NWSCUG Meeting Friday, May 18th

Our next meeting is Friday, May 18th at 10 am at the Microsoft Bellevue location (Lincoln Square Microsoft Office 22nd Floor 700 Bellevue Way Bellevue, WA 98004 ).

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We have a session from our very own Levi Stevens to discuss Patching Servers with PowerShell and ConfigMgr, and Randall Smith will discuss what’s new in the latest release of ConfigMgr. Code42 will be sponsoring, and demonstrating their solutions.

9:00 – 9:40 Unofficial Gathering at Woods Coffee (1st floor of Lincoln Square)
10:00 – 11:30 – ConfigMgr Server Patching with PowerShell Orchestration – Levi Stevens
11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch – Sponsored by Code42
12:30 – 1:30 – Sponsor Session – Code42
1:30 -2:30 – What’s new in ConfigMgr 1802 – Randall Smith
2:30 – 3:00 – Q & A, and moderated discussion

 

ConfigMgr Server Patching with PowerShell Orchestration

Learn from Levi’s experience in the field using Server Group patching with ConfigMgr Current branch to patch your complex application servers. Use PowerShell to orchestrate a controlled shutdown of your application, to automate your monthly patch communications, and to extend your system resource data with your maintenance windows.

About Levi Stevens
Levi Stevens is a systems engineer who has specialized in enterprise client management and systems deployments. Working in Microsoft IT since Windows 2000 Beta, he has worked on major OS and software rollouts and automation as his specialty. After working two years on the ConfigMgr product team, Levi spent 4 years working for Dell Computers as a senior technical consultant specializing in optimized deployments and system center implementations. Now he is working as a systems engineering for Weyerhaeuser on optimizing their System Center products and all the goodness that comes with systems management.

See you on the 18th!

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NWSCUG Meeting Friday, April 27th

Our next meeting is Friday, April 27th at 10 am at the Microsoft Bellevue location (Lincoln Square Microsoft Office 22nd Floor 700 Bellevue Way Bellevue, WA 98004 ).

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We have a session from Microsoft’s Jim Britt presenting on Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). We’ll also have Dave Randall demo some cool automations with Microsoft Graph and Intune.

9:00 – 9:40 Unofficial Gathering at Woods Coffee (1st floor of Lincoln Square)
10:00 – 11:30 – Monitor and analyze your hybrid environment with Operations Management Suite – Jim Britt
11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch – Sponsored by Flexera
12:30 – 1:30 – Sponsor Session – Flexera
1:30 -2:30 – Using Microsoft Graph with Intune and PowerShell
2:30 – 3:00 – Q & A, and moderated discussion

Here’s a quick overview of what Jim will cover on OMS:

  • Log Analytics
    • Solution Packs
    • Dive into the Security and Audit Solution
    • Value prop of aggregated and correlated data
    • View Designer for custom views
    • Alerts (NRT Log to Metric with OMS)
    • Advanced Analytics Query Tool
    • Azure Diagnostics to Log Analytics / strategies
    • Export to PowerBI
  • Extension Management Strategies for OMS
    • Scripted Approach (brownfield)
    • Azure Policy (greenfield)
    • Roadmap
  • Azure Automation
    • Hybrid RB Workers
    • Asset Store (Modules/Runbooks/Credentials/Variables/Certs)

And Dave is is going to dive into using PowerShell with Microsoft Graph to automate Intune. He’ll demo everyday admin tasks like query, deploy, patch.

 

See you on the 27th!

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No Meeting for March!

Hey NWSCUG – no meeting for March – see you in April!

 

Greg

 

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