MSPSUG July 2014 Meeting Tonight: Using Custom DSC Resources that can Manage Access Control for Securable Objects

Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group and winner of the advanced category in the 2012 PowerShell Scripting Games will be presenting a session for our meeting at 8:30pm on July 8th, 2014 (tonight). This presentation will start with a very brief introduction to Desired State Configuration (DSC) in PowerShell. After the introduction, we'll cover creating, testing, and using custom DSC resources that can manage access control for securable objects. The Mississippi Read more [...]

June Meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group Tonight at 8:30pm Central Time!

Beginning tonight, we're  back to having our monthly meetings of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group after taking a hiatus last month due to Microsoft TechEd occurring the same week we would have normally met. This months meeting is adhoc as we have no specific agenda. Some of our previous adhoc meetings have ended up being the best meetings we've ever had. If you have anything specific that's PowerShell related that you would like to discuss this month, join in and we'll see if we can work it Read more [...]

Video from the February 2014 MSPSUG Meeting & No Meeting this Month (May)

As I'm sure many of you are aware, Microsoft TechEd is this week in Houston, Texas so we're not planning on having a meeting since many of the people (including me) will be attending TechEd. Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group presented an awesome session about his PowerShell access control module back in February and we thought we would post that video today since we're not having a meeting and today would be the day that we would normally meet on. This Read more [...]

Mike F Robbins Presenting on the ‘OneGet Module in PowerShell version 5 Preview’ for MSPSUG on April 8th at 8:30pm CDT

Mike F Robbins who is the leader and co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group and who was the winner of the advanced category in the 2013 Scripting Games will be presenting a session on the new features in the preview version of PowerShell version 5 for our official April Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual (online) meeting which will be held on Tuesday, April 8th at 8:30pm Central Time. During his presentation, Mike will walk you through what he has discovered so far in the preview Read more [...]

Video from the January 2014 MSPSUG Meeting & No Meeting this Month (March)

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher presented a session on PowerShell Gotchas for our January meeting. The posting of this video is long overdue.

We thought we would post it today since we will not be having a meeting in March which would normally be tonight. We hope to see you at our meeting next month which will be on the second Tuesday in April at 8:30pm central time.

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Rohn Edwards Presenting on Managing Access Control in PowerShell on February 11th

Rohn Edwards who is the winner of the advanced category in the 2012 Scripting Games and co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group will be presenting on Managing Access Control in PowerShell for the February Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting which will be held on Tuesday, February 11th at 8:30pm central time. Here's a brief description of what you can expect to be covered during this presentation from Rohn himself: I'll cover using the native cmdlets (which will have a lot Read more [...]

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher Presenting “PowerShell Gotchas!” at the MSPSUG Virtual Meeting on January 14th at 8:30pm CST

PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher will be presenting a session on "PowerShell Gotchas!" at the January 2014 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting on Tuesday, January 14th at 8:30pm Central Time. PowerShell is the de facto standard for automation and administration on Windows systems.  The central design mantra in PowerShell is Think-Type-Get.  That is: Think what you want, Type it, and Get the results.  Unfortunately this mantra tends to break down - PowerShell combines concepts from other Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the December 2013 MSPSUG Meeting

Trevor Sullivan who is a Microsoft Solution Architect presented a session on PowerShell Remoting at our December 2013 user group meeting. This is an excellent presentation that is both informative and very professional. A PDF version of the slide deck along with the sample scripts that were demonstrated during the presentation can be downloaded from here. Trevor is a contributing author of a chapter in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: Be sure to join us next month (January of 2014) Read more [...]