Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – September 3rd 2015 with Max Trinidad

Join us on Thursday, September 3rd when Maximo Trinidad will be giving a talk called a “Creating a SQL Server Database Report with PowerShell“. As describe by Maximo: This is a deep dive on how to create a SQL Server report using PowerShell and SMO. At the same time, you will learn how to create and work with PowerShell objects, scriptblocks, formatting properties, and generating output results. We’ll be looking into creating a report to identify database properties irregularities. This will be a good start to help begin documenting your SQL Server on the network. About Maximo Trinidad Maximo Trinidad (Florida Aka – […]


PhillyPoSH 07/07/2015 meeting summary and presentation materials

John Mello gave a presentation entitled “ConvertFrom-String Overview and Examples”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available at our GitHub site. TJ Turner‘s presentation “What’s in your Toolbox” is available at his blog. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. No related posts.


Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – August 6th 2015

Join us on Thursday, August 6th when June Blender will be conducting a hands on lab (in person!) called Working with Classes in PowerShell 5.0. To participate in the lab, bring a laptop (or VM) with PowerShell 5.0, but it’s not required! After that, we will review the results of the July Scripting games puzzle.  About June June Blender is a technology evangelist for SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. Formerly a Senior Programming Writer at Microsoft Corporation, she is best known for her work with the Windows PowerShell product team from 2006-2012. developing the help system and writing the Get-Help help topics for PowerShell 1.0 – 3.0. In other roles, […]


Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – July 7th 2015

Join us Tuesday, July 7th when PhillyPosh members John Mello and TJ Turner will be presenting. John will be giving a presentation on the new ConvertFrom-String cmdlet in the PowerShell V5 preview. Afterwards TJ Turner will be giving a presentation entitled “What’s in your toolbox?”. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in your Eventbrite registration confirmation. No related posts.


Philadelphia PowerShell User Group Meeting – June 4th 2015

Join us on Thursday, June 4th when Dave Wyatt, will present The basics of encrypting and decrypting data, including symmetric and public key algorithms, key management / sharing, and digital certificates. This talk will focus on doing so in the .NET Framework and PowerShell. About Dave Dave Wyatt has been in the IT business since 1999 and is currently an Application Operations Engineer at DevOpsGuys. In addition Dave is a Microsoft MVP (PowerShell) and a member of PowerShell.org’s Board of Directors. Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in your Eventbrite registration confirmation. […]



PhillyPoSH 01/08/2015 meeting summary and presentation materials

John Mello gave a presentation entitled “The ForEach and Where methods in Powershell v4 ”. A copy of his demo script and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel. Related posts: Philadelphia Meeting – December 6th, 2012 – 6-8pm Philadelphia Meeting – Feb 7th, 2013 – 6-8pm Philadelphia Meeting – October 3rd, 2013 Philadelphia Meeting – March 6th 2014


PhillyPoSH 10/02/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

John Mello gave a presentation entitled “Custom Object Creation”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. TJ Turner gave a presentation entitled “Runspace Pools”. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here at our GitHub site. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel No related posts.


Philadelphia Meeting – October 2nd 2014

Join us Thursday, October 2nd where John Mello will be presenting a talk on The different custom object creation methods and their performance tradeoffs. Followed by TJ Turner will give a talk entitled Intro to basic run space pools.   Please register if you plan to attend in person or online. The meeting URL to join us remotely will be included in your Eventbrite registration confirmation. We are also giving Meetup a try for the next 6th month so feel free to register there as well.   No related posts.


PhillyPoSH 09/04/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Jan Egil Ring gave a presentation entitled “Get Started with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration”. During his talked Jan went over a series of demos explaining how to use the configuration keyword to define configurations for different resources along with the different configuration modes. A copy of his demo scripts and presentation are available here. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel No related posts.


Philadelphia Meeting – September 4th 2014

Join us Thursday, September 4th where Jan Egil RIng will be presenting a talk on Get Started with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Jan will explain how to use Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC), which was introduced in Windows PowerShell 4.0, to configure your environment. The purpose of DSC is to provide Deployment, Configuration and Compliance capabilities for Windows resources such as a files, services, roles and features, users, groups and anything that can be managed from PowerShell by using custom resources such as a script. During his talk you will Learn how to use the configuration keyword to define configurations for different resources. […]


PhillyPoSH 07/03/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Ferdinand G. Rios gave a presentation entitled “Building PowerShell GUI Tool Solutions” During his talked Ferdinand demonstrated how to use Sapien PowerShell Studio 2014 to easily build GUI applications on top of PowerShell, A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel No related posts.


PhillyPoSH 06/05/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Jeff Hicks gave a presentation entitled “Getting Started with Desired State Configuration (DSC)”. During his talked Jeff gave an overview of DSC and walked through an example of a push mode configuration. A copy of his presentation materials are available here. A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel   Related posts: PhillyPoSH 02/07/2013 meeting summary and presentation materials PhillyPoSH 12/06/2012 meeting summary and presentation materials PhillyPoSH 02/06/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials PhillyPoSH 04/04/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials


PhillyPoSH 05/01/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Boe Prox gave a presentation entitled “Managing WSUS with Windows PowerShell”. During his talked Boe went over the various ways you can orchestrate WSUS using PowerShell. A copy of his presentation materials are available here. We then had a group discussion around: Lido Paglia and John Mello discussed their experiences and what they learned at the 2014 PowerShell Summit,, The differences between how Active Directory Users and Computers displays groups when compared to Get-Aduser in regards to primary group membership. In PowerShell the primary group is only returned in the PrimaryGroup property and all other groups are returned in the MemberOf property, while ADUC […]


PhillyPoSH 04/04/2014 meeting summary and presentation materials

Ashley McGlone gave a presentation entitled “Demystifying The PowerShell Scripting Process”. During his talked Ashley broke down the script creation process by starting with a task and working through the cmdlet discovery process to build a repeatable task into a script. A copy of his presentation materials are available on his blog We then had a group discussion around: DSC and how various group members are using/testing it WMF 5.0’s OneGet ConEmu a windows console emulator A recording of this meeting has been posted to our YouTube channel Related posts: PhillyPoSH 08/01/2013 meeting summary and presentation materials PhillyPoSH 11/07/2013 meeting summary and […]