Call for Mississippi (Virtual) PowerShell User Group Speakers for 2020

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group is currently in the process of having a call for speakers for 2020. Do you have a PowerShell related topic that you would be interested in presenting for our user group virtually via Skype for Business? See our about page for our email address and send us a title, abstract, and bio along with what month you would like to present. Also, please include what type of user you feel your presentation is appropriate for (Fundamentals, Intermediate, or Advanced). What Read more [...]

Video: Building a REST-based PowerShell Module

Back in November, Jeff Hicks presented a session on “Building a REST-based PowerShell Module” for our November 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. Jeffery Hicks is an IT veteran with almost 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works Read more [...]

MSPSUG November 2019 Virtual Meeting: Building a REST-based PowerShell Module

For our November 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Jeff Hicks will be presenting “Building a REST-based PowerShell Module” on Tuesday, November 12th at 8:30pm central time. Using REST APIs with PowerShell is a terrific way to leverage an external resource into your PowerShell scripting. Want some commands to manage some technology where none exist? If there is a REST API you can consume, then you can build your own PowerShell commands. In this presentation, Read more [...]

The End of a Chapter and the Beginning of Another for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group

Rohn Edwards and I  (Mike F. Robbins) started the Mississippi PowerShell User Group back in February of 2013. I've led this user group since then and have recently decided to look for a successor due to calendar creep. David Lamb who has been helping to run the user group has volunteered to take on that role. David Lamb is a Systems Administrator managing Windows servers and clients since 1995, spending a large portion of his career in the aviation industry. His first certification was the MCSE Read more [...]

MSPSUG September 2019 Virtual Meeting: Containers – You Better Get on Board!

For our September 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “Containers - You Better Get on Board!” on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30pm central time. Containers are taking over, changing the way systems are developed and deployed…and that’s NOT hyperbole. Just imagine if you could deploy SQL Server or even your whole application stack in just minutes. You can do that, leveraging containers! In this session, we’ll get you Read more [...]

Video: Office 365 and its buddy PowerShell

Back in June, Todd Klindt presented a session on “Office 365 and its buddy PowerShell” for our June 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/j8N71_fstSI Todd is a Microsoft MVP who has been a professional computer nerd for over 20 years, specializing in SharePoint for more than 15. While SharePoint is first love, Todd isn’t a one-trick pony, he also works with other technologies like PowerShell, SQL Server, Read more [...]

Video: PowerShell Remoting – From 0 to Lockdown in 45 Minutes!

Last week, Mike Kanakos presented a session on “PowerShell Remoting: From 0 to Lockdown in 45 Minutes!” for our August 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/vtBgZc4FCSA Here’s a little information about Mike: “I’m an IT pro located in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. I’ve spent my career supporting all flavors of Window operating systems from Windows 95 til today. I am proud to Read more [...]

MSPSUG August 2019 Virtual Meeting – PowerShell Remoting: From 0 to Lockdown in 45 Minutes!

For our August 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Mike Kanakos will be presenting “PowerShell Remoting: From 0 to Lockdown in 45 Minutes!” on Tuesday, August 13th at 8:30pm central time. Let’s walk through all the options available for securing PowerShell remoting/WinRM! How to enable globally, setup logging, transcription and briefly talk about certificates and SSL Here's a little information about Mike: "I’m an IT pro located in the Research Triangle Park Read more [...]