Tag Archives: Meetings

MSPSUG June Virtual Meeting: Using BurntToast to Display Timely Notifications

For our June 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh King will be presenting “Just Scrape off the Black Bits: Using BurntToast to Display Timely Notifications” on Tuesday, June 12th at 8:30pm central time. Toasts are a notification scheme in most, if not all, modern Operating Systems. You’ve seen them everywhere and may not have even known it. Microsoft makes heavy use of them in Windows 10, and so can you! This a crash course in what Toast Notifications are, how Read more [...]

MSPSUG April Virtual Meeting: OpenSSH for PowerShell Pros

For our April 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “OpenSSH for PowerShell Pros” on Tuesday, April 24th at 8:30pm central time. In PowerShell Core, you can use OpenSSH as the transport layer to carry our remoting sessions between our systems. In this session, you'll look how to Install OpenSSH, Authentication methods, including key based authentication, daemon and client configuration, how to use PowerShell Remoting over Read more [...]

MSPSUG March Virtual Meeting – Invoke-ChatOps: Level up and change your culture with chat and PowerShell

For the March 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Brandon Olin will be presenting "Invoke-ChatOps: Level up and change your culture with chat and PowerShell" on Tuesday, March 27th at 8:30pm central time. Chat is not where you put cat gifs anymore. This talk will detail the social and technical benefits of adopting ChatOps in your organization using PoshBot, a PowerShell-based bot framework. Starting providing more value to your business and put your conversations to work Read more [...]

MSPSUG February Virtual Meeting: Application Provisioning with DSC and Octopus Deploy

For the February 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh Duffney will be presenting “Application Provisioning with DSC and Octopus Deploy” on Tuesday, February 27th at 8:30pm central time. We all know that point-click administration doesn’t scale, but even automation has its limitations. Automation is great, but if you’re creating automation that only you can execute, update, and maintain you will eventually become a bottleneck. What if you could write automation Read more [...]

MSPSUG December Virtual Meeting: Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests

For the December 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Rob Sewell will be presenting "Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests" on Tuesday, December 12th at 8:30pm central time. This session will be relevant to any technicians who use checklists. I was required to prove that I had successfully installed and configured a backup solution across a large estate. I had a number of success criteria that had to be met. Checking all of Read more [...]

MSPSUG November 2017 Virtual Meeting: Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow!

For the November 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Jaap Brasser will be presenting Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow! on Tuesday, November 14th at 8:30pm central time. Today we will look at something different, Chat Automation often also referred to as ChatOps. What is this and why should we care about it? In this session I will take you through the basics, discuss why this is worth our time and how it can help you get more out of your investment Read more [...]

MSPSUG October 2017 Virtual Meeting: Getting Started with Azure Functions

For the October 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Kirk Munro will be presenting Getting started with Azure Functions on Tuesday, October 10th at 8:30pm central time. Have you started looking at Azure Functions yet? Does the term "serverless computing" seem like nothing more than an oxymoron to you? Did you know that the Azure Function Apps team added experimental support for Azure Functions written in PowerShell before the product even went GA a year ago? Or Read more [...]

MSPSUG September 2017 Virtual Meeting: PSGraph, A hierarchical graph module

For the September 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting,  Kevin Marquette will be presenting “PSGraph, A hierarchical graph module” on Tuesday, September 12th at 8:30pm central time. There are just some patterns that are hard to see in tables of data that can jump out to you when it is visualized. I built a module to make it easy to build hierarchal graphs and show relationships in your data. Kevin Marquette is a Sr. DevOps Engineer for LoanDepot in Orange County, CA. Read more [...]