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  1. add tcpdump equivalent cmdlet in powershell

    I hope powershell have a cool module about the network tool ,make them work like tcpdump , netcat in linux.

    It's very very cool things , will make me fly in our daily task.

    13 votes
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  2. Import-json

    json is becoming the new standard (if not already)
    It would be nice to have an import-json and a export-json as we have in xml/csv instead of the two steps process with get-content and convertfrom-json and convertto-json.

    14 votes
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  3. Get-ChildItem -LiteralPath doesn't support long path

    Get-ChildItem -LiteralPath doesn't support long path, for example:

    Get-ChildItem -LiteralPath 'D:\aaaaaaaaaabbbbbbbbbbccccccccccddddddddddeeeeeeeeeeffffffffffgggggggggghhhhhhhhhhiiiiiiiiiijjjjjjjjjjkkkkkkkkkkllllllllllmmmmmmmmmmnnnnnnnnnnooooooooooppppppppppqqqqqqqqqqrrrrrrrrrrssssssssssttttttttttuuuuuuuuuuvvvvvvvvvvwwwwwwwwwwxxxxxxxxxxyyyyyyyyyyzzzzzzzzzz.txt'

    Which path is longer than 260 bytes, even if the file DO exists in that path.

    But `Get-ChildItem` WITHOUT `-LiteralPath` works well with that long-path file.

    $PSVersionTable

    Name Value
    ---- -----
    PSVersion 5.1.17763.134
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.17763.134
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

    3 votes
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  4. test-dtc doesn't work on Windows 10 nor Windows Server 2016

    The test-dtc command tries to find some firewall rules that isn't present in either Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 and will not complete it's testing because of this.

    In addition, it shouldn't test for firewall rules if firewall is disabled, since the firewall rules doesn't have any impact.

    The following firewall rules fails that they are disabled (but they don't exists):
    - RPC Endpoint Mapper
    - DTC incoming connections
    - DTC outgoing connections

    2 votes
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  5. BUG: Get-RDSessionCollection always generates exception on Windows Server 2019

    Get-RDSessionCollection of the RemoteDesktop module always throws an exception:
    --

    PS C:\windows\system32> Get-RDSessionCollection
    New-Object : Exception calling ".ctor" with "1" argument(s): "Invalid parameter "
    At C:\windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\RemoteDesktop\SessionDesktopCollection.psm1:520 char:14
    + ... $scope = New-Object System.Management.ManagementScope("\\" + $Conn ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [New-Object], MethodInvocationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ConstructorInvokedThrowException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.NewObjectCommand

    CollectionName Size ResourceType CollectionType CollectionDescription
    -------------- ---- ------------ -------------- ---------------------
    mycollection 0 RemoteApp programs PooledUnmanaged My first collection

    PS C:\windows\system32>

    --

    Changing C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\RemoteDesktop\SessionDesktopCollection.psm1 line 520

    $scope = New-Object System.Management.ManagementScope("\\" + $ConnectionBroker + "\" + $wmiNamespace, $connectionOptions)

    into

    $msuri = "\\" + $ConnectionBroker + "\" + $wmiNamespace
    $scope = New-Object System.Management.ManagementScope($msuri, $connectionOptions)

    4 votes
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  6. Reset-ComputerMachinePassword improvement

    Running this command requires domain privileges to reset the computer object password. In cases where the secure channel with a domain controller is already established, a local administrator of a domain computer should have the permission to trigger the password change.

    The following command achieves the desired result, albeit not in PowerShell: nltest /sc_change_pwd:[domain]

    1 vote
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  7. Fix bug in get-localuser

    On a W2016 DC:
    When I execute
    get-localUser -Name *$
    I get 65 Computer accounts

    But when I execute

    dsquery computer -name * -limit 0
    I get the correct 66 Computer accounts

    When I run
    get-localUser -Name MissingComputerAccount$

    I Get an Error
    So get-localUser can't handle all accounts

    So please fix this

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  8. Make NetAdaper group accept -InterfaceIndex as well as -name

    With the "NetAdapter" group why do most of them not accept InterfaceIndex Number for selection? I would like to select my card by its Index so that even if its off / not active I can rename it, change its IP, powersettings etc. Lastly why can we not disable Netbios for the same cards this way?

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  9. Convertto-JSON should be able to filter out empty properties of source object (to send to APIs)

    REST APIs (e.g. those from Business Central) may require a property of an object to be set when it is included in the JSON message. The API errors out when an unused property is present in the JSON object, even if it is not strictly required for the business logic you are implementing.

    When you build objects using PowerShell classes you tend to design the class so that all possible properties are defined in it. But they may not be used in each JSON/API message. Currently you have to filter these properties out before converting to JSON using ConvertTo-JSON. It…

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  10. intellisense for powershell windows

    i like to have intellisense, it means on powershell windows not ise

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  11. Possible bug in DNS Module Get-DnsServerResourceRecord properties

    when I do:
    > Get-DnsServerResourceRecord -RRType Ptr -ZoneName 0.168.192.in-addr.arpa -ComputerName mydc1
    I get the following properties and corresponding data (output):
    HostName RecordType Timestamp TimeToLive RecordData
    -------- ---------- --------- ---------- ----------
    14 PTR 4/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 00:20:00 someserver.contoso.com.

    but when I pipe to select-object in order to filter only certain properties, I am not getting the output that I expect which should correlate to the above output, for example:
    > Get-DnsServerResourceRecord -RRType Ptr -ZoneName 0.168.192.in-addr.arpa -ComputerName mydc1 | select -Property RecordData
    the output I see is:
    DnsServerResourceRecordPtr

    I just want a list of FQDN's..

    thank you,
    -Abbas

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  12. Add "-ComputerName" parameter to web administration and management cmdlets

    Please add the -ComputerName parameter to cmdlets such as Get-Service, Stop-Service, Get-ComputerInfo, Stop-WebAppPool, Start-WebAppPool, Stop-WebAppPool, Start-WebAppPool, Get-WebAppPoolState, etc... Running Invoke-Command with many arguments gets tedious at times and can be inefficient. Ideal, this should be standard in all cmdlets if possible.

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  13. Windows server 2019 failoverclusters module vs 2008R2 Clusters

    we have found some issues using the failoverclusters module builtin Windows Server 2019 when using it against a 2008R2 cluster in the domain. For example, we get this error while trying to Pause a node on a 2008R2 cluster: from a Windows server 2019 box

    Suspend-ClusterNode -Cluster cluster1 -Name cluster1node1
    Suspend-ClusterNode : An error occurred pausing node 'cluster1node1'.
    The procedure number is out of range
    At line:1 char:1
    + Suspend-ClusterNode -Cluster cluster1 -Name cluster1node1
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Suspend-ClusterNode], ClusterCmdletException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Suspend-
    ClusterNode,Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.SuspendClusterNodeCommand

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  14. Get-Acl and Set-Acl with LiteralPath parameter and Registry Provider

    Using the LiteralPath parameter for Get-Acl and Set-Acl does not work for registry keys unless your location is set to the root directory of the registry key in question.

    Steps to reproduce:

    input:
    --------------------------------------------------------------------
    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-Acl -LiteralPath
    output (error):
    -------------------------------------------------------------------'HKCU:\Environment'
    Get-Acl : Cannot find path 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment' because it does not exist.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-Acl -LiteralPath 'HKCU:\Environment'
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (:) [Get-Acl], ItemNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : GetAcl_PathNotFound,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetAclCommand

    input:
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Set-Location -LiteralPath 'HKCU:\Environment\'
    PS HKCU:\Environment\> Get-Acl -LiteralPath 'HKCU:\Environment'

    output (error)
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Get-Acl : Cannot find path 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment' because it does not exist.
    At line:1…

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  15. How to import Contacts(CSV File) in to Public Folder - Exchange Online?

    Is there a way to import Contacts from CSV file to Public Folders in Exchange online?

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  16. Missing newer computer account in Get-LocalUser on a DC

    in PowerShell 5.1.14393.2608 when I run Get-LocalUser * on a Windows Server 2016 Domain Controller I should get a list of all domain user and computer. But the newest Domain joined computer is missing.
    Please fix this.
    Also when I run Get-LocalUser MyComputer$ and MyComputer is the last domain joined computer I get ObjectNotFound

    2 votes
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  17. DISM Repair-WindowsImage should allow HTTPS URIs for image sources.

    Allow the DISM Repair-WindowsImage command to use HTTPS URIs for image sources. We use a common image to repair the insanely frequent container store corruption issues on our systems. It occurred to me that if somebody with malicious intent was able to alter the WIM files we use to facilitate this process it would lead to easy mass pwnage. Therefore, it makes sense to use an extremely simple, easy-to-lock-down protocol like HTTPS to provide access to these rather huge files rather than a complex protocol like SMB that forces us to expose many other RPC services as well. Yes, this…

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  18. "Test-NetConnection" add timeout

    please add timeout to "Test-NetConnection" see https://superuser.com/q/805621/216033

    3 votes
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  19. Extraneous results returned with Resolve-DnsName (dnsclient)

    Quoted feedback from documentation feedback provided by MSFT team below. (via @jordanmills)

    > When resolving SRV records (example: Resolve-DnsName -Name "_kerberos._tcp.dc._msdcs.$env:userdnsdomain" -Type SRV), the cmdlets also attempts to resolve any returned A or AAAA records and sends them to the pipeline as a separate object collection. This breaks pretty much any attempt to sort, group, filter, or otherwise process the data. How can we make it not return A and AAAA records for SRV queries?

    https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/windows-powershell-docs/issues/302

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  20. WindowsServerBackup not available on Windows 10 ???

    It seems that the WindowsServerBackup powerShell module is not available on Windows 10, although it is written on the Microsoft website, here in particulary: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/? view = win10-ps

    Is it a mistake?
    I spent a lot of time trying to install this module, but finaly, I dropped.

    What a pity !!!

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