Category Archives: PowerShell

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 [...]

Video: Managing Dependencies in PowerShell

Last month, Chris Gardner presented a session on “Lean on me: Managing dependencies in PowerShell” for our May 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/KkgxRsPJW4E Chris Gardner is a CDM MVP and DevOps consultant with over 5 years’ experience working with PowerShell. He has recently been focusing on using DSC to configure Windows for a variety of purposes, particularly when provisioning dev/test environments Read more [...]

Video: Using the PowerShell BurntToast Module to Display Timely Notifications

Last week, Josh King presented a session on “Just Scrape off the Black Bits: Using BurntToast to Display Timely Notifications” for our June 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/kI5Dsub8etw Josh King (@WindosNZ) Geek, Father, and Walking Helpdesk with a passion for PowerShell and automation. Senior Infrastructure & Automation Administrator at Hastings District Council, a local government body in regional Read more [...]

Video: Introduction to Managing Windows DNS with PowerShell

Last week, guest speaker David Lamb presented a session on “Introduction to Managing Windows DNS with PowerShell” for our August 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. This presentation is geared towards the beginner to intermediate crowd and an outline of the topics to be covered are listed below. Introduction Managing DNS Records Zones Servers DNS Delegation Implementing DNSSEC (Time permitting) The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/ryCS4LMKdu4 David Read more [...]

Video: Pester the Tester PowerShell Bugs Beware

Last Tuesday, guest speaker and Microsoft MVP Robert Cain presented a session on “Pester the Tester: PowerShell Bugs Beware!” for our June 2016 user group meeting. Pester is a friendly testing framework designed for testing your PowerShell scripts and modules. In this session you’ll be introduced to Pester. You’ll see how to use Pester to uncover bugs, as well as using it for test driven development. Make your own PowerShell more robust through the use of Pester. Kill those PowerShell Read more [...]