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  1. PowerShell Basic Statistics Module

    It will be fantastic if powershell have a simple or basic module for statistics and data analytics ..... calculating average and min , max is not enough .... please more data analytics functions would make powershell able to meet the new technology expectations

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  2. Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [-AuthType <ADAuthType>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Identity] <ADPrin

    Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership
    [-WhatIf]
    [-Confirm]
    [-AuthType <ADAuthType>]
    [-Credential <PSCredential>]
    [-Identity] <ADPrincipal>
    [-MemberOf] <ADGroup[]>
    [-Partition <String>]
    [-PassThru]
    [-Server <String>]
    [<CommonParameters>]

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  3. "Using module" statement does not reload module after changes are made

    Problem Description

    If you are using the using module statement, it will load the module without any issues. However, if you make a change to the module and run the using module statement again without restarting your PowerShell session, it will not load the new modified module into memory, and instead will continue to use the old existing module that was loaded. This makes doing development with using module statements very tedious as you must continually reload your PowerShell session whenever you make changes to the module.

    Ideally we would just use Import-Module -Name [module name] -Force to avoid this…

    38 votes
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  4. BUG: WMI and CIM not able to find the CDPUserSvc service

    Get-WmiObject and Get-CimInstance are unable to find the CDPUserSvc service.

    Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\cimv2 -Query 'SELECT * FROM Win32_Service WHERE Name="CDPUserSvc"'

    Get-CimInstance -Namespace root\cimv2 -QueryDialect WQL -Query 'SELECT * FROM Win32_Service WHERE Name="CDPUserSvc"'

    The presence of this service can be confirmed with the Get-Service cmdlet:

    Get-Service -Name CDPUserSvc

    However, it works fine with other services.

    This behavior appears on a Windows 2019 server with native Framework and native PowerShell.

    Windows version: 17763.1.amd64fre.rs5_release.180914-1434
    PS version: 5.1.17763.316
    .Net Framework version: 4.7.03190

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  5. SEHException

    I can't use power shell. If I open it, print these error
    ハンドルされていない例外: System.Runtime.InteropServices.SEHException: 外部コンポーネントが例外をスローしました。
    場所 System.Reflection.RuntimeAssembly.GetResource(RuntimeAssembly assembly, String resourceName, UInt64& length, StackCrawlMarkHandle stackMark, Boolean skipSecurityCheck)
    場所 System.Reflection.RuntimeAssembly.GetManifestResourceStream(String name, StackCrawlMark& stackMark, Boolean skipSecurityCheck)
    場所 System.Resources.ManifestBasedResourceGroveler.GetManifestResourceStream(RuntimeAssembly satellite, String fileName, StackCrawlMark& stackMark)
    場所 System.Resources.ManifestBasedResourceGroveler.GrovelForResourceSet(CultureInfo culture, Dictionary`2 localResourceSets, Boolean tryParents, Boolean createIfNotExists, StackCrawlMark& stackMark)
    場所 System.Resources.ResourceManager.InternalGetResourceSet(CultureInfo requestedCulture, Boolean createIfNotExists, Boolean tryParents, StackCrawlMark& stackMark)
    場所 System.Resources.ResourceManager.InternalGetResourceSet(CultureInfo culture, Boolean createIfNotExists, Boolean tryParents)
    場所 System.Resources.ResourceManager.GetString(String name, CultureInfo culture)
    場所 System.Management.Automation.Internal.PipelineProcessor.Start(Boolean incomingStream)
    場所 System.Management.Automation.Internal.PipelineProcessor.SynchronousExecuteEnumerate(Object input)
    場所 System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.LocalPipeline.InvokeHelper()
    場所 System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.LocalPipeline.InvokeThreadProc()
    場所 System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.PipelineThread.WorkerProc()
    場所 System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state, Boolean preserveSyncCtx)
    場所 System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state,…

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  6. 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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  7. Serious MASSIVE BUG: Mount-DiskImage not scriptable

    Hi

    Mounting a ISO image is happening via Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath C:\ISO\isofile.iso -PassThru. This is working.

    BUT: the -ImagePath parameter doesn´t accept any(!) variables. This makes it absolute and total unusable in a script because usually the Path to a iso isn´t always static.

    If I have an static Path i can use the explorer. Its faster and easier.
    Dissapointing

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  8. Wrong path delimiters in archive (non-UNC)

    The "compress-archive" module stores path delimiters in non UNC format (backslashes instead of slashes) which differs from the builtin zipper in Win10 (Send to Zip-Archive).
    This leads to unrecognized files on decompression by i.e. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 (decrompression of an imported zipfile "ControlAddIn.Zip")
    If you build the same archive with the Win10-Zipper, the files are recognized correctly.
    Used PS-Version : 5.1 build 18362 rev 145
    Win10-Pro 64bit version: 10.0.18362.267
    Command executed from Visual Studio:
    powershell Compress-Archive -Path ".\ControlAddIn\AddIn*" -CompressionLevel Fastest -DestinationPath "$(SolutionDir)ControlAddIn.zip"
    I cannot append the two Zip-Archives to let you compare these files by yourself therefore I post…

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  9. We need: Get-VpnConnectionRoute

    How do we list routes added with Add-VpnConnectionRoute?
    We need a Get-VpnConnectionRoute!

    8 votes
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  10. AzureAD cmdlets vs MSOL cmdlets

    I am finding that the AzureAD cmdlets do not show me the same list of attributes for a user as the MSOL cmdlets you are deprecating. For example; our sharepoint people need to see the PreferredDataLocation value for content controls, this was available in MSOL and not easily in AzureAD. (I have included 2 user exports to show you what I mean) How do I make the AzureAD cmdlets do what MSOL does?

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  11. Scheduledtask commands should support whatif

    The -ScheduledTask commands that modify state should support the WhatIf parameter. They don't appear to currently as of Server 2016.

    Specifying -WhatIf to Disable-ScheduledTask says the parameter is unknown.

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  12. Add-MpPreference is failing for "Provider load failure"

    On some of our servers, when using cmdlet "Add-MpPreference", we got error of "Provider load failure", after some investigation, we found following issues for WMI to create files? Did anyone experience similar issues before?

    wmiprvse.exe 7488 CreateFile C:\Windows\System32\wbem\NCObjAPI.DLL NAME NOT FOUND Desired Access: Read Attributes, Disposition: Open, Options: Open Reparse Point, Attributes: n/a, ShareMode: Read, Write, Delete, AllocationSize: n/a
    wmiprvse.exe 7488 CreateFile C:\Windows\System32\wbem\wbemcomn.dll NAME NOT FOUND Desired Access: Read Attributes, Disposition: Open, Options: Open Reparse Point, Attributes: n/a, ShareMode: Read, Write, Delete, AllocationSize: n/a
    wmiprvse.exe 7488 CreateFile C:\Windows\System32\wbem\wbemcomn.dll NAME NOT FOUND Desired Access: Read Attributes, Disposition: Open, Options: Open Reparse…

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  13. How to get the future pwd from a profile script?

    I was pointed to this forum due to
    https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/10568

    I want to start a PS shell from the explorer context menu on different folders.
    At PS startup a tool should be configured with the actual folder path.
    I have tried a init / profile script for this purpose, but the pwd of the script is not the folder path: I get C:\WINDOWS\System32.
    I have also checked variables but non of the available values is set to the (future) folder path.
    How can I get the folder path in this case?
    After the shell is started the correct folder path is…

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  14. Powershell Pipe is not respecting the AllParameterSets value

    .

    Repro: using the following script:

    function Test 
    
    {
    [CmdletBinding()]

    Param(
    [string]$name,

    [Parameter(Mandatory = $True, ParameterSetName = &quot;Set1&quot;)]
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $True, ParameterSetName = &quot;Set2&quot;)]
    [string] $P1,

    [Parameter(Mandatory = $True, ParameterSetName = &quot;Set2&quot;)]
    [string] $P2

    )

    Write-Output ($name + &quot; - &quot; + $PsCmdlet.ParameterSetName)

    }

    The following Fails! e.g. Powershell doesn't resolve to ParameterSet "Set1"

    'aaa' | Test -P1 x

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  15. Clear-Disk is failing without error.

    Clear-Disk is not un-initialising a disk, I go to run the initialize-disk command immediately after and get the error that the disk is already initialized. How do I solve this?

    3 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Honour -Confirm and -WhatIf on Remove-PrintJob Cmdlet

    -Confirm & -WhatIf Optional Parameters not honoured on Remove-PrintJob even though they are included in documentation.

    2 votes
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  18. Bug: Write-Output -InputObject (,'Test') -NoEnumerate

    The -NoEnumerate switch doesn't work when when the input is named using the -InputObject argument in PowerShell version 5.1.

    The following script returns False:

    Function Test {Write-Output -InputObject (,&#39;Test&#39;) -NoEnumerate}
    
    (Test) -is [Array]

    While this script returns True:

    Function Test {Write-Output (,&#39;Test&#39;) -NoEnumerate}
    
    (Test) -is [Array]

    $PSVersionTable

    Name Value


    PSVersion 5.1.17134.858
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.17134.858
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

    This issue doesn't appear with PowerShell Core 6.2

    2 votes
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  19. Pressing spacebar while holding shift should still insert a space

    Pressing spacebar while holding shift should still insert a space.

    When I am typing into the PowerShell prompt, if I happen to be holding down the shift key when I hit the spacebar, nothing happens. I would like for a space to be inserted when I hit the spacebar, regardless of whether I am holding the shift key or not. (The classic Command Prompt does this correctly.)

    For reference, I'm using Win10 1809 and:

    PS C:&gt; $PSVersionTable

    Name Value


    PSVersion 5.1.17763.316
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.17763.316
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

    3 votes
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  20. 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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