Community Build Server


We’ve recently been discussing the possibility of hosting a build environment for the PowerShell community.  For those who are unfamiliar with the benefits, such an environment allows you to do things like: Automatically run a suite of tests when new code is checked into source control.  These tests can be run on multiple operating systemsContinue Reading »

Episode 294 – PowerScripting Podcast – Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Michael Greene & Charles Joy from Microsoft   Interview Building Clouds Blog JEA whitepaper Tenant Provisioning whitepaper Automated Workload Provisioning on the CPS platform Leveraging SMA and JEA for Service Provider Operations SMA resources http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Charles%20Joy#ch9Search http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Service%20Management%20Automation#ch9Search   Chatroom Highlights <halr9000> http://blogs.splunk.com/2014/12/18/splunk-and-microsoft-azure-intro-and-resource-roundup/ <halr9000> http://conf.splunk.com/sessions/2014/conf2014_SWarrington_Microsoft_Business_Analytics.pdf?activity=presentationsContinue Reading »

NoVa User Group January 2015 Meeting Notes


Sean Metcalf gave a talk on “Mastering PowerShell and Active Directory” covering some of the following topics. Interfacing with Active Directory through PowerShell. PowerShell Active Directory Module Cmdlets Forest & Domain Discovery Useful AD Cmdlets Computers, Users, & Groups, Oh My! Interesting AD Config Data Service Accounts DCs & GCs AD Replication Power Tips &Continue Reading »

Philadelphia Meeting – February 5th 2015


Join us Thursday, February 5th for a presentation and demo by ScriptRock, makers of GuardRail. Nick Beecroft, Mike Baukes, and/or Alan Sharp-Paul will join us remotely to showcase configuration monitoring, control, and automation leveraging DSC with GuardRail. What do you have? Is it good? As you accelerate your pipeline with PowerShell, you need a validationContinue Reading »

Tonight! Michael and Charles from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud CAT Team!


Please join us tonight as we meet up with Michael Greene and Charles Joy from the Microsoft Enterprise & Cloud Group CAT team and authors on the Building Clouds Blog. What is a CAT team? CAT teams are responsible for driving customer feedback in to engineering at Microsoft and take on special projects to helpContinue Reading »

PowerShell Summit NA 2015 Agenda changes


We’ve had to make some minor changes to the Summit agenda – the revised schedule is shown on the event web site – http://eventmgr.azurewebsites.net/event/home/PSNA15 Related posts: State of the Org: Website, Games, Summit, and More Fundraising: PowerShell People Kick Butt, Take Names European Summit deadline approaching PowerShell Summit Europe 2014 – – videos from dayContinue Reading »

Announcing our 2015 PowerShell Heroes


The nominations are in, and the votes are tallied! PowerShell Heroes is our way of recognizing the people who are making significant contributions to the PowerShell community, but who haven’t received any other formal recognition (such as Microsoft’s MVP Award). In many cases, these are the rising stars we hope to see receive an MVPContinue Reading »

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 –Continue Reading »

Episode 293 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Brian Ehlert from Citrix


Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Brian Ehlert from Citrix about DSC and XenDesktop   Interview http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ http://itproctology.blogspot.com/ http://www.citrix.com/go/xendesktop-for-the-private-cloud.html http://powershell.org/wp/2014/02/12/episode-258-powerscripting-podcast-jim-britt-from-microsoft-on-service-management-automation/   Chatroom Highlights <JasonMilczek> ##Do you know if Azure Pack is going to be able to provision in Microsoft Azure any time soon? <Lars_Rasmussen> ### SNover said that evenContinue Reading »