  e.g. about_Foreach-Parallel.help.txt

                                  Now, the PSWorkflow\en-US directory has 9 pairs of files that are identical except for the file name extension.

                                  about_ActivityCommonParameters.help.txt
                                  about_ActivityCommonParameters.txt
                                  about_Checkpoint-Workflow.help.txt
                                  about_Checkpoint-Workflow.txt
                                  about_Foreach-Parallel.help.txt
                                  about_Foreach-Parallel.txt
                                  about_InlineScript.help.txt
                                  about_InlineScript.txt
                                  about_Parallel.help.txt
                                  about_Parallel.txt
                                  about_Sequence.help.txt
                                  about_Sequence.txt
                                  about_Suspend-Workflow.help.txt
                                  about_Suspend-Workflow.txt
                                  about_WorkflowCommonParameters.help.txt
                                  about_WorkflowCommonParameters.txt
                                  about_Workflows.help.txt
                                  about_Workflows.txt

                                  Get-Help should ignore the .txt files (must have changed in…

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                                  • Powershell help in 2012r2 Virtual machine (Evaluation copy) won't update

                                    Powershell commands: get-help get-vm, update-help will not work in Hyper-V.

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                                    • Update-Help does not update BitsTransfer

                                      Update-Help seems to be unable to update help files for BitsTransfer module. It returns the following error:

                                      Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'BitsTransfer' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : The value of the
                                      HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest must resolve to a container or root URL on a website where the help files are
                                      stored. The HelpInfoUri 'https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd819413.aspx'; does not resolve to a container.
                                      At line:1 char:1
                                      + Update-Help
                                      + ~~~~~~~~~~~
                                      + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
                                      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidHelpInfoUri,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

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                                      • The description attached to the parameters -Delimiter -Encoding -Raw -Stream -Wait (This parameter is not supported by any providers that ar

                                        This comment pertains to the help entry for Get-Content (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/reference/5.0/microsoft.powershell.management/get-content) I Tried to enter the feedback into the actual page but my browser reloaded the page and lost the floating feedback link. Perhaps it was already submitted.

                                        The description attached to the parameters
                                        -Delimiter
                                        -Encoding
                                        -Raw
                                        -Stream
                                        -Wait
                                        (This parameter is not supported by any providers that are installed with Windows Powershell.)
                                        is both incorrect and useless.

                                        It is incorrect because the parameters are supported by the FileSystem provider (at least).

                                        It is useless because it gives no information about the reason for the existence of the parameter.…

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                                        • INPUTS and OUTPUTS section of get-help not displaying properly

                                          Problem description
                                          --------------------------
                                          INPUTS and OUTPUTS section of get-help -Full content shows some unwanted tab and new line characters for almost all cmdlets.

                                          For e.g.,

                                          get-help content with INPUTS and OUTPUTS section highlighted where extra new line and tab comes for every cmdlet help content.


                                          INPUTS
                                          PSObject OR array of PSObject OR String OR array of String


                                          You can pipe one IP address or a list of IP addresses as Strings, or one PSObject or list of PSObjects having
                                          the iLO details such as IP Address, Hostname, Username and Password to access the iLO.


                                          OUTPUTS



                                          PSObject[] is returned. Use Get-Member…

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