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  1. The term 'pwsh' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function...

    If you try to start PowerShell Core 6.0.0-beta.9 in the current image for PowerShell in Cloud Shell it fails with the error: "The term 'pwsh' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program."

    Path environmental variable is not updated with a path to PowerShell Core 6.0.0-beta.9.

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    • Support Ctrl+c to <break> command execution

      Seems like there is no way to currently break command execution.

      For example instead of Get, I accidentally performed:
      New-AzureRmADServicePrincipal

      The above causes PowerShell to prompt for ApplicationId. At this point I realized the mistake, but there is no way to abort the command.

      Pressing enter, asks for the ApplicationId again, and Ctrl+c is currently not handled. (Tested not to work under both Chrome and Edge). The only current solution is to restart the shell.

      Please add support for Ctrl-c to interrupt the current command.

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      • 2 votes
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        • Add Service Fabric cluster management to PowerShell

          SF PowerShell module or sfctl (or both)

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          • Its nice, But it should show all the directories, I'm managing 6 Directories its showing only 3 Directories.

            Its nice, But it should show all the directories, I'm managing 6 Directories its showing only 3 Directories.

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            • Improve readability of PowerShell error messages

              Steps
              - Start cloud shell in powershell mode
              - enter an invalid command, eg 'invalid'

              Expected result:
              - The error message is displayed in red text on black background (same as Windows 10 behavior)

              Actual result:
              - The error message is displayed in red text on blue background.

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              • Add safe word/line deletion shortcut support

                Please add support for Ctrl+Backspace(or other browser safe alternative) to delete whole words and another command to clear the whole line.
                (Linux clear line and clear word commands Ctrl+w and Ctrl+u are a no-go in a browser.)

                1 vote
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                • Increase Tab-Completion performance

                  Using tab completion feels very slow sometimes and may lock the shell for a few seconds (3-10). Tab completion is an essential tool for me to work with speed and not having to remember every command (discovering new functionality too).
                  Due to its varying reliability i find myself going back to my local install a lot.

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Bash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Thanks for the feedback, at this moment we need more input to look into this! We’re regularly sync with the AZ CLI team to make sure performance is great on all fronts, but providing votes helps us prioritize our resources appropriately so please cast votes across ideas you feel are important to you!

                  • Include AzureAD Powershell Module

                    Noticed that by default the AzureAD Powershell Module is not installed for Cloud Shell. I verified I could install it with Install-Module AzureAD, however once installed you still need to login with Connect-AzureAD if you hard code your creds with $creds you can then login with Connect-AzureAD -credentials $creds but it would also be nice if it inherited your logged in shell credentials like the AzureRM module does. See attached

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                    • Do not require a storage account

                      When you just want to execute some scripts on an environment, you perhaps do not need persistent storage.

                      On some environments you don't have the permissions to create a storage account dedicated for this, and have to fallback on your own powershell/bash commandline.

                      Make it an (advanced) option to not use storage when launching the shell, lowering the barrier even more to run a one-off command.

                      7 votes
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                      • Multiple Cloud Shell sessions

                        I would like to be able to create a new session within the same browser tab.

                        1 vote
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                        • Copy and Paste in Windows

                          I would love to be able to copy and paste. In macOS, Cmd+C/Cmd+V work as intended in the shell. However, Ctrl+c/Ctrl+V do not work in Windows to copy and paste text.

                          5 votes
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                          • Allow access to PowerShell from CSP account

                            When attempting to use PowerShell in Cloud Shell with my CSP account, which has delegated Owner rights within Azure for the customer tenant, I get the error below. It works if I switch to a Global Admin account.

                            Add-AzureRmAccount : Cannot validate argument on parameter 'AccountId'. The argument is null or empty. Provide an argument that is not null or empty, and then try the command again.
                            At C:\Users\ContainerAdministrator\PSCloudShellStartup.ps1:73 char:71
                            + ... ProfileModule\Add-AzureRMAccount @addAzureRMAccountParameters -ErrorA ...
                            + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                            + CategoryInfo : InvalidData: (:) [Add-AzureRmAccount], ParameterBindingValidationException
                            + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentValidationError,Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Profile.AddAzureRMAccountCommand

                            3 votes
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                            • Enter-PSSession and Invoke-Command to an AzureRMVM

                              It would be great to have the option to invoke commands and enter an interactive session into a VM using PowerShell remoting from the cloud shell.

                              2 votes
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                              • Shift+TAB Reverse tab completition - Poweshell (Cloud Shell)

                                Shift+TAB to reverse tab completition in Poweshell (Cloud Shell) just like we have in classic Powershell console.

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                                • 4 votes
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                                  • Preconfigure PowerShell in Cloud Shell with PowerShell help files

                                    When we run Update-Help the downloaded help files are not persistent across PowerShell sessions because they are written in $pshome's subfolder.

                                    Could you preconfigure the Cloud Shell with the current PowerShell help files?

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Add support to Automation for AZ CLI

                                      AZ CLI in BASH is powerful, easy to use and has commands such as file copy batch that are superior to PowerShell. It would be great to add CLI support for Automation / Run Books to keep efforts consistent.

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                                      • Add support for running Azure Cloud Shell in secure Azure subscription

                                        I'm working in a subscription where I only give users the minimum permissions that are necessary. I would like these users to have access to Azure Cloud Shell, but I want to have it pre-configured for them before they even try. For this, I need the following:

                                        1. An API (and ideally one or more PowerShell cmdlets) that allows for the initial configuration of Cloud Shell to be done automatically for a user before they even try to access Cloud Shell. This would create the resource group if it did not already exist in the subscription, create the storage account,…

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Allow again "az login"

                                          I am using a lot the Azure Cloud Shell, and because company policy I have to login using a Service Principal.
                                          Since today I discovered I cannot use "az login" anymore from the shell, I'm getting the following error:

                                          Azure Cloud Shell relies on the user account it was initially launched under, as a result 'az login' is disabled.

                                          5 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Bash  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Thanks for this feedback, we’ve currently disabled az login for CLI 2.0 in Cloud Shell to avoid issues with profile refreshing. Previously if you executed az login, a profile refresh could re-login your original azure account you launched Cloud Shell instead of the manual account you intended to use, causing some unexpected errors/scenarios.

                                            Please do provide feedback/details on your scenarios and how they worked for you previously, we will investigate to make sure you can complete core scenarios.

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