Tag Archives: Meetings

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 [...]

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 [...]

Trevor Sullivan Speaking on “PowerShell Remoting” for the MSPSUG Virtual Meeting on December 10th at 8:30pm CST

Trevor Sullivan will be speaking on "PowerShell Remoting" at the December Mississippi PowerShell User Group Virtual (Online) Meeting on Tuesday, December 10th at 8:30pm Central Time. Register via EventBrite to receive the URL for this meeting. Trevor is a Microsoft Solution Architect with over nine years of Microsoft engineering experience, specializing in process automation, large-scale Windows administration, and systems management infrastructure planning. Most of his experience is in Read more [...]