Category Archives: Meetings

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 [...]

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 [...]

MSPSUG February 2020 Virtual Meeting: Using Module to Build Modules

For our February 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Anthony Howell will be presenting “Using Module to Build Modules” on Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. When it comes to building module in PowerShell, the easiest way to do so is to use modules! In fact, there are several community PowerShell modules that are available to help you construct the next unicorn module. In this presentation, I will walk you through my module building process where I use Plaster Read more [...]

MSPSUG January 2020 Virtual Meeting: Azure Sentinel for PowerShell Scripters

For our January 2020 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh King will be presenting “Azure Sentinel for PowerShell Scripters” on Tuesday, January 14th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. Azure Sentinel is Microsoft's new cloud based and machine learning enabled Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) service. You don't have to work in a SOC to make use of this new tool, however. Let's take a look from a high level at what Azure Sentinel is, and then pivot to see how PowerShell Read more [...]

MSPSUG December 2019 Virtual Meeting: Building AlwaysOn Availability Groups Using PowerShell

For our December 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Lars Rasmussen will be presenting “Building AlwaysOn Availability Groups Using PowerShell” on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 pm Mountain Time. How do you take a Windows Server Failover cluster with no shared storage and create an Availability Group after installing SQL Server on each node? How can failover and failback be tested? In this presentation a creating and testing a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group using Read more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]