PowerShell v7.08 and v7.1.5 released - October 14

    PowerShell v7.08 and v7.1.5 released - October 14

    PowerShell v7.08 and v7.1.5 released - October 14


    Last Updated: 19 Oct 2021 at 12:34
    7.0.8 Release of PowerShell

    Telemetry Changes
    • Configure ApplicationInsights to not send cloud role name (Internal 17100)

    Summary

    We recently became aware of an issue in PowerShell 7, which resulted in the unintentional logging of information that was outside of our documentation. In this current release, we exclude the Application Insight properties below:


    What we are doing

    Documentation

    In addition to the product changes above, we will be publishing the specific Application Insight properties that we will use going forward, posted here.

    FAQ

    How do I know if I am affected?

    The issue affects PowerShell 7 prior to the following versions:

    PowerShell Version Fixed in
    7.0 7.0.8
    7.1 7.1.5
    7.2 (preview) To Be Determined

    How do I update to an unaffected version?

    Follow the instructions at Installing PowerShell 7 to install the latest version of PowerShell 7.

    Support

    See Support documentation.

    Engine Updates and Fixes
    • Handle error from unauthorized access when removing AppLocker test files (#15881)
    • Handle error when the telemetry mutex cannot be created (#15574) (Thanks @gukoff!)
    • Disallow Add-Type in NoLanguage mode on a locked down machine (Internal 17521)

    Tools
    • Add .stylecop to filetypexml and format it (#16025)

    Build and Packaging Improvements

    Bump .NET SDK to 3.1.414

    Documentation and Help Content
    • Fix example nuget.config (#14349)



    7.1.5 Release of PowerShell

    Telemetry Changes
    • Configure ApplicationInsights to not send cloud role name (Internal 17100)

    Summary

    We recently became aware of an issue in PowerShell 7, which resulted in the unintentional logging of information that was outside of our documentation. In this current release, we exclude the Application Insight properties below:

    What we are doing

    Documentation

    In addition to the product changes above, we will be publishing the specific Application Insight properties that we will use going forward, posted here.

    FAQ

    How do I know if I am affected?

    The issue affects PowerShell 7 prior to the following versions:

    PowerShell Version Fixed in
    7.0 7.0.8
    7.1 7.1.5
    7.2 (preview) To Be Determined

    How do I update to an unaffected version?

    Follow the instructions at Installing PowerShell 7 to install the latest version of PowerShell 7.

    Support

    See Support documentation.

    Engine Updates and Fixes
    • Handle error from unauthorized access when removing AppLocker test files (#15881)
    • Test more thoroughly whether a command is Out-Default for transcription scenarios (#15653)
    • Handle error when the telemetry mutex cannot be created (#15574) (Thanks @gukoff!)
    • Disallow Add-Type in NoLanguage mode on a locked down machine (Internal 17522)

    Tools
    • Add .stylecop to filetypexml and format it (#16025)

    Build and Packaging Improvements

    Bump .NET SDK to 5.0.402

    Documentation and Help Content
    • Fix example nuget.config (#14349)


    How to Install PowerShell 7 in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10

    Brink's Avatar Posted By:

  1. JGToy's Avatar
    Posts : 1,062
    Windows 10 Pro x64-bit Build Latest
       #1

    Thanks @Brink

    I am in the range of the troubled ones!

    So, downloading this to get the fix.
      My Computer

  2. steve108's Avatar
    Posts : 16,395
    19041.1348 - 2004/20H1 Pro x64
       #2

    Updated to 7.1.5 without issue so far . Thanks Shawn.
      My Computer


 

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