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May 20th Meeting

The Azure cloud is a nearly limitless place to store data, host applications and perform complex calculations on your data. The method for accessing Azure cloud resources programmatically is the Graph API. Microsoft Graph is a RESTful web API that enables you to access Microsoft Cloud service resources.

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May 6th Meetup

Sadly, PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit 2020 had to be cancelled, keynote presenter Don Jones spent all that time working on his speech that it seemed a shame to waste it! So join in for… “You’re More Than Just a Scripter!”

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April 15th Meetup

In today’s world of connected computers, using PowerShell is not limited to managing only your computer or the others on your network. It is possible to manage computers across the globe and consume information from the internet all from your PowerShell cmd prompt.

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April 1st Meetup

Join us as we lighten things up with April Fools Day fun and PowerShell tips and tricks!

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March 18th Meetup

Looking to learn how to get started in Azure? Have you considered Serverless apps? Be not afraid. They’re easy to build and allow you get started without needing a degree in programming… .

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March 4th Meetup

It’s an exciting time in the world of PowerShell. Microsoft is about to release the next release of PowerShell to the general public any day now. This new release, known as PowerShell 7, brings with it many new tools and capabilities to help sysadmins, software devs and other IT pros.

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February 19th Meetup

We’re continuing our git education series with a follow up on last month’s git intro. Last month we focused on committing code to your own repo. This month we’re focusing on committing code to a shared repository.

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February 5th Meetup

This month we’re discussing one of the most useful tools in the PowerShell toolset: Hashtables. Our speaker this month is Microsoft MVP and PowerShell community hero Kevin Marquette.

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January 15th Meetup

If you have played with code at all you have probably heard about git. But what if you have no idea what git is or how to get started? This session is for you…

Join Phil Bossman and the rest of the RTPSUG leaders as we host the first of two hands-on, interactive git learning sessions. You will participate in follow-along demos to create and commit to your first repo. The RTPSUG leaders will help you master your first steps in git with one-on-one help.

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January 1st Meetup

Command-line utilities are great. But they don’t follow PowerShell patterns. They don’t produce objects and they don’t support the pipeline. They output to the console and that’s the end of the line. Or is it? Learn how you can bring the benefits of PowerShell to your command-line utilities.

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December 4th Meetup

REGEX!!! It’s often misunderstood and hated by many! But the truth is regex is super powerful and sometime it’s the best tool for the job!

Ever wish you could learn Regex in a simple, straightforward tutorial with one of the best speakers in the PowerShell community?

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November 20th Meetup

What’s in your profile script? What do you find useful to have auto-loaded for you when you start a PowerShell session?

  • Pre-loading scripts?
  • Customizing the cmd prompt?
  • Connecting to a service on start?

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November 6th Meetup

Mike Kanakos will walk us through the major pieces of PowerShell remoting. This talk will focus on security and logging along with a discussion about convincing your InfoSec team that remoting is safe to use.

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October 16th Meetup

Jeremy Smith will present his talk he shared at PowerShell Saturday in Raleigh. He’ll be showing how custom formats can help make life easier for repetitive tasks.

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October 2nd Meetup

Join us as we take a break from code and sit down with three industry veterans to discuss how PowerShell has played a role in their careers and where they see the industry headed - not just for PowerShell and automation - but for all of IT!

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September 09th Meetup

Please join us for a very special event!!!! Please be aware that this event will be held on a MONDAY NIGHT!!!

This month we are proud to be hosting Matthais Jessen in person to do a deep dive exploration of the corners of Active Directory Domain Services most admins probably don’t think about that often.

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August 21st Meetup

You’ve seen those eye-catching dashboards all over the web. They look super slick and really useful. How do they create them?

In this session, we’re going to introduce you to one of the slickest tools available for PowerShell: the Universal Dashboard module!! Our guest for the evening is Adam Driscoll, a software architect, business owner, and Cloud/Datacenter MVP. He is also a published author, open-source contributor, and speaker!

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August 7th Meetup

Are you confused about the differences between PowerShell and PowerShell core? Have you heard that PowerShell 7 is coming soon? Are you curious about how to run the different flavors of PowerShell side by side? What about remotely managing Linux/Windows hosts?

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July 17th Meetup

One of the great things about PowerShell is the barrier to entry is low. Writing simple scripts is a task that anyone can do with just a little bit of practice. The downside is that over time, many admins end up with a pile of half-baked scripts that don’t age well.

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July 3rd Meetup

David Stein will be joining us this month to discuss how code and more specifically, PowerShell has become a tool he uses to to help meet customers demands and solve problems. He will be sharing with us specific examples of how PowerShell was able to find very specific data that customers wanted to find but did not have the tools or knowledge on how to get answers they need.

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June 19th Meetup

This meeting is about community and our awesome members! We’re opening the floor to our membership to share knowledge first-hand with one another.

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June 5th Meetup

One of the greatest strengths of the PowerShell language is its flexibility. However, even though PowerShell is super adaptable, some tasks are still a challenge. Tasks such as creating a GUI front-end for your PowerShell function or packaging your PowerShell module as an EXE or DLL are not trivial tasks. That’s where 3rd party tools and add-ons can bridge the gap!

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Monthly Roundup May

Welcome to our first official newsletter.

This is a new idea we’re looking to develop further and welcome your feedback on what you think of the newsletter concept for our user group. We are planning to send out a monthly newsletter that talks about all things PowerShell in the community and the things we have planned for the near future as well as a discussion of the topics recently discussed at groups meetings. We hope you find the information in our newsletter helpful and insightful. We’re still figuring out the right length, so please let us know what you think!

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May 15th Meetup

PowerShell has been responsible for introducing countless numbers of engineers to automation. Now come see how Chocolatey does the same for software distribution. The days of building complex multi-step MSI’s and zip installs are gone and in its place is simple to build and simple to install packages that can be run from a PowerShell command prompt with ease.

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May 1st Meetup

What’s the #1 request that we get at our user group meetings?

“What do you recommend for learning PowerShell?”

Of course, there is no right answer for everyone but this month we’ll be sharing with you an absolutely awesome way to learn PowerShell through an interactive PowerShell session!

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PowerShell Saturday available now!

We now have the PowerShell Saturday section of our website set up. Go to the site to see information about time, date and location or sign up to become a speaker!

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April 17th Meetup

Pester is a test framework for PowerShell. It allows you to define all kinds of test cases and report the results. Using this framework, you can build tests to automatically test every piece of code before it is released to production environments. The tests are limited mostly by your imagination!

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April 3rd Meetup

Learn how to use PowerShell for Enterprise Reporting

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Title - RTPSUG getting it done

The Research Triangle PowerShell users group has got a lot of great things planned for the coming months. See you Soon!

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March 20th Meetup

Automating AD Health Checks

Most admins don’t have the time to keep an eye on every part of their IT infrastructure, let alone every nook and cranny of Active Directory.

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March 6th Meetup

Git 101: “Git” up to speed on Git and source control

GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, Visual Studio Team Svcs, Azure Devops… all these tools for saving code work via the same basic backend language: git!

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February 20th Meetup

An Introduction to Just Enough Administration

Giving everyone local administrator or domain administrator privileges is a really bad idea. Even the best of admins can make mistakes which can have unexpected consequences.

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January 16th Meetup

Windows Eventlogs are a pain! Become the Boss of your EventLogs

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