Category Archives: Meetings

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]