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  1. Add MultiSubnetFailover to Invoke-SqlCmd

    Votes from Connect: 11

    Original Date Submitted: 4/9/2013 2:21:32 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: dusthawk
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 783217


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

    Problem Description:
    sqlcmd now has a flag for enabling MultiSubnetFailover. Could this also be added into Invoke-SqlCmd?

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 783217 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=783217).

    Repro Steps:
    Expected Results:

    Internal BugId: 4173

    2 votes

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  2. Mandatory parameter prompts should accept variable input

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/6/2012 12:15:54 AM

    Description:

    Contact Information
    Handle: Trevor Sullivan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 773554


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

    Problem Description:
    When writing a PowerShell function, script, or ScriptBlock that accepts named parameters, it is sometimes desirable to have the end user prompted for input. PowerShell input prompts work great for strings and integers, but fails with other data types (eg. bool, object).

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 773554 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=773554).

    Repro Steps:
    function Test-Parameter {

    [CmdletBinding()]
    
    2 votes

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  3. Select-Object's -First, -Last, -Skip, and -Unique parameters should not change the output type

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 10/10/2012 11:44:45 PM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Aleksandar Nikolić
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 766908


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

    Problem Description:
    When you pipe something to Select-Object –First (or –Last, -Skip, and –Unique), the input and the output type should be the same, because you are not changing any member.

    And that’s true for every type (compare, for example, Get-Process | Get-Member and Get-Process | select -First 1 | Get-Member) , except for the PSCustomObject type. In case of the PSCustomObject type will be prefixed…

    2 votes

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  4. Events needed for module load/unload

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 9/11/2012 2:44:04 AM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Jason Shirk
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 761976


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

    Problem Description:
    V3 added useful event handlers during command discovery including:


    • Pre command lookup

    • Post command lookup

    • Command not found

    It would be very useful to have similar events for modules:


    • Pre module lookup

    • Post module lookup

    • Module not found

    I'm most interested in post module lookup, but the others seem useful as well.

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    2 votes

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  5. Test-Connection - Resolving address names

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 8/28/2012 1:41:15 AM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 759607


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

    Problem Description:
    When the Test-Connection cmdlet is used to ping a computer name, the ProtocolAddress property is displaying the resolved ip address (in IPV4Address and ProtocolAddress properties).

    PS> Test-Connection -ComputerName PC1 -Count 1 | ft -a

    Source Destination IPV4Address IPV6Address Bytes Time(ms)


    PC2 PC1 10.10.10.10 32 0

    However, Test-Connection doesn't attempt to resolve IP addresses, this is usually done by setting the ResolveAddressNames
    Win32_PingStatus property to TRUE,…

    2 votes

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  6. Get-HotFix Id parameter should accept wildcard characters

    Votes from Connect: 15

    Original Date Submitted: 7/15/2012 7:48:53 PM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Shay Levi
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 753770


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

    Problem Description:
    When you issue the Get-HotFix you can see that not all HotFixId's follow a naming convention. For example, on my system some starts with KBxxxxxx and some with numbers only (in some cases 5 digits and in others 6 digits).

    That makes it very hard to search for specific hot fixes when all you know is a part of the Id.
    That's why the Get-HoptFix…

    2 votes

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  7. PowerShell ISE Intellisense should display .NET object constructor signatures

    Votes from Connect: 28

    Original Date Submitted: 6/26/2012 10:32:58 PM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Trevor Sullivan
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 750939


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

    Problem Description:
    The Windows PowerShell ISE does not currently display .NET object constructor signatures. When instantiating .NET objects using the New-Object cmdlet, along with its -TypeName and -ArgumentList parameters, it would be a great workflow enhancement to have the ISE's Intellisense display the object constructor signatures, such that a developer does not have to resort to pulling up the MSDN documentation online much less frequently. Memorizing object…

    2 votes

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  8. Make it easier for module authors to store user configuration data in the right location

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 5/9/2012 10:46:55 PM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: Kirk Munro
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 741367


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

    Problem Description:
    This is a request for v.Next (post v3). More and more admins have been asking how they can store modules in a central repository so that they can centrally manage them while making them available to all systems where they use PowerShell. This is easy to do, however they need to be careful because some modules are designed to store configuration/state information in their own…

    2 votes

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  9. save-help failure - "Unable to connect to help content" error while Connected to internet via corporate proxy server

    Votes from Connect: 40

    Original Date Submitted: 3/10/2012 1:56:58 PM

    Description:

    Contact Information
    Handle: ramseyg [MVP]
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 730195


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

    Problem Description:
    We have a user-authenticated proxy server on our corporate network. All systems/users must authenticate to access the internet. It is seamless from an internet browser perspective. We have an autoconfiguration script, or we can just enter the proxy information into internet explorer settings, and can browse to the web without any challenge/password.

    I can even run commands like get-help get-command -online successfully. But I…

    2 votes

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  10. Allow the .. Operator to Accept a Step Value and a Keyword to Signify the Array's length

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 3/8/2012 8:34:09 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Nektar
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 729570


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

    Problem Description:
    In other scripting languages such as Python and MatLab, you can create say a list of all numbers from 0 to 100 stepping by 5 each time by typing something like 0:5:100. Also, you can splice an array from a point to the end by typing 0:end or in Python the last item is -1. In Powershell the .. operator can only accept a starting and…

    2 votes

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  11. Command Pane and Output Pane combined... Why?????????

    Votes from Connect: 10

    Original Date Submitted: 12/7/2011 8:49:03 AM

    Description:
    Contact Information
    Handle: MMarcolini
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 712014


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

    Problem Description:
    The Output pane is gone and the command pane has been transformed into the frankly clunky blue powershell command prompt. Why? This is like taking 3 steps backwards.

    I use the ISE to interactively manage my windows systems in much the same way that I use an xterm to manage my unix systems. I typically have many local and remote command tabs open separated…

    2 votes

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  12. Remote Registry should "just work" (no WinRM dependency)

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 9/21/2011 11:21:52 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Matthew Reynolds [MSFT]
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 689864


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

    Problem Description:
    Remote registry is a core feature of Windows since before I can remember. IT Pros shouldn't have to resort to external exes, WMI, WinRM or .Net methods to use remote regsitry from powershell. They should be able to script naturally against remote registry.

    Providers/cmdlets which interact with registry (e.g., set-item, get-item, etc) should be updated to use remote registry just like they can use…

    1 vote

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  13. Get-ChildItem and 'Filter' parameter misissue

    Votes from Connect: 14

    Original Date Submitted: 6/14/2011 7:44:51 PM

    Description:
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    Handle: Vadims Podans
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 675309


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

    Problem Description:
    '-Filter' parameter tries to bind filter pattern to a both general name and a name in the 8.3 notation (MS-DOS format). This causes that in the 'Get-ChildItem -Filter' output appears unexpected items. For details see repro section.

    Also this may cause catstrophic results if Get-ChildItem output is passed to Remove-Item cmdlet. Administrator will not expect that Program Files folders will match this pattern. Also PowerShell…

    1 vote

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  14. Get-ItemProperty in registry should return value type.

    Votes from Connect: 13

    Original Date Submitted: 12/20/2010 5:55:34 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Bartek Bielawski
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 632464


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

    Problem Description:
    Currently I see no easy way to get type of registry values. Info presented by Get-ItemProperty is not very helpful. I found workaround for that (sample):
    $key = Get-Item 'HKLM:\software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer'
    $Property = @{Name = 'Property'; Expression = {$}}
    $Value = @{Name = 'Value'; Expression = {$key.GetValue($
    ) }}
    $ValueType = @{Name = 'Value Type'; Expression = {$key.GetValueKind($_)}}
    $key.Property | select $Property, $Value, $ValueType
    I…

    2 votes

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  15. PowerShell remoting DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher object garbled.

    Votes from Connect: 18

    Original Date Submitted: 12/13/2010 7:55:24 PM

    Description:
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    Handle: HPH2
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 630828


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

    Problem Description:
    From: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ITCG/thread/7d2a0b0e-254f-4725-9c02-20744cd3cdd5/

    Powershell version 2.0

    Background:
    I have a script successfully assembling information about servers in our primary domain.
    Now i am trying to use PowerShell Remoting to include information about servers in our DMZ zones.
    This works great.

    Except when i try to query the Active Directory.

    Following runs fine in a powershell window on the server dzms01 in a remote desktop session:

    PS…

    2 votes

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  16. PowerShell Should do Globbing for Cmdlets - at least for FileSystem Paths

    Votes from Connect: 15

    Original Date Submitted: 10/21/2010 7:25:53 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: rkeithhill
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 615447


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

    Problem Description:
    It would be nice if you could decorate an advanced function parameter with an “AcceptsWildcard” attribute like this and have the parameter parsing code actually do the wildcard expansion for you. Of course the doc comment help should use the presence of this attribute to indicate correctly whether or not the parameter accepts wildcards. Perhaps the attribute would take an option to specify simple…

    2 votes

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  17. Add top-level progress information to Invoke-Command calls

    Votes from Connect: 14

    Original Date Submitted: 8/11/2010 2:47:58 AM

    Description:
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    Handle: Kirk Munro (Quest Software)
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 585227


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

    Problem Description:
    Invoke-Command should handle top-level progress reporting (for example: throttling 5 active operations, 9 complete, 123 machines/sessons to go) and have nested progress bars for individual machines that originate from remote machines so that Write-Progress calls from inside the script block continue to work as expected.

    Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 585227 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=585227)

    2 votes

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  18. Add PowerShell_ISE Startup Parameters

    Votes from Connect: 16

    Original Date Submitted: 6/16/2010 11:13:55 PM

    Description:
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    Handle: cmille19
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 568074


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

    Problem Description:
    The normal PowerShell host supports startup parameters which facilitate building custom shells (i.e. SCOM, Exchange, Admin Tools etc.) callable from the Windows Start Menu. These custom shells either call a startup script that then load modules or import a console files with customizations.

    Unfortunately, PowerShellISE does not support any startup parameters. For the module developer creating solutions which specifically target PowerShellISE.exe and…

    2 votes

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  19. Warning, Verbose and Debug streams do not respect action preferences the way they should

    Votes from Connect: 33

    Original Date Submitted: 3/12/2010 7:45:29 PM

    Description:
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    Handle: Kirk Munro (Quest Software)
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 541500


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

    Problem Description:
    If you use the preference variables or the -WarningAction common parameter to control how warnings are handled in PowerShell, or if you use the preference variables to control how verbose or debug messages are handled in PowerShell, your control efforts are ignored because the warning, verbose or debug messages are displayed every time anyway.

    This differs from how preference variables and the -ErrorAction…

    2 votes

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  20. Get-EventLog should have an EventID parameter

    Votes from Connect: 10

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

    Description:
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    Handle: hrottenberg
    Site Name: PowerShell
    Feedback ID: 521263


    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:
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    Internal BugId: 2307

    2 votes

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