Last Tuesday, guest speaker Timothy Warner presented a session for our user group on "Pattern Match Like a Pro: Using Regular Expressions with Windows PowerShell".
Many Windows systems administrators are intimidated with regular expressions due to its seemingly strange, “Unixy” syntax. Take heart! By the end of this session, you’ll finally understand how to perform simple and advanced text filtering with RegEx, specifically by leveragine PowerShell’s -match operator and Select-String Read more [...]
Last Tuesday, SharePoint MVP Todd Klindt presented a very entertaining session on “Conquering Azure and Office 365 with PowerShell” for the August 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available:
Todd has been a professional computer nerd for over 20 years, specializing in SharePoint for the past 12 years. His love affair with SharePoint began one slow day at the office when he discovered SharePoint Team Services 1.0 on the Office XP CD Read more [...]
Last Tuesday, PowerShell MVP Trevor Sullivan presented a session on “Creating Object-Oriented Scripts using PowerShell Classes” for the June 2015 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available:
Trevor Sullivan is an 11 year veteran in the IT industry, and a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Windows PowerShell automation. With 8 years of automation experience with PowerShell, and 3 years of experience Read more [...]
You might be wondering where the Mississippi PowerShell User Group has been as of lately? Well, we're still here. We experienced some issues with the renewal of our Office 365 account and since we use the Lync online portion of that account to hold our meetings online, we just held a private meeting last month (in September) due to that issue.
During that meeting, which was informal, Rohn Edwards and me (Mike F Robbins) talked about Desired State Configuration. Rohn has been working on "Managing Read more [...]
Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group and winner of the advanced category in the 2012 PowerShell Scripting Games will be presenting a session for our meeting at 8:30pm on July 8th, 2014 (tonight).
This presentation will start with a very brief introduction to Desired State Configuration (DSC) in PowerShell. After the introduction, we'll cover creating, testing, and using custom DSC resources that can manage access control for securable objects.
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As I'm sure many of you are aware, Microsoft TechEd is this week in Houston, Texas so we're not planning on having a meeting since many of the people (including me) will be attending TechEd.
Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of the Mississippi PowerShell User Group presented an awesome session about his PowerShell access control module back in February and we thought we would post that video today since we're not having a meeting and today would be the day that we would normally meet on.
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PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher presented a session on PowerShell Gotchas for our January meeting. The posting of this video is long overdue.
We thought we would post it today since we will not be having a meeting in March which would normally be tonight. We hope to see you at our meeting next month which will be on the second Tuesday in April at 8:30pm central time.
PowerShell MVP Jim Christopher will be presenting a session on "PowerShell Gotchas!" at the January 2014 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting on Tuesday, January 14th at 8:30pm Central Time.
PowerShell is the de facto standard for automation and administration on Windows systems. The central design mantra in PowerShell is Think-Type-Get. That is: Think what you want, Type it, and Get the results. Unfortunately this mantra tends to break down - PowerShell combines concepts from other Read more [...]