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  1. 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
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    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:

      ********Contact Information********
      Handle: Trevor Sullivan
      Site Name: PowerShell
      Feedback ID: 765261
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      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
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        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
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          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).

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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…

                5 votes
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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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                      • Support new-pssession with powershell direct

                        The new copy-item options to use a possession to copy files is great, please also support making an new-pssession with a vm name so it can be used with copy-item

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                        • Migrate Sconfig.vbs to PowerShell

                          With all Microsoft Tools going to PowerShell, I think it would be better for this config tool to be a PowerShell rather than VB Script.

                          35 votes
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                          • Error in Keywords section of About_WorkFlowCommonParameters

                            In the help text about_WorkFlowCommonParameters, in the KEYWORDS section of the full text, it shows two about_* files. The first (About_WorkFlowCommon_Parameters) does not exist.

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                            • Powershell Core should have a nuget package for release

                              It would be awesome if powershell core was released as a package on nuget.org as well as the regular means.

                              The reason for this is build systems like cake build can have tools referenced via nuget packages and will pull them down as part of the build.

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                              • Bug: Installing WMF4.0 then WMF5.0 on Win7 SP1

                                Hello,
                                I understand that on Windows 7 SP1-Machines we have to install WMF 4.0 before upgrading to WMF 5.0.
                                On all our Windows 7 machines, before installing WMF 4.0 KB2819745, a sample output for Path Environmental Variable, getting with [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable(“Path”), looks like this:
                                C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\
                                After installing WMF 4.0 KB2819745, it looks like this:
                                C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;
                                There is a multiple path to the Powershell.exe.
                                After installing KB3134760 to upgrade to WMF 5.0, it’s getting even worse as path-variable looks like this:
                                C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;
                                Is this a known issue?
                                Thanks in advance
                                Norbert

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