Management Server cmdlets can be case-sensitive

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    Care should be taken when using the Management Center cmdlets as there have been instances identified where the cmdlet parameter needs to be in the correct case.


    EXAMPLE: Using the following command will produce an error:-



    Initialize-ApsServer -WebsiteName "Default Web site" -DatabaseServer $DBServer -DatabaseName $DB -ServiceCredential $ServiceCredentials -ConfigurerCredential $ConfigCredentials -WebsiteAuthentication "Anonymous" -Verbose -Force


    This error is produced as the -WebsiteName parameter specified a lowercase 's'.  The screen below shows that in IIS there is a capitilization used:-



    Repeating the command using the correct case, results in a successful configuration:-



    Initialize-ApsServer -WebsiteName "Default Web Site" -DatabaseServer $DBServer -DatabaseName $DB -ServiceCredential $ServiceCredentials -ConfigurerCredential $ConfigCredentials -WebsiteAuthentication "Anonymous" -Verbose -Force