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Microsoft PFE Ashley McGlone Speaking for MSPSUG on Tuesday, July 9th at 8:30pm CDT

Ashley McGlone, aka the GoateePFE, who is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer specializing in Active Directory and PowerShell will be speaking at the official July meeting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group on Tuesday, July 9th at 8:30pm Central Time. Ashley is the author of Chapter 8: "Using PowerShell to Reduce Active Directory Token Bloat" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: We look forward to having Ashley speak for us. Register on EventBrite to receive the URL for this virtual (online) Read more [...]

Video and Presentation Materials from the June 2013 MSPSUG Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Jeffery Hicks

Last Tuesday, during the official June 2013 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting, PowerShell MVP Jeffery Hicks presented a session on Building PowerShell Tools from Command-line Tools. Jeff has made the presentation materials available on his blog site and the video from that presentation is now available: If you're interested in learning more about this topic, Jeff wrote an entire chapter on "Turning Command Line Tools into PowerShell Tools" in the PowerShell Deep Dives book: Don't Read more [...]

PowerShell Deep Dives Winners! and MSPSUG March Meeting Presentation Materials

Our Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting was last night and based on the feedback we've received, it was a huge success. Congratulations to Michael West and Josh Garcia, the winners of the PowerShell Deep Dives ebook giveaways that took place during the meeting. The presentation along with the Get-History output from the meeting last night is now available for download. Next Month, on Tuesday April 9th at 8:30pm Central Time,  Rohn Edwards who is the co-founder of MSPSUG will be the Read more [...]

Using a PowerShell Quote List Function to Work with an Array of Strings

Recently, during one of our test user group meetings that Rohn and I had, I was using an example of storing multiple server names into an array to then work with them. This is how I would normally accomplish this task, that is unless I pulled the names directly from Active Directory:Rohn showed me the way he has been accomplishing this sort of task which requires less typing:I tweaked Rohn's example a little since I prefer Read more [...]

Welcome to the Mississippi PowerShell User Group!

I attempted to start a user group a few years ago and found that there just wasn't enough interest in the local area and that the people who did have an interest in this state (Mississippi) were generally too far apart for it to be feasible to have physical meetings. Since then I've been attending online user group meetings from the Arizona PowerShell User Group, the UK PowerShell Group, and I even recently joined the Florida PowerShell User Group as a speaker. How can I be a member of the Florida Read more [...]