Tag Archives: Meetings

Matt Gohmann Presenting “Desired State Configuration in Practice” at the MSPSUG Virtual Meeting on January 13th at 8:30pm CST

Matt Gohmann will be presenting a session on “Desired State Configuration in Practice” at the January 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting on Tuesday, January 13th at 8:30pm Central Time. Matt Gohmann, Deployment Analyst at Netgain Technology, a Healthcare Cloud provider reviews the components of DSC. Then shares how they've used it in production to automate provisioning client environments. Closing with lessons learned from authoring 20+ custom resources, additional use cases and Read more [...]

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group November Virtual Online Meeting is Tonight at 8:30pm Central Time

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group will be meeting tonight at 8:30pm Central Time via an online (virtual) meeting. There is no specific agenda for this meeting as we've found adhoc meetings tend to generate some of the best content because it gives us a chance to discuss what we've been working on with PowerShell in our real world environments during the past month. We typically meet on the second Tuesday of each month so our meeting this month (Wednesday, November 12th, 2014) is on a special, Read more [...]

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group September 2014 Meeting in Review

You might be wondering where the Mississippi PowerShell User Group has been as of lately? Well, we're still here. We experienced some issues with the renewal of our Office 365 account and since we use the Lync online portion of that account to hold our meetings online, we just held a private meeting last month (in September) due to that issue. During that meeting, which was informal, Rohn Edwards and me (Mike F Robbins) talked about Desired State Configuration. Rohn has been working on "Managing Read more [...]

MSPSUG August 2014 Meeting Tonight: Learn PowerShell or Die! for the DBA

Mike F Robbins who is a PowerShell MVP, the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group, and winner of the advanced category in the 2013 PowerShell Scripting Games will be presenting a session for our meeting at 8:30pm on August 12th, 2014 (tonight). Learn PowerShell or Die! That is, learn PowerShell or your career in IT will die. PowerShell is one of those technologies that as a DBA you’ll either love or hate, but believe it or not DBA’s already have the mindset for scripting since Read more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]