Category Archives: PowerShell v6

PowerShell v6.2.3

PowerShell v6.2.3 is available from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases It fixes a debugging performance issue and updates the .NET SDK and runtime framework version. Similar fixes are available in v6.1.6 released at the same time Advertisements

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Get-AdUser in PowerShell Core

There has been a problem with Get-ADUser in PowerShell core such that Get-ADUser -Identity Richard -Properties * Throws an error. The problem is in .NET Core and affects a small number of properties including ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion The underlying .NET Core issue … Continue reading

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Experimental features

PowerShell core has recently. v6.2, had the concept of experimental features added.  An experimental feature is new or changed functionality that may be a breaking change or about which the PowerShell team want feedback before finalising the code. My PowerShell … Continue reading

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Out-GridView is back

Out-GridView is finally back in PowerShell core – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powershell/out-gridview-returns/. The project is hosted on github – https://github.com/powershell/GraphicalTools Install the module from the gallery – PS> Install-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerShell.GraphicalTools Currently, Out-GridView is the only command in the module though adding Show-Command … Continue reading

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PowerShell v6.2.2

PowerShell v6.2.2 has just been released. One breaking change – the Enter-PSHostProcess is disabled when system is in lock down mode. The jumplist is now created in STA to avoid potential CLR crash Other changes are around the build process. … Continue reading

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Load format file in a module

Staying with the test-connection function I thought I’d show how to turn the function and format file into a module. This includes how to load the format file in a module. Create a folder TestConnection Copy the format file and … Continue reading

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Test-Connection formatting

Last time I showed how to write a function that replaces the current PowerShell 6/7 Test-Connection. This time I’ll show you how to do the Test-Connection formatting. Using just the function you get something like this: PS>  test-connection -computername 127.0.0.1 … Continue reading

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