The parameter I keep forgetting is '-file'
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A screenshot showing the Action Configuration of a Windows Scheduled Task - to run a PowerShell script.

More ore less quick note for myself - on how to run a PowerShell Script using Windows Task Scheduler.

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A screenshot showing a Microsoft Teams Meeting invite with a dial-in phone number.

You can using Microsoft Teams Audio Conferencing licenses to get Dial-In phone numbers for your meetings. The license is needed per user that creates the meeting invites.

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-1 days until your Teams Upgrade. Good news!

The upgrade process from Skype for Business Online to Microsoft Teams is a disaster. I had several SMB clients reporting unnecessary errors regarding Teams/Skype. With unnecessary I mean: They had no issues using Teams until 2021-07-31.

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Executing PowerShell cmdlets to retrieve the Timezone of a Sharepoint Online site in a human readable form

I’ve been looking for a way to retrieve the Timezone setting of a Sharepoint Online Site via PowerShell. Apparently there is not much good info publicly available. I looked for a way to use with the standard SPO PowerShell module named Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell.

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A photo of a trash can to symbolize a deleted Teams Channel

If you’re asking yourself “How long are deleted Teams channels retained?” or “For how long can I restore a deleted Teams channel?” you can find the answer relatively quick. But mostly the original source in the Microsoft documentation is missing.

Deploying Azure Resources by REST-API
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YouTube Thumbnail for Azure NAT-Gateway/ Azure Virtual Desktop

I created a PowerShell script to automatically deploy an Azure NAT-Gateway into an Azure Virtual Desktop environment. That’s useful, if you to need one static IP-Address for your AVD machines. I created the script as a submission for the Nerdio Hackathon 2021. My first Hackathon attendance :^).

The making of simpleIP.de
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Serverless Computing is an interesting concept. You can execute a script or programm without setting up the infrastructure behind it (servers, storage, networks, etc.). You just write your code and it gets executed. But Serverless doesn’t mean “without any servers” - you just don’t need to worry about them. That’s not that much of a difference to renting classic webspace from any webhosting service and putting your PHP scripts there.

Try Microsoft 365 for free
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You can register for a free Office 365/Microsoft 365 Tenant to try it out. Or you can add trial licenses to your existing tenant. You’ll get a 30 day trial phase. The trial contains 25 user licenses. After the expiration of the trial phase, you can delete the tenant or extend the trial. Alternatively you can purchase licenses to continue to use the services.

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So I needed a quick way to check a few folders for correct permissions. We had Windows Virtual Desktop/FSLogix user profile containers in an Azure Files share. Some of these profile folders had wrong permissions.

Enable iOS Access to Office 365 resources
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When the first users logged into Office 365 with his iPhone to sync his Contacts and Calendar, he got this dialogue: