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!

About Greg Ramsey

Greg Ramsey is a systems engineer specializing in global systems management for Dell IT. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from the Ohio State University and is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Greg coauthored SMS 2003 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (Apress, 2006), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Unleashed (Sams, 2009), Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed (Sams, 2012), and Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Administration Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2012), and Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 Unleashed (Sams, 2012). Greg is cofounder of the Ohio SMS Users Group, and the Central Texas Systems Management User Group.
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