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 [...]

Video: Building AlwaysOn Availability Groups Using PowerShell

Back in December, Lars Rasmussen presented a session on “Building AlwaysOn Availability Groups Using PowerShell” for our December 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/YA7kOTnE-eI Lars Rasmussen was born in Illinois, a few miles from St Louis(Go Cards!), and makes his home near the Research Triangle in North Carolina, where he is a co-organizer of The Research Triangle PowerShell Users Group(rtpsug.com). Playing 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 [...]

Video: Building a REST-based PowerShell Module

Back in November, Jeff Hicks presented a session on “Building a REST-based PowerShell Module” for our November 2019 Mississippi PowerShell User Group Meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. Jeffery Hicks is an IT veteran with almost 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works 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 [...]

The End of a Chapter and the Beginning of Another for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group

Rohn Edwards and I  (Mike F. Robbins) started the Mississippi PowerShell User Group back in February of 2013. I've led this user group since then and have recently decided to look for a successor due to calendar creep. David Lamb who has been helping to run the user group has volunteered to take on that role. David Lamb is a Systems Administrator managing Windows servers and clients since 1995, spending a large portion of his career in the aviation industry. His first certification was the MCSE Read more [...]