MSPSUG August 2020 Virtual Meeting: Containers – You Better Get on Board – PowerShell Edition!

For our August 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “Containers - You Better Get on Board - PowerShell Edition!” on Tuesday, August 11th at 7:30 pm Mountain 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 [...]

Open Discussion Meetings Starting in August 2020

For the longest time, the Mississippi PowerShell User Group has run on a fairly consistent meeting cadence of one meeting per month. This has worked well, but we feel that there we can do more to support the PowerShell community. This is why, starting in August 2020, we will be adding an open discussion meeting that will occur on the fourth Tuesday of each month, at 7:30pm Mountain time. The reason for this change is based on an observed trend. Generally, we only get a few minutes before and after Read more [...]

Video: Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function

Back in July, Steven Judd presented a session on “Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function” for our July 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/rmEZebNs3X4 Steven Judd is a 25+ year IT Pro and currently a Digital Security Analyst at Devon Energy Corporation with an emphasis on DevOps and cloud-focused solutions and infrastructure. He has been using PowerShell since 2010 and co-developed Read more [...]

MSPSUG July 2020 Virtual Meeting: Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function

For our July 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting Steven Judd will be presenting “Evolution of PowerShell: From Console To Script To Function” on Tuesday, July 14th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Learning PowerShell is a progression where you learn a skill and add it to what you have learned before. The clever design of the language allows you to naturally progress from entering commands at the console, to writing scripts, to writing functions, to writing modules and beyond. Wait? Read more [...]

Video: Jumping into Windows Terminal

Back in May, Jeff Hicks presented a session on “Jumping into Windows Terminal” for our May 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/jWpYK2Nd4dg 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 on automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He Read more [...]

MSPSUG May 2020 Virtual Meeting: Jumping into Windows Terminal

For our May 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Jeff Hicks will be presenting “Jumping into Windows Terminal” on Tuesday, May 12th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. If you are still using the legacy PowerShell consoles for your day to day work, you are missing out on the future. That future is the free Windows Terminal application from Microsoft. With this, you can run multiple console sessions from a single app. PowerShell, WSL, Pwsh and more complete with modern features like transparency Read more [...]

Video: Using Modules to Build a Lab

Back in April, Francisco Navarro presented a session on “Using Modules to Build a Lab” for our April 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/bwM8fNwZHqY My name is Francisco Navarro also known as "@ctmcisco" on Twitter. I am Proud Husband & Father, Enterprise Consultant, and Life Apprentice Co-organizer of @chgopsug Contributor to @techsnips_io & Adam the Automator A contributing author in Read more [...]

MSPSUG April 2020 Virtual Meeting: Using Modules to Build a Lab

For our April 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Francisco Navarro will be presenting “Using Modules to Build a Lab” on Tuesday, April 14th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Building a lab of virtual machines to evaluate a product is tedious work, and prone to human error. There are ways to automate the process. First you have to prepare you media or image. Using OSDBuilder will cut down the time you update your image. Then we will dive into AutomatedLab ( AL ) to actually build Read more [...]