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  1. Set-Acl Overwrites SACL when Run as Administrator

    Votes from Connect: 5

    Original Date Submitted: 7/4/2014 10:53:07 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Rohn Edwards
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 913134
    ***************************************

    Frequency: Always Happens
    Regression: I do not know if this issue existed previously

    Problem Description:
    The Set-Acl cmdlet overwrites the SACL (and appears to protect it) when called by an administrator (even when the security descriptor object contains no SACL information at all). This can cause a populated SACL to be completely cleared when a user is expecting just DACL modifications.

    This happens in PSv4. I think I recall seeing it in versions 2 and 3, but…

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    • Get-ADComputer - Example 1 does not work

      Votes from Connect: 3

      Original Date Submitted: 6/24/2014 2:27:32 AM

      Description:
      ********Contact Information********
      Handle: 8246jd
      Site Name: PowerShell
      Feedback ID: 903885
      ***************************************

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

      Problem Description:
      The help file contains the following example:

      PS C:\> Get-ADComputer -Identity "Fabrikam-SRV1" -Properties *

      When done in my environment with a Identity name in my AD I receive the following error:

      Get-ADComputer : One or more properties are invalid.
      Parameter name: msDS-AssignedAuthNPolicy
      At line:1 char:1
      + Get-ADComputer -Identity "Fabrikam-SRV1" -Properties *
      + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      + CategoryInfo : InvalidArgument: (Fabrikam-SRV1:ADComputer) [Get-ADComputer], ArgumentException
      + FullyQualifiedErrorId :…

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      • Doubled double quotes in inline expressions within expandable strings

        Votes from Connect: 3

        Original Date Submitted: 6/23/2014 5:09:33 PM

        Description:
        ********Contact Information********
        Handle: Ivan Akcheurov
        Site Name: PowerShell
        Feedback ID: 903486
        ***************************************

        Frequency: Always Happens
        Regression: I do not know if this issue existed previously

        Problem Description:
        "Fancy string - Hor""ray"
        # outputs correctly (only one double quote): Fancy string - Hor"ray

        'Hor"ray'.Replace('"', '""')
        # outputs correctly (two double quotes): Hor""ray

        "Fancy string - $('Hor"ray'.Replace('"', '"'+'"'))"
        #outputs correctly (two double quotes): Hor""ray

        "Fancy string - $('Hor"ray'.Replace('"', '""'))"
        # outputs INCORRECTLY (only one double quote): Fancy string - Hor"ray

        In my opinion, developers would intuitively expect, that within "$(inline expressions)"…

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        • Azure module conflict with Storage module

          Votes from Connect: 11

          Original Date Submitted: 6/5/2014 4:37:24 AM

          Description:
          ********Contact Information********
          Handle: keseph
          Site Name: PowerShell
          Feedback ID: 888873
          ***************************************

          Frequency: Always Happens
          Regression: I do not know if this issue existed previously

          Problem Description:
          Using the latest versions of the Azure PowerShell module from the Web Platform Installer on an otherwise-clean image of Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter from the Azure Gallery, you cannot import the Storage module after importing the Azure module. You receive a long string of errors starting with:
          ---
          PS C:\> Import-Module Storage
          Import-Module : Cannot process Cmdlet Definition XML for the following…

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          • SCVMM and SCDPM PowerShell Modules can't work together

            Votes from Connect: 13

            Original Date Submitted: 5/14/2014 10:32:59 PM

            Description:
            ********Contact Information********
            Handle: Мухаметшин Наиль
            Site Name: PowerShell
            Feedback ID: 873348
            ***************************************

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

            Problem Description:
            Good day everyone!

            Very strange issue: when i try to load together Virtual Machine Manager 2012 and Data Protection Manager 2012 modules - script fails:

            PS C:\Windows\system32> ipmo virtualmachinemanager
            PS C:\Windows\system32> ipmo DataProtectionManager
            Import-Module : Could not load type 'Microsoft.Internal.EnterpriseStorage.Dls.Utils.AlertTypes.AlertEnum' from assembly
            'Utils, Version=1.0.523.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35'.
            At C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\DPM\DPM\bin\Modules\DataProtectionManager\DataProtectionManager.psm
            1:2 char:1
            + Import-Module (Join-Path $cmdletDllPath ObjectModelCmdlet.dll)
            + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
            + CategoryInfo…

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            • Update-Help shouldn't require running as admin

              Votes from Connect: 12

              Original Date Submitted: 3/12/2014 7:14:43 PM

              Description:
              ********Contact Information********
              Handle: Stephen Owen
              Site Name: PowerShell
              Feedback ID: 832660
              ***************************************

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

              Problem Description:
              Hi all,

              I think that it is a constant annoyance having to update-help on new servers or workstations. In my opinion, there is really no reason that Update-help should require me to relaunch Help as an admin user, as that requires launching a separate instance of the console.

              THanks,

              Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 832660 (…

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              • Install-WindowsFeature docs incomplete

                Votes from Connect: 28

                Original Date Submitted: 1/4/2014 6:13:19 AM

                Description:
                ********Contact Information********
                Handle: PowerShellDon
                Site Name: PowerShell
                Feedback ID: 812950
                ***************************************

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

                Problem Description:
                Install-WindowsFeature is missing important instructions and caveats with regard to the -Source parameter.

                First, it does not provide examples of the correct path syntax when pointing to a WIM image (e.g., "wim:/c:/sources/install.wim:3", including an explanation of the numeric index). The help does suggest pointing to a WIM image, but without the right path syntax, it's hard to get it to actually work. The numeric index…

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                • Desired State Configuration help file is named about_DesiredStateConfiguration instead of about_Desired_State_Configuration

                  Votes from Connect: 3

                  Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2013 12:59:41 AM

                  Description:
                  ********Contact Information********
                  Handle: David Wyatt
                  Site Name: PowerShell
                  Feedback ID: 811097
                  ***************************************

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

                  Problem Description:
                  The TOPIC line of the help file says "about_Desired_State_Configuration", which is consistent with the naming of other PowerShell help files, but the actual file name is about_DesiredStateConfiguration.

                  Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 811097 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=811097).

                  Repro Steps:
                  Expected Results:

                  Internal BugId: 6515

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                  • Windows 8.1 - Powershell 4.0 Get-ADComputer -Properties * bug

                    Votes from Connect: 72

                    Original Date Submitted: 10/24/2013 11:12:10 PM

                    Description:
                    ********Contact Information********
                    Handle: jbarkl3y
                    Site Name: PowerShell
                    Feedback ID: 806452
                    ***************************************

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

                    Problem Description:
                    When running the Get-ADComputer command I run into the following. There has been a couple of posts on this error but they are related to Powershell 3.0 and can be fixed by changing your AD Schema to version 47. This bug still exists except now my Schema version is 47 and the bug still persists.

                    Get-ADComputer : One or more properties are invalid.
                    Parameter name:…

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                    • Centralized Package Management for Power Shell

                      Votes from Connect: 11

                      Original Date Submitted: 9/10/2013 2:56:23 AM

                      Description:
                      ********Contact Information********
                      Handle: deadlydog
                      Site Name: PowerShell
                      Feedback ID: 800050
                      ***************************************

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

                      Problem Description:
                      Centralized Package Management would be a huge win for PowerShell. Modules are a great part of PowerShell, but writing scripts for other people/computers that depend on them can be problematic, as you can't guarantee that the modules will be installed on those computers. If PowerShell had something similar to Ruby Gems that would be great, where at the top of the script you specify the…

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                      • Need a clean way to splat a hashtable against the various commands that take an ArgumentList

                        Votes from Connect: 11

                        Original Date Submitted: 8/16/2013 7:15:31 AM

                        Description:
                        ********Contact Information********
                        Handle: Keith Hill MVP
                        Site Name: PowerShell
                        Feedback ID: 797536
                        ***************************************

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

                        Problem Description:
                        There are several commands that have an ArgumentList parameter that take arguments bound for a PowerShell command. However, this parameter doesn't support splatting in any sort of easy and/or obvious way.

                        Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 797536 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=797536).

                        Repro Steps:
                        create a file $home\icmargs.ps1 with these contents:

                        Param(
                        [Parameter(Mandatory, Position=0)]
                        [string]$Computername=$env:computername,
                        [string]$log,
                        [int]$newest=5 …

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                        • Get-Acl should produce nonterminating errors when it fails to access a file or directory

                          Votes from Connect: 11

                          Original Date Submitted: 7/20/2013 11:16:28 AM

                          Description:
                          ********Contact Information********
                          Handle: David Wyatt
                          Site Name: PowerShell
                          Feedback ID: 794618
                          ***************************************

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

                          Problem Description:
                          Get-Acl currently throws terminating errors anytime it fails to access a file or directory, even though it accepts an array of strings for the Path / LiteralPath parameters, and accepts pipeline input. Per Microsoft's guidelines for cmdlet error reporting (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms714412(v=vs.85).aspx), it seems like these should be non-terminating errors, as they are related to a specific input object, and should not prevent processing…

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                          • A cmdlet should be available for waiting for event log entries

                            Votes from Connect: 17

                            Original Date Submitted: 7/14/2013 10:21:11 PM

                            Description:
                            ********Contact Information********
                            Handle: Jan Egil Ring
                            Site Name: PowerShell
                            Feedback ID: 793869
                            ***************************************

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

                            Problem Description:
                            A cmdlet should be available for waiting for event log entries. Currently the user will need to manually configure an event subscription in order to listen for new event log entries.
                            A new cmdlet (for example Wait-EventLog) should be available and capable of listening for new events in one or more specified event logs, both from local and remote computers.

                            Product Studio item…

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                            • PowerShell script cannot be ran outside of Console if path contains spaces

                              Votes from Connect: 11

                              Original Date Submitted: 5/29/2013 2:52:43 AM

                              Description:
                              ********Contact Information********
                              Handle: deadlydog
                              Site Name: PowerShell
                              Feedback ID: 788806
                              ***************************************

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

                              Problem Description:

                              If you try and run a PowerShell script from File Explorer (e.g. Windows Explorer) by double clicking on it, or from the context menu using Open With -> Windows PowerShell the script will not run; instead the PowerShell console will display an error that the given file path is not valid, since only the first portion (up to the first space) of the script file…

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                              • Need better formatting for type System.Management.Automation.ApplicationInfo

                                Votes from Connect: 12

                                Original Date Submitted: 4/11/2013 6:35:26 AM

                                Description:
                                ********Contact Information********
                                Handle: Keith Hill MVP
                                Site Name: PowerShell
                                Feedback ID: 783409
                                ***************************************

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

                                Problem Description:
                                The output of Get-Command for exes is pretty much worthless:

                                PS> gcm mstest

                                CommandType Name ModuleName
                                ----------- ---- ----------
                                Application MSTest.exe

                                I usually know it is an exe and I certainly know the name. What I want to know is the path for the exe. Don't make me go having to look for that when it's the most common thing folks want to…

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                                • DCR - CIM cmdlets not returning WMI metadata

                                  Votes from Connect: 43

                                  Original Date Submitted: 3/26/2013 1:25:17 AM

                                  Description:
                                  ********Contact Information********
                                  Handle: Trevor Sullivan
                                  Site Name: PowerShell
                                  Feedback ID: 782064
                                  ***************************************

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

                                  Problem Description:
                                  When using the Get-WmiObject cmdlet, lots of WMI metadata is included with the resulting objects including:

                                  1. WMI qualifier names/values (and qualifier metadata: IsAmended, IsLocal, PropagatesToInstance, PropagatesToSubclass, IsOverriable)
                                  2. System properties
                                  3. WMI class path (eg. \\servername\root\cimv2:Win32_ComputerSystem.Name="servername")
                                  4. WMI instance path (eg. \\servername\root\cimv2:Win32_ComputerSystem)
                                  5. ManagementScope options via "Scope" property
                                  6. WMI class-level information: __DERIVATION, __DYNASTY, __SUPERCLASS, _SERVER, __NAMESPACE, __PATH, __GENUS, __RELPATH, et…

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                                  • Show-Command should (at least optionally) show default values

                                    Votes from Connect: 12

                                    Original Date Submitted: 3/5/2013 8:42:45 AM

                                    Description:
                                    ********Contact Information********
                                    Handle: Matthew Reynolds [MSFT]
                                    Site Name: PowerShell
                                    Feedback ID: 780634
                                    ***************************************

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

                                    Problem Description:
                                    The utility of Show-Command as a GUI front end enabling less skilled users to execute a task oriented script/function is impaired by the fact that default values cannot be shown.
                                    Having the ability to display default values has two usability benefits:
                                    1) It gives the user an idea of what they really need to configure and what they can leave alone …

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                                    • Handling ownership on fileobjects

                                      Votes from Connect: 11

                                      Original Date Submitted: 2/27/2013 4:19:23 PM

                                      Description:
                                      ********Contact Information********
                                      Handle: Anders P
                                      Site Name: PowerShell
                                      Feedback ID: 780084
                                      ***************************************

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

                                      Problem Description:
                                      Functionality could be build into CMDlets could be Remove-Item, Copy-Item, Move-Item via the -force parameter, or if thats too risky, new CMDlets could be invented like Get-Owner or Set-Owner.

                                      I would really enjoy to see the integration of TakeOwn.exe, SubInACL.exe and iCacls.exe functionality into CMDlets

                                      Windows transform so many windows-executables with different syntax into CMDlets, and that makes life as an admin so much…

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                                      • Update-Help -SourcePath Failure on Computer Without Internet Connection

                                        Votes from Connect: 16

                                        Original Date Submitted: 1/21/2013 3:51:42 AM

                                        Description:
                                        ********Contact Information********
                                        Handle: Rohn Edwards
                                        Site Name: PowerShell
                                        Feedback ID: 777012
                                        ***************************************

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

                                        Problem Description:
                                        When running Update-Help using the -SourcePath parameter on a machine without an internet connection that has had the help updated already, the command fails with "Unable to connect to Help content. Make sure the server is available and then try the command again." The Save-Help and Update-Help combination works perfectly when updating the help on a system with no help installed. I've…

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                                        • Please add documentation in French language for PowerShell 3.0

                                          Votes from Connect: 114

                                          Original Date Submitted: 1/11/2013 5:50:47 PM

                                          Description:
                                          ********Contact Information********
                                          Handle: Arnaud Petitjean
                                          Site Name: PowerShell
                                          Feedback ID: 776313
                                          ***************************************

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

                                          Problem Description:
                                          * Unlike the previous versions (1.0 and 2.0) *, in PowerShell 3.0 there are no help files available in French language.

                                          I would consider missing help as top priority here. 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.

                                          Calling the -online Help every time I…

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