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

How to use Key Vault Secrets in Azure Automation PowerShell

Azure Key Vault > Azure Automation Credential Manager Azure Automation has its own Credential Manager.This is the easiest to use, but has no history or version control.So you can’t see when the value was last changed, or who made the change within the portal (this can be done via Log Analytics). The Azure Key Vault … Continue reading How to use Key Vault Secrets in Azure Automation PowerShell

How to build a Request Body when the MS Docs fail you Azure REST API

Or when you fail yourself… | Intro I was creating schedules in Azure Automation and creating job schedules with parameters via the Azure REST API. Strangely enough, it looked like the JSON from the example was wrong. But unfortunately it turned out to be less true and I made a mistake myself. However, it has … Continue reading How to build a Request Body when the MS Docs fail you Azure REST API

How to start a Runbook on specific Hybrid Worker Azure Automation

Disclaimer: this is a work around that is not always useful I am currently hired by a client who has one Hybrid Worker Group (and to whom we are not allowed to make any adjustments). There are runbooks that have to work with the data from other runbooks, but because the data is so much … Continue reading How to start a Runbook on specific Hybrid Worker Azure Automation