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  1. PowerShell 3.0 ISE needs '-version 2.0' option

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 7/12/2012 9:58:36 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: sba
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 753454
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    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: Yes, this happens in previous beta versions

    Problem Description:
    Given that PS3 will not be available for legacy operating systems, and that PS3 will not be deployed everywhere overnight, it is currently required to write scripts that are backwards-compatible with PS2.

    This can be achieved by:
    - using 'Set-StrictMode-version 2.0'
    - testing in a host created by running 'powershell -version 2.0'

    But it's not possible to develop using the ISE in PS2 mode.

    IMVHO…

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    • Get-EventLog should have an EventID parameter

      Votes from Connect: 10

      Original Date Submitted: 12/19/2009 5:04:21 AM

      Description:
      ********Contact Information********
      Handle: hrottenberg
      Site Name: PowerShell
      Feedback ID: 521263
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      Frequency: Always Happens
      Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

      Problem Description:
      This is such an often-used item that it really should be in here. Even the help file admits as much when it says, "Even though Get-EventLog does not have an EventID parameter".

      Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 521263 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=521263).

      Repro Steps:
      Expected Results:

      Internal BugId: 2307

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      • powershell v3-RC: specific comment line causes all scripts to fail

        Votes from Connect: 11

        Original Date Submitted: 7/13/2012 3:45:58 AM

        Description:
        ********Contact Information********
        Handle: RichardMcKenzie
        Site Name: PowerShell
        Feedback ID: 753494
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        Frequency: Always Happens
        Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

        Problem Description:
        A new bug has been introduced in powershell v3.0 - RC that does not exist in v3.0 CTP2.

        It appears that .ps1 scripts fail to execute and throw the runtime error "Executable script code found in signature block" if the following line appears in the script:

        # organizational unit filter

        Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID…

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        • Change default behavior of module import

          Votes from Connect: 15

          Original Date Submitted: 3/31/2010 2:02:45 PM

          Description:
          ********Contact Information********
          Handle: Martin Zugec
          Site Name: PowerShell
          Feedback ID: 546066
          ***************************************

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

          Problem Description:
          Please re-consider default behavior of Import-Module. Current issue is that if you want to use namespaces (module\verb-noun), you still need to pay attention to name of your functions, because last one always wins.

          This forces us to use SCCM\Get-SccmObject always simply because of the fact that we never know which function we will overwrite. SCCM\Get-Object would overwrite Get-Object in this case. This makes modules…

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          • Problem in Exporting SSRS report to CSV format:

            Votes from Connect: 13

            Original Date Submitted: 4/6/2010 7:37:36 PM

            Description:
            ********Contact Information********
            Handle: vitthalbhovi
            Site Name: PowerShell
            Feedback ID: 549004
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            Frequency: Always Happens
            Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

            Problem Description:
            Description for Problem:

            The CSV export uses the textbox names for the column headings in SSRS 2005/2008 due this column names are not coming properely in CSV file but in SSRS report its coming fine.i need same column names as in SSRS report (bcoz in my report column names are coming from Expressions (Column names are not hardcoded))

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            • Get-ChildItem gets FileInfo constructed in different ways depending on parameters

              Votes from Connect: 12

              Original Date Submitted: 4/30/2010 9:13:05 PM

              Description:
              ********Contact Information********
              Handle: Roman Kuzmin
              Site Name: PowerShell
              Feedback ID: 556004
              ***************************************

              Frequency: Always Happens
              Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

              Problem Description:
              The more detailed question and investigation is in here:
              http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2744047/mysterious-different-conversion-to-string-of-seemingly-same-input-data

              Items returned by (Get-ChildItem <path>) and (Get-ChildItem <path> -Include *) are converted to strings differently. Different results of the two commands below, IMHO, do not make any practical sense and only lead to confusion and bugs:

              # This command gets just file names
              [string[]](Get-ChildItem C:\TEMP\Test)

              # This command gets full file paths
              [string[]](Get-ChildItem…

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              • v2 bug: test-path returns true for pure whitespace path.

                Votes from Connect: 10

                Original Date Submitted: 5/22/2010 3:29:42 AM

                Description:
                ********Contact Information********
                Handle: x0n
                Site Name: PowerShell
                Feedback ID: 560761
                ***************************************

                Frequency: Always Happens
                Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

                Problem Description:
                Calling test-path " " returns $true. I would expect $false unless a file named " " really did exist.

                Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 560761 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=560761).

                Repro Steps:
                given there is no file or folder named " " in the root of C:\

                ps c:\> test-path " "
                True

                Expected Results:
                ps> test-path "…

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                • ArgumentList parameter to Start-Job Incomplete

                  Votes from Connect: 15

                  Original Date Submitted: 5/29/2010 12:09:48 AM

                  Description:
                  ********Contact Information********
                  Handle: Clint B.
                  Site Name: PowerShell
                  Feedback ID: 563695
                  ***************************************

                  Frequency: Always Happens
                  Regression: I don't know if this issue existed previously

                  Problem Description:
                  The -ArgumentList parameter is described as passing arguments 'for the script that is specified by the FilePath parameter', which is true. But it also specifies the arguments to a scriptblock specified by the ScriptBlock parameter.

                  Additionally the help says that "Because all of the values that follow the ArgumentList parameter name are interpreted as being values of ArgumentList, the ArgumentList parameter should be…

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                  • Help for Polish is missing.

                    Votes from Connect: 23

                    Original Date Submitted: 9/18/2012 3:37:35 AM

                    Description:
                    ********Contact Information********
                    Handle: Bartek Bielawski
                    Site Name: PowerShell
                    Feedback ID: 763122
                    ***************************************

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

                    Problem Description:
                    There is no help available in Polish both in previous versions and in current version of PowerShell. Actually - nothing is really localized to Polish (including menus in ISE, most of error messages). But I would consider missing help as top priority here: it's not big issue for people who are fluent in English, but reading documentation in foreign language can be challenging.

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                    • Please add documentation in German language for PowerShell 3.0

                      Votes from Connect: 78

                      Original Date Submitted: 9/18/2012 6:29:36 PM

                      Description:
                      ********Contact Information********
                      Handle: Peter Kriegel
                      Site Name: PowerShell
                      Feedback ID: 763246
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                      Frequency: Always Happens
                      Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

                      Problem Description:
                      In PowerShell 3.0 there are no help files available in German language. But I would consider missing help as top priority here. Most of the the east German peoples are never learned English (they learned Russia). Even for Peoples who can read English, there is a big danger to misunderstood something. Reading documentation in a foreign language can be very challenging.

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                      • Accidental code execution in ISE by pressing F1

                        Votes from Connect: 12

                        Original Date Submitted: 9/19/2012 5:52:24 AM

                        Description:
                        ********Contact Information********
                        Handle: TobiasWeltner
                        Site Name: PowerShell
                        Feedback ID: 763406
                        ***************************************

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

                        Problem Description:
                        when you press F1 in ISE 3.0, the word the cursor is in is used as a keyword, and ISE executes this code:

                        Get-Help "keyword" -ShowWindow

                        The problem here are the double-quotes. The keyword should be placed into single quotes. With double quotes, unexpected behavior and accidental code execution is possible.

                        See details section below for steps to repro.

                        Product Studio item created…

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                        • Invoke-RestMethod is truncating results

                          Votes from Connect: 11

                          Original Date Submitted: 9/29/2012 1:53:59 AM

                          Description:

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                          Handle: Trevor Sullivan
                          Site Name: PowerShell
                          Feedback ID: 765261
                          ***************************************

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

                          Problem Description:
                          The Invoke-RestMethod cmdlet in PowerShell v3 is truncating the results that come back from the Windows Azure REST API (querying for a list of ServiceBus queues), formatted as a XML AtomPub document. Within the results of the AtomPub document, only every *other* AtomPub "title" is returned from Invoke-RestMethod, rather than a complete result set.

                          This behavior can be confirmed by using the…

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                          • PowerShell should implement an Unless operator

                            Votes from Connect: 15

                            Original Date Submitted: 7/21/2010 11:36:19 AM

                            Description:
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                            Handle: bigjimslade80465
                            Site Name: PowerShell
                            Feedback ID: 576911
                            ***************************************

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

                            Problem Description:
                            Currently, I need to do this:

                            if(! ($bar)) { & foo}

                            I would like to be able to do this:

                            unless($bar) { & foo}

                            Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 576911 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=576911).

                            Repro Steps:
                            Currently, I need to do this:

                            if(! ($bar)) { & foo}

                            I would like to be able to do this:

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                            • Serious Get-ChildItem performance degradation in v3

                              Votes from Connect: 25

                              Original Date Submitted: 10/4/2012 10:09:17 PM

                              Description:
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                              Handle: Kirk Munro
                              Site Name: PowerShell
                              Feedback ID: 766100
                              ***************************************

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

                              Problem Description:
                              When you invoke Get-ChildItem in PowerShell 3.0 with a path that does not exist, it searches for all files instead (wtf?). If you combine that with -Recurse and -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue in a script, you're facing a *huge* performance degradation that won't be easy to spot. Consider the two transcripts below. They show that a single Get-ChildItem call using a path that does…

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                              • Get-Member and Online parameter

                                Votes from Connect: 16

                                Original Date Submitted: 8/9/2010 1:34:16 AM

                                Description:
                                ********Contact Information********
                                Handle: Aleksandar Nikolic
                                Site Name: PowerShell
                                Feedback ID: 584518
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                                Frequency: Always Happens
                                Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

                                Problem Description:
                                I would like that Get-Member cmdlet supports Online parameter in V3 (similar to Get-Help in V2):

                                Get-Process | Get-Member -Online

                                That command would open the .NET Framework page in MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.process.aspx).

                                dir | Get-Member -Online

                                That command would open the .NET Framework pages in MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.fileinfo.aspx and http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.directoryinfo.aspx).

                                Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation…

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                                • add Start-Transcript filters

                                  Votes from Connect: 21

                                  Original Date Submitted: 10/8/2010 4:46:21 PM

                                  Description:
                                  ********Contact Information********
                                  Handle: TobiasWeltner
                                  Site Name: PowerShell
                                  Feedback ID: 611703
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                                  Frequency: Always Happens
                                  Regression: Yes, this happens in all previous versions

                                  Problem Description:
                                  Start-Transcript logs input and output. This creates huge log files.
                                  There should be a switch that enables Start-Transcript to only log the inputs and omit the outputs. Optionally, there could be an indicator whether a command completed successfully, was aborted or raised an exception.

                                  Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 611703 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=611703).

                                  Repro Steps:
                                  currently default…

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                                  • Support text-oriented configuration management

                                    ... in a folder at C:\config containing text files (and perhaps a similar folder in the user's home directory). Changing those text files would directly apply changes to Windows settings. Services could read those files directly or use a Windows text-based configuration management API.

                                    Text-oriented configuration has many advantages: it makes devops-style workflows much more simple, entire server configurations could be versioned in git or svn along with the apps they host, spinning up new servers would be much simpler, and tools like Chef and Puppet would integrate far more smoothly and simply with Windows.

                                    I suggest this as a…

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                                    • PowerShell Remoting using private key authentication

                                      Enable PowerShell Remoting login using private key authentication similar to the SSH protocol. Entering passwords all the time the log into remote PowerShell is tedious. Being able to use local secure private key to log into many cloud server instances would ease the process of creating new remote sessions.

                                      26 votes
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                                      • Enable Kerberos pass-trough for nested WinRM sessions

                                        A second or third hop WinRM session should support the usage of the primary session's ticket if Kerberos delegation is enabled for WinRM. CredSSP is not always wanted or might be limited due to security policies

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Backwards Compatibility for cmdlets

                                          All new cmdlets only seem to support 2012+ however for those of us with a mixed estate means we have to use other methods for migrations than we do for live servers and would be really good if tools were backwards compatible.. rather than having to develop our own or rely on 3rd party alternatives.

                                          3 votes
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