May 2015 - Meeting Notes

May 11th @ the MTC.  Presenters - Wally Mead, Secunia (Sherry Kissinger) and Matthew Teegarden. 

4 MVPs were in attendance.  Wally, Brian, Sherry and Nash.  There is was a PowerShell challenge at the bottom.  Figure it out and I will buy you a beer.  *I owe Joe Kaster a beer. 

Wally Mead AM session-

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MNSCUG May 2015 Meeting with Wally

Our next MN System Center User Group meeting will be MONDAY, May 11th 9am - 4:30pm at Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 6th Floor, Lake of the Woods.


This month's meeting is an all day meeting sponsored by Secunia. Secunia returns as a gold sponsor to MNSCUG so we're very happy to have their support. They'll also be buying pizza and drinks for lunch while we watch Sherry Kissinger (Microsoft MVP) and Meaghan McKeown from Secunia talk about real-world 3rd party patching.

We start the morning at 8:30am with some coffee and meet & greet time back at Microsoft's MTC building, 6th floor.

At 9am, Wally Mead from Cireson will start with CM. We all know Wally from 20 years of webcasts and training sessions on SMS\CM. Now with Cireson, Wally is still second to none on his knowledge of CM. We're not holding him to anything specific to discuss at any certain time of the day. He'll come to share all he knows in the format of his choosing with plenty of ongoing discussions with attendees.

We'll break for lunch around noon where you can grab pizza and a drink and get back to your seats to hear Sherry and Meaghan.

Next up is our current MNSCUG VP (& MCT, MCSE - Systems Engineer with Concurrency) Matthew Teegarden show us exactly how to setup the Ola indexing script for SQL and then go into software update management.

Wally will start back up around 2 until the end of the day. Thanks to Cireson, another gold sponsor for lending Wally to us for the day!

Now to help Secunia with food count for lunch, please Register.

OSD April Notes

We had a great meeting in April with some real OSD rockstars.  It was an action packed full house. 

Here are some notes -

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Local CM Job Open

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March 2015 Meeting - Notes

Thanks again to Parallels for sponsoring, presenting and for the surprise iPad 2 give away!  For those who were not able to get a card from Carlos or want to know more information, here is his contact info.


Carlos Capó
Phone: 1-425-306-3640 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Speaker Chris Nackers, Microsoft MVP.
Topic - Macintosh Management with ConfigMgr

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