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  1. Unable to access HDInsight Cluster using PowerShell in CLoud Shell

    I am typing the right command but it gets converted to "Get-AzHDInsightCluster"
    PS Azure:> Get-AzureRmHDInsightCluster
    Get-AzureRmHDInsightCluster : The term 'Get-AzHDInsightCluster' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.
    Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-AzureRmHDInsightCluster
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Get-AzHDInsightCluster:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

    4 votes

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  2. Allow access to clipboard between Cloud Shell and Computer

    Allow clip, Set-Clipboard and Get-Clipboard to interact with accessing computer. This would allow for something like -

    Get-SuperInfo | Clip

    Then the data be on the computer.

    4 votes

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  3. Move the shell vertically to the side

    Have the ability to move the shell to the right of the page vertically instead of the bottom. Sometimes, I need to navigate the portal and the shell at the same time and I have to continually move the shell up and down in order to see things in the portal.

    3 votes

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  4. The Resource 'Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM' under resource group '595f480a-af15-4a0f-b72a-9a9ea777f256' was notfound.

    The Resource 'Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM' under resource group '595f480a-af15-4a0f-b72a-9a9ea777f256' was notfound.

    3 votes

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  5. Restore the ability to map a network drive to Azure File Storage

    This used to be a feature in Cloud Shell. Then it disappeared sometime in the summer of 2018. Apparently it's something to do with the switch from windows to Linux.

    If you go to Azure File Storage and click the ellipsis you can still get a snippet of code that is supposed to mount a Z drive to that File Share. Only it doesn't work any more.

    I rasied a bug for it here:
    https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/8829#issuecomment-461560590

    And got told it was a bug. Therefore could I request it as a new feature.
    Which I am not sure makes total sense. But…

    3 votes

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  6. I could not get out of this error

    No eh podido salir de este error. Estoy realizando los pasos como los menciona el tutorial. NO puedo terminar la practica...

    The client ' x ' with object id '0e692604-dcb9-4ff4-a920-a24794582ba4' does not have authorization to perform action 'Microsoft.Resources/subscriptions/resourcegroups/write' over scope '/subscriptions/2fc70fc3-4d9f-4917-b143-66c368328ac1/resourcegroups/fde3719e-6f87-464f-b41c-66438cf94594'

    3 votes

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  7. Enter-AzVM be made available for VM's without Public IP

    Enter-AzVM should work on a an Azure VM without Public IP and on a VM created thru ASR replication.

    3 votes

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  8. Enable-AzVMPSRemoting silently fails targetting a Linux VM

    If a target Linux VM is different than Ubuntu 18.04, Enable-AzVMPSRemoting silently fails to install PowerShell Core. The reason is the hard-coded URL for a PowerShell Core package:
    sudo wget -q https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/18.04/packages-microsoft-prod.deb

    3 votes

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  9. Unable to mount persistent storage

    Here's the scenario (that you can reproduce):
    - User logged in to Azure portal (commercial cloud). User has role 'reader' assigned at the subscription level.
    - User clicks the ;Cloud shell' button in the portal, goes to advanced settings, picks a subscription, existing storage account, picks a name for the Azure file share
    - Cloud Shell starts but fails to mount Azure file share - see attached image

    Now, user gets 'owner' role in a specific Resource Group, and wishes to setup persistent storage for Cloud Shell under a new Storage Account in this new RG, but
    a) the Cloud…

    3 votes

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  10. IntelliSense

    Would be nice to have rich IntelliSense like in PowerShell ISE.

    3 votes

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  11. Add Service Fabric cluster management to PowerShell

    SF PowerShell module or sfctl (or both)

    3 votes

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  12. Fix New-AzureADMSInvitation

    I already created an issue on Github. Please look at:
    https://github.com/AzureAD/azure-activedirectory-powershell/issues/24
    It seems like a known error as I also found this:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/81140ed7-29f1-4301-ac8f-3e3f01717e31/powershell-azuread-newazureadmsinvitation-getting-an-object-reference-not-set-to-an-instance-of-an?forum=WindowsAzureAD
    and this:
    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49288405/azure-ad-powershell-cloud-object-reference-not-set-to-an-instance-of-an-objec

    It would be even better if you could integrate this function into the new Az module.
    This function is literally the only reason we have to use the AzureAD module instead of just the Az module.

    2 votes

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  13. Where is Resolve-DnsName

    why is Resolve-DnsName not possible in Cloud Shell? Major problem.

    2 votes

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  14. Text not visible

    Text not visible.. but cursor is active and we can do copy paste. The screen is just blue color and nothing in it

    2 votes

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  15. msonline

    MSOnline Module is not working in the shell. Some commands like Get-MsolDomainFederationSettings are only available in this module. This module should be allowed to work. The cloud shell says the module is installed and imported however the commands are not recognized.

    2 votes

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  16. Problem: "Requesting a Cloud Shell. Sorry, your Cloud Shell failed to provision. Please retry later. Request correlation id: UKSOUTH2"

    error message:
    Requesting a Cloud Shell. Sorry, your Cloud Shell failed to provision. Please retry later. Request correlation id: UKSOUTH2

    any idea (I have tried later ... without success)
    thanks

    2 votes

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  17. Get-AzureADMSLifecyclePolicyGroup dosn't work

    Get-AzureADMSLifecyclePolicyGroup doesn't work correctly since 23-rd August 2019. I tried with module AzureADPreview&AzureAD. I tried also with different PCs.
    Each time I get the following error:
    Get-AzureADMSLifecyclePolicyGroup :Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-AzureADMSLifecyclePolicyGroup -Id xxxxx-xxxxx ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-AzureADMSLifecyclePolicyGroup], NullReferenceException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.NullReferenceException,Microsoft.Open.MSGraphBeta.PowerShell.GetLifecyclePolicyGroup

    2 votes

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  18. Fails silently: just a black canvas for the query interface

    Could not get the online example to work. Only a black screen was displayed for the Azure Cloud Shell.

    2 votes

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  19. Need graceful closure of Powershell entered through try it option

    When you click on Try It for PowerShell on webpage, it enters powershell and then when done Quit does not work. Clicking on Quit does not do anything.

    2 votes

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  20. It's time to ditch the throwback background color

    PowerShell Core uses a black background, everywhere EXCEPT on Azure CloudShell, where it's using a color inspired by WindowsPowerShell's old DarkMagenta color (which is ironic, since the actual DarkMagenta color on CloudShell is set to purple).

    Please get with the times, and change the default to black.

    2 votes

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