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

FIX: Install-Package: Access to the cloud file is denied PowerShell

‘Access to the cloud file is denied‘ while installing a PowerShell module? The error ‘Access to the cloud file is denied‘ makes you think it’s the PowerShell Gallery, but it’s probably your OneDrive and the location of your $env:PSModulepath and then probably including the -Scope CurrentUser parameter and variable. There are several things you can … Continue reading FIX: Install-Package: Access to the cloud file is denied PowerShell

How to translate paper text in all languages with your phone

The struggles of a foreign country and language barriers fixed with your phone Do you know the struggle when you go to a restaurant in a touristic place and they only have a menu in their own language? Not even in English, looking at you France. Dutch restaurants almost always have menus in different languages, … Continue reading How to translate paper text in all languages with your phone

FIX: Logging in new Microsoft account redirected to old account on phone

Old Microsoft account logged in after logging in with new Microsoft Account?? You don’t have to contact your service desk… I spent at least an hour of my time trying to fix this myself and below are the steps to follow. I’ve tried everything, I’ve deleted the cached app data from Outlook, Teams, Company Portal, … Continue reading FIX: Logging in new Microsoft account redirected to old account on phone

How to find the connected Wi-Fi password on Android

Let’s find the Wi-Fi password for your connected Wi-Fi in Android I have a OnePlus 8T Android device myself. The screenshots do not always correspond completely with other makes and models. So look carefully at the steps to be able to follow these on your own device. I have hidden all sensitive information related to … Continue reading How to find the connected Wi-Fi password on Android

How to use Azure Managed Identities with Graph API or other Resources

Microsoft API’s or API permissions for Managed Identities But you can only add Azure RBAC roles to a Managed Identity, right? That’s not true, in the blog post below I explain how you can add resource permissions to a Managed Identity. In my work I mainly use this for Azure Automation. By using Managed Identities … Continue reading How to use Azure Managed Identities with Graph API or other Resources

New PowerShell module for Microsoft Graph API reports

Azure AD & Microsoft 365 reports in a single module In my work we use a lot of Microsoft APIs, especially the Microsoft Graph API.Since the Graph API has many ways to optimize and change in bulk, I started with the Optimized.Mga module. Only thing I noticed was that I often made the same reports … Continue reading New PowerShell module for Microsoft Graph API reports

From BWIT.blog back to baswijdenes.com

But, why revert it back again? The original name for my blog was Bas Wijdenes Tutorial Blog. It was hosted in a subdirectory baswijdenes/portfolio.I started this without any further knowledge or where I wanted to go with the blog. I thought it would be fun to start writing tutorials on things I would run into … Continue reading From BWIT.blog back to baswijdenes.com