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

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

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 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 use Microsoft Graph REST API Docs for PowerShell users

How to use the Graph API for PowerShellers Before you start, I want to tell you that this is my way of working with the Microsoft Graph API & PowerShell. It may be that you don’t like this & that you prefer another way and that’s fine too. It would be nice if you share … Continue reading How to use Microsoft Graph REST API Docs for PowerShell users

Road trip with Tesla (M3) tips and tricks from my own experience

A road trip with an EV? Are you sure? Last year we had booked a trip for a month, but unfortunately corona came around and the trip got cancelled. Because the world is still not without Corona, we decided this year without reservations and with a tent in the back of the Tesla to do … Continue reading Road trip with Tesla (M3) tips and tricks from my own experience

Best practices, tips and tricks working with Microsoft Graph API in PowerShell

Intro Microsoft has also released a best practices blog. My best practices sometimes match Microsoft’s, but are my own ideas behind the best practices.You don’t agree with one of the tips or best practices? Please leave feedback at the bottom of the post. Microsoft own best practices blog:Best practices for working with Microsoft Graph – … Continue reading Best practices, tips and tricks working with Microsoft Graph API in PowerShell

A summary about Optimized.Aza PowerShell module for Azure REST API

Optimized.Mga > Optimized.Aza? WARNING: The module is still under construction. Please leave feedback @ Github or in a comment below the post. No it’s not a new name, but a new module. The module is a copy of the main cmdlets from Optimized.Mga though. It will take care of your OauthToken and Throttling. For direct … Continue reading A summary about Optimized.Aza PowerShell module for Azure REST API

How to start with the Microsoft Graph API in PowerShell

Use PowerShell for Microsoft Graph In this tutorial I am going to explain how you can make a Microsoft Graph API report yourself with PowerShell. The steps include creating an AzureAD App registration in the Azure Portal. Use the table of contents to skip parts. Where do we start? We will use the Office 365 … Continue reading How to start with the Microsoft Graph API in PowerShell