Running as administrator and running "update-help" fails to update BitLocker help - by Timothy Lee Russell

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ID 770376 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 11/7/2012 10:25:06 AM
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Description

All help updates correctly -- except the help for BitLocker due to an incorrect url...?

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update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'BitLocker' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : The value of the
HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest must resolve to a container or root URL on a website where the help files are
stored. The HelpInfoUri 'http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc732148.aspx' does not resolve to a container.
At line:1 char:1
+ update-help
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidHelpInfoUri,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand
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Posted by June Blender on 11/16/2012 at 9:35 AM
Thanks, Burt. I tried to explain this Hey, Scripting Guy blog post. Please let me know if you still have questions.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2012/09/24/where-is-powershell-updatable-help-for-windows-modules.aspx
Posted by June Blender on 11/16/2012 at 9:34 AM
Thanks, Burt. I tried to explain this Hey, Scripting Guy blog post. Please let me know if you still have questions.
Posted by Burt.Harris on 11/11/2012 at 3:06 PM
I'm now getting this message for a wider range of modules:

update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'DFSN, DnsServer, OIMCmdlets, OPECmdlets, RemoteDesktop,
WindowsServerBackup, WssCmdlets' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : The value of the HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest
must resolve to a container or root URL on a website where the help files are stored. The HelpInfoUri
'http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc732148.aspx' does not resolve to a container.
Posted by June Blender on 11/7/2012 at 4:23 PM
Thanks for the feedback, Timothy. The errors appear because we haven't yet released Updatable Help for the Bitlocker module. We hope to do so soon.

You can track the release of Updatable Help for Windows modules on the Updatable Help Status Table at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=270007.

Thanks,
June Blender [MSFT]
Senior Programming Writer
Windows PowerShell