Up Next: PowerShell MVP Don Jones

As I'm sure many of you are aware, the Mississippi PowerShell User Group has already scheduled the remainder of this year with an awesome lineup of guest speakers. Each of our guest speakers this year is an author of at least one chapter in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: The guest speaker we have lined up for our May meeting is Don Jones who is one of the best PowerShell Speakers so be sure you don't miss this meeting. Don is a multi-year recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award and Read more [...]

Video from the April Meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group

The April meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group was last Tuesday, April 9th. Rohn Edwards, co-founder of MSPSUG and winner of the advanced category of the 2012 Scripting Games was the speaker. Rohn presented on "Discovering PowerShell and the .NET Framework". We recorded the meeting for anyone who was unable to attend:   Don't forget about the Florida PowerShell User Group online (virtual) meeting tonight featuring guest speaker and PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher. I'll Read more [...]

MSPSUG Meeting Tonight with Speaker Rohn Edwards, Co-Founder of MSPSUG and 2012 Scripting Games Winner

The April meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group is tonight, Tuesday April 9th at 8:30pm Central Time (CDT). Rohn Edwards who is one of the Co-Founders of MSPSUG and the winner of the 2012 Scripting Games (Advanced Category) is the speaker tonight. The topic that Rohn will be presenting on is "Discovering PowerShell and the .NET Framework". SAPIEN Technologies, one of our sponsors, has provided several items that we will be giving away during this months meeting to include: Windows PowerShell Read more [...]

Mississippi PowerShell User Group April Meeting and Other PowerShell Happenings

Rohn and I were joined last night by Lido Paglia and TJ Turner of the Philadelphia PowerShell User Group during our unofficial weekly meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group. I've found it's very beneficial to collaborate with other  PowerShell User Groups. One thing we discussed last night was the official April meeting of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group which will be held on Tuesday, April 9th at 8:30pm Central Time. Rohn Edwards (co-founder of MSPSUG) will be presenting this Read more [...]

Mississippi PowerShell User Group Weekly Meeting Last Night – March 26th

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group has an official meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30pm Central Time where we have a specific agenda and try to bring in an awesome speaker to present for us. Here's our lineup of awesome speakers for 2013. Want to use PowerShell to determine when our official monthly user group meetings are? Our user group meetings are on the same day as patch Tuesday and Richard Siddaway has a PowerShell script for determining when Patch Tuesday is so it can Read more [...]

PowerShell Deep Dives Winners! and MSPSUG March Meeting Presentation Materials

Our Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting was last night and based on the feedback we've received, it was a huge success. Congratulations to Michael West and Josh Garcia, the winners of the PowerShell Deep Dives ebook giveaways that took place during the meeting. The presentation along with the Get-History output from the meeting last night is now available for download. Next Month, on Tuesday April 9th at 8:30pm Central Time,  Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of MSPSUG will be the Read more [...]

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting is Tonight!

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting for March is tonight, Tuesday March 12th at 8:30pm Central Time. Head on over to EventBrite to register to receive the meeting URL. The meeting is online (virtual) so anyone from anywhere can attend. If you don't already have Microsoft Lync or the Lync Attendee client installed, see our "Attendee Info" page. That page also contains information that may be helpful if you're having trouble joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you tonight. Don't Read more [...]

Using a PowerShell Quote List Function to Work with an Array of Strings

Recently, during one of our test user group meetings that Rohn and I had, I was using an example of storing multiple server names into an array to then work with them. This is how I would normally accomplish this task, that is unless I pulled the names directly from Active Directory:Rohn showed me the way he has been accomplishing this sort of task which requires less typing:I tweaked Rohn's example a little since I prefer Read more [...]