FIX: Configuration issue is preventing authentication Azure DevOps

Renewing the Azure DevOps Service Connection key You know that when something goes wrong, everything seems to go wrong? I had one of those days last week.I was in consultation and I knew there would be a rollout of a new customer. I got a call that the rollout was not working and that a … Continue reading FIX: Configuration issue is preventing authentication Azure DevOps

Optimized.Aza is decrepated from today (August 29, 2022)

Optimized.Aza Optimized.Aza is decrepated as of today.It’s a project alongside Optimized.Mga that actually requires a lot more attention than it currently gets. Optimized.Aza is unfortunately not as popular as its big brother.More and more features are missing that Optimized.Mga does contain, causing the module to lag behind. Because I no longer have time to keep … Continue reading Optimized.Aza is decrepated from today (August 29, 2022)

How to recover discarded files in Visual Studio Code

How to recover discarded changes in Visual Studio Code A while ago in my first weekly update I already told you about the files I deleted by pressing the Discard All Changes in stead of the Stage All Changes button in Visual Studio Code. Yes, the GUI button… It felt like my heart was being … Continue reading How to recover discarded files in Visual Studio Code

How to move the navigation bar in Outlook back to the bottom

Why is my navigation bar to the left now, and now at the bottom anymore? You’ve probably enabled the ‘Try it now‘ option in Outlook. Enabling this option will enable new features in Outlook earlier. These will be placed in a registry entry.When the option is enabled, these registry options are available at this time: … Continue reading How to move the navigation bar in Outlook back to the bottom

How to remove Byte-Order-Mark with PowerShell

Let’s get rid of special characters like , ÿþ, þÿ aka Byte-Order-Mark characters When reading Azure Storage Blobs, you regularly get the BOM bytes back with the content. As a result, you cannot format or convert json to an object, for example. A colleague of mine wrote a function for this in PowerShell. In my … Continue reading How to remove Byte-Order-Mark with PowerShell

July update 1 – Desired state configuration for the modern workplace

A week of Desired State Configuration (aka Configuration Drift) for Endpoint Manager This week is all about Desired State Configuration or Configuration Drift as it is called at Wortell.This week we start with the implementation of DSC for Endpoint Manager. As I understand it from the management at Wortell, no other companies are working on … Continue reading July update 1 – Desired state configuration for the modern workplace

FIX: OnePlus dropping calls and data roaming

Only 3G and 4G and I only see 0/0kbs going through the network card I’ve had the same SIM card for years and used the same phone for years, until I dropped it…I was then focused on a new OnePlus, a high-end phone for a cheaper price. I was happy with the phone until I … Continue reading FIX: OnePlus dropping calls and data roaming

June update 1 – Visual Studio Code and debugging

Starting with something new on my blog! I notice that my work is increasingly focusing on a smaller topic (PowerShell) and that I have less to blog about. I miss blogging, so I came up with the monthly updates.In these updates I want to give an insight into my work & share what I did … Continue reading June update 1 – Visual Studio Code and debugging

Report Mailbox and OneDrive Size in PowerShell via Microsoft Graph API

Report Mailbox sizes, OneDrive sizes, or all in one, with PowerShell and the MS Graph API In the tutorial below I explain how you can: Report Mailbox sizes Report OneDrive Sizes Report both (in one report) In the blog post I use PowerShell and the Microsoft Graph API. I built my own modules around the … Continue reading Report Mailbox and OneDrive Size in PowerShell via Microsoft Graph API

How to find an AppReg name without access to Azure Active Directory

Why isn’t a Service Connection name, the AppRegistration name in Azure Active Directory? I came across this by chance in the Azure DevOps portal. To get immediate help, I refer you to one of these sections: I have the AppId and I prefer the browser I have the AppId and prefer PowerShell I don’t have … Continue reading How to find an AppReg name without access to Azure Active Directory