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  1. Serious Get-ChildItem performance degradation in v3

    Votes from Connect: 25

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

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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
    ***************************************

    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.

    Calling…

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  5. 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.

    Product…

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  6. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  7. 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
    ***************************************

    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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  8. PowerShell ISE v3 Release Preview: Intellisense does not show parameter name for parameter with existing value

    Votes from Connect: 18

    Original Date Submitted: 6/28/2012 2:16:48 AM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Trevor Sullivan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 751184
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    The PowerShell ISE v3 Release Preview does not show the parameter name in the Intellisense window, for a parameter that already has a value define (based on its position).

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 751184 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=751184).

    Repro Steps:
    1. Open ISE v3 Release Preview
    2. In a new script window, type a cmdlet…

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  9. Make module availability network-discoverable

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 4/21/2012 9:43:26 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: PowerShellDon
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 738071
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    I suggest a Register-Module cmdlet, which can be used to register a given module, on a given machine, optionally within a given AD site, as being publicly available. Registration would be in DNS, likely as SRV records (much like an AD domain controller).

    "Get-Module -List" would then list local modules as well as modules advertised in DNS *for the user's current site* (or…

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  10. PowerShell (pre-) compiled Scripts

    Votes from Connect: 17

    Original Date Submitted: 3/26/2012 6:09:59 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Peter Kriegel
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 733298
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    Make it Possible to save PowerShell scripts in a compiled format (binary byte-code).

    Since PowerShell V 3.0 uses the DLR, every PowerShell V 3.0 script has to be compiled during the first run of the script. This may have a speed disadvantage. To speed up the execution of scripts, it may be useful to store scripts in a compiled binary format and run…

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  11. Filtering Filesystem objects based on a DateTime value

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 3/5/2012 6:41:31 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 728747
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    In PowerShell 3.0, the Test-Path cmdlet supports two new parameters: NewerThan and OlderThan. Both parameters accepts a DateTime object and return $true if the object's LastWriteTime is less/greater than the specified date.

    One of the tasks IT admins need to perform often is getting old files. It would be great if Get-ChildItem could support those parameters as well, allowing us to filter objects based…

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  12. $OutputRedirectionEncoding --- like $OutputEncoding

    Votes from Connect: 2

    Original Date Submitted: 2/4/2012 8:58:39 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: S.K. _
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 723240
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    Please modifiable Encoding of '>'.

    $OutputRedirectionEncoding = [Text.Encoding]::Default
    ls > file.txt # output as Default Encoding

    $OutputRedirectionEncoding = [text.encoding]::GetEncoding("euc-jp")
    ps > process.txt # output as EUC-JP

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 723240 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=723240).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 3324

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  13. V3 TypeAccelerator cmdlets

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 2/3/2012 4:36:38 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: jrich
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 722645
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    cmdlets for working with the type accelerators would be nice, get/add/remove

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 722645 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=722645).

    Repro Steps:
    using old method to get type accelerators no longer works
    [type]::gettype("System.Management.Automation.TypeAccelerators")::get

    Expected Results:
    a way to view type accelerators

    Internal BugId: 3323

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  14. Error mounting and unmounting using subst and net use

    Votes from Connect: 11

    Original Date Submitted: 1/20/2012 4:28:52 AM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Atrus1701
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 719412
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    I've created a script that will run as Administrator and needs to mount two drives. One drive is mounted using 'subst' and the other through 'net use'. Before mounting, I check to see if the drive is already in use and unmount them if they are. Afterward, I mount these drives to the path I need. It seems that if a drive is already…

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  15. New PowerShell Tab needs a toolbar button in ISE

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 1/18/2012 10:56:31 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: HalR
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 719121
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    I would argue that in the ISE, the console should be treated co-equal to the script pane. If that's the case, why isn't there a New PowerShell Tab button just like there is a new script button? I would love to see a new toolbar icon to that effect.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 719121 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=719121)

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  16. Enable-PSremoting fails when loopback address is missing

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 1/10/2012 7:54:16 AM

    Description:

    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Doug Finke
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 717747
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    Do a "netsh http sh iplisten" and machines are listed, but not the loopback address.

    Tried Enable-PSRemoting and got the error below. Once the 127.0.0.1 is added to the IP listener list, this works.

    It's something that "winrm quickconfig" should catch.

    WinRM already is set up to receive requests on this machine.
    Set-WSManQuickConfig : <f:WSManFault xmlns:f="http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wsmanfault&quot; Code="2150858770" M
    achine="IIS.lab49.com"><f:Message>The client cannot connect…

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  17. Module Partially Loads With Import-Module

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 1/6/2012 5:20:17 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Steve Murawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716857
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    When Import-Module is called with one of the Alias, Cmdlet, Function, or Variable parameters, but not any of the others, the module only partially loads (based on what parameter you specified), but attempting to access commands that were not directly referenced by the specified parameter results in (replace the name of the command with whatever command you want to test with).

    The term 'Get-DataCollectorSet'…

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  18. Controlling automatic importing with PSDisableModuleAutoLoading

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/30/2011 6:54:11 PM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 716021
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    In PowerShell 3.0 CTP2 we can configure how automatic importing works by using the PSDisableModuleAutoLoading environment variable. However, when we launch a fresh instance of PowerShell, the variable is not present in the Env: drive which makes it very hard to discover.

    One has to know the variable name in advance in order to set its value.

    I suggest to include the…

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  19. v3 - consider adding a -listavailable to get-psprovider to show available providers

    Votes from Connect: 12

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 6:51:41 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712875
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    So, I don't know if anyone else noticed it yet, but the WSMAN drive is no longer mounted at start up: It's autoloaded. The problem I have with this is that it doesn't seem to be a valid candidate for get-command, even if wsman: were a function (which it's not, it appears, unlike "c:") So the problem here is unless you know…

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  20. Consider adding a preference variable to allow v1 style snapins to behave as binary modules

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 12/10/2011 12:34:32 AM

    Description:
    ********Contact Information********
    Handle: Oisin Grehan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712798
    ***************************************

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

    Problem Description:
    Currently we have to treat snapins and modules differently in powershell. Registered snapins won't show up in the output of get-module -listavailable. I would like to see a preference variable added that would allow snapins to be listed, loaded and unloaded with the module cmdlets. For example, the quest AD snapin, the TFS power tools etc don't show up in the output of get-module…

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