Tag Archives: Meetings

MSPSUG November Virtual Meeting: GUIs in PowerShell

For our November 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Mike Shepard will be presenting “GUIs in PowerShell” on Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30pm central time. This presentation will include an overview of the various methods for displaying graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in Powershell including the WPFBot3000 library, which allows you to write XAML-free WPF apps easily in PowerShell. Mike is a Solutions Architect at Jack Henry & Associates. He's worked as a DBA, Developer, Read more [...]

MSPSUG September Virtual Meeting: Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern

For our September 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Mark Kraus will be presenting “Concurrent Programming in PowerShell with the Producer-Consumer Pattern” on Tuesday, September 11th at 8:30pm central time. Some automation requires running multiple tasks at the same time instead of in succession. In PowerShell we have many solutions available to help us accomplish a degree of parallel or concurrent processing. Some tasks, however, are not easily broken down into the same Read more [...]

MSPSUG August Virtual Meeting: Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter PowerShell Module

For our August 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Rohn Edwards will be presenting “Creating Dynamic Commands with the DatabaseReporter Module” on Tuesday, August 14th at 8:30pm central time. Join Rohn Edwards as he demos the open source DatabaseReporter module, which can be used to create modules of dynamic commands to read data from multiple database stores. By the end of the webcast, you'll be able to transform SQL queries into full featured advanced PowerShell functions Read more [...]

MSPSUG July Virtual Meeting: Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services for DSC Credential Encryption

For our July 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Missy Januszko will be presenting “Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services for DSC Credential Encryption” on Tuesday, July 10th at 8:30pm central time. At times it is necessary to specify alternate credentials in DSC Configurations. Encryption is an absolute must for protecting these credentials in any production environment. Encrypting credentials in PowerShell DSC Configurations requires a PKI infrastructure Read more [...]

MSPSUG June Virtual Meeting: Using BurntToast to Display Timely Notifications

For our June 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh King will be presenting “Just Scrape off the Black Bits: Using BurntToast to Display Timely Notifications” on Tuesday, June 12th at 8:30pm central time. Toasts are a notification scheme in most, if not all, modern Operating Systems. You’ve seen them everywhere and may not have even known it. Microsoft makes heavy use of them in Windows 10, and so can you! This a crash course in what Toast Notifications are, how Read more [...]

MSPSUG April Virtual Meeting: OpenSSH for PowerShell Pros

For our April 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Anthony Nocentino will be presenting “OpenSSH for PowerShell Pros” on Tuesday, April 24th at 8:30pm central time. In PowerShell Core, you can use OpenSSH as the transport layer to carry our remoting sessions between our systems. In this session, you'll look how to Install OpenSSH, Authentication methods, including key based authentication, daemon and client configuration, how to use PowerShell Remoting over Read more [...]

MSPSUG March Virtual Meeting – Invoke-ChatOps: Level up and change your culture with chat and PowerShell

For the March 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Brandon Olin will be presenting "Invoke-ChatOps: Level up and change your culture with chat and PowerShell" on Tuesday, March 27th at 8:30pm central time. Chat is not where you put cat gifs anymore. This talk will detail the social and technical benefits of adopting ChatOps in your organization using PoshBot, a PowerShell-based bot framework. Starting providing more value to your business and put your conversations to work Read more [...]

MSPSUG February Virtual Meeting: Application Provisioning with DSC and Octopus Deploy

For the February 2018 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Josh Duffney will be presenting “Application Provisioning with DSC and Octopus Deploy” on Tuesday, February 27th at 8:30pm central time. We all know that point-click administration doesn’t scale, but even automation has its limitations. Automation is great, but if you’re creating automation that only you can execute, update, and maintain you will eventually become a bottleneck. What if you could write automation Read more [...]