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

    Import-Certificate need example to import into local machine.

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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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      • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                        • 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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