Tag Archives: PowerShell

Honorary Scripting Guy Boe Prox Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30pm CDT

Honorary Scripting Guy Boe Prox will be speaking for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30pm Central Time. The topic for this month: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is an extremely useful enterprise patching solution from Microsoft that allows you to keep your systems up to date with various types of patches. Boe is going to show us how to hook into the API and generate your own reports, view the configuration of the server and the application and Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the August 2013 MSPSUG Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Jeff Wouters

Two weeks ago, during the official August 2013 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting, PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters presented a session on "Filter to the Left". You can download the presentation materials here and the video is now available: If you're interested in learning more about this topic, Jeff wrote an entire chapter on "Avoiding the Pipeline" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: As Jeff said during the meeting, the cover of the PowerShell Deep Dives book is a perfect representation Read more [...]

PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, August 13th at 8:30pm CDT

PowerShell MVP Jeff Wouters will be speaking at the official August meeting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, August 13th at 8:30pm Central Time. Here's a brief description of Jeff's presentation: PowerShell 101 includes ‘filter to the left’. Many people forget to do this, don’t understand why you would want to or just don’t care. In this session I’ll show you why filtering to the left is desired. I’ll also cover a few tricks which allow you to avoid the pipeline Read more [...]

Video from the July 2013 MSPSUG Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Ashley McGlone

Last Tuesday, during the official July 2013 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Ashley McGlone presented a session on Using PowerShell to Reduce Active Directory Token Bloat. The video from that presentation is now available: If you’re interested in learning more about this topic, Ashley wrote an entire chapter on “Using PowerShell to Reduce Active Directory Token Bloat” in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: Don't forget, the Florida PowerShell Read more [...]

Microsoft PFE Ashley McGlone Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, July 9th at 8:30pm CDT

Ashley McGlone, aka the GoateePFE, who is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer specializing in Active Directory and PowerShell will be speaking at the official July meeting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, July 9th at 8:30pm Central Time. Ashley is the author of Chapter 8: "Using PowerShell to Reduce Active Directory Token Bloat" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: We look forward to having Ashley speak for us. Register on EventBrite to receive the URL for this virtual (online) Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the June 2013 MSPSUG Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Jeffery Hicks

Last Tuesday, during the official June 2013 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting, PowerShell MVP Jeffery Hicks presented a session on Building PowerShell Tools from Command-line Tools. Jeff has made the presentation materials available on his blog site and the video from that presentation is now available: If you're interested in learning more about this topic, Jeff wrote an entire chapter on "Turning Command Line Tools into PowerShell Tools" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: 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 [...]