I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 0 & 1 Solutions
I’ve recently started to move away from Google services in order to further secure my data and to ensure I don’t lose access to all of my online accounts should my account be banned for any reason. As part of this, I’ve recently moved away from using my Gmail for as many services as I can, partly as a move towards starting to own my … Continue reading How to Move Away from GMail
We’ve all been in a situation where suddenly you can’t chat to people, or you can’t access files anymore since trying to load anything just leads to a blank page and numerous other Teams bugs. Often the first step in troubleshooting any issue with Teams should be to clear the Teams cache, this will force Teams to redownload any cached files and solve a myriad … Continue reading How to Clear the Microsoft Teams Cache
This article is a copy of my post on my old SPandCRM.com blog, I will be slowly moving across some of the more popular articles. Another quick reference article today, in this article I’ll provide a list of type codes which are internal ID references to entities and I’ll provide some and SQL query that will allow you to easily return your own ID values. … Continue reading Dynamics 365 – Entity Type Code List
This is just going to be a very short form example showing some code to add an Additional Admin to every SharePoint online site. The Code The code below will find all modern, teams and publishing site collections, it will then loop through them all and add a defined user as an additional admin. Be sure to change the *orgName* and *emailOfOwnerToAdd* sections to your … Continue reading SharePoint Online – How to add an additional admin to all sites
It can be useful to be able to store data between runs of a Logic App in Azure, one of the simpler ways to do this is using Blob Storage. This short post will cover an example showing you how to store simple data to Blob storage, read the saved data, compare it and then update if required.Continue reading “Azure Logic Apps – Storing Variables Between Runs”
This’ll be a rather technical short article on how to properly connect a Raspberry PI 4 to an NRF51822 Nordic Semiconductor SoC chip. The NRF51822 is a very small low energy Bluetooth chip that I’ll be using in my Honours project as a gateway between a Bluetooth Low Energy device and a ESP8266 WiFi chip with the overall goal being to create a smart tracker … Continue reading Connecting Raspberry Pi 4 to NRF51822 Bluetooth Chip using OpenOCD
Another day, another Teams workaround. So as we’re all working from home I’ve been trying to use the camera more as time goes on, which has led me to another problem, my camera video is extremely dark, but only in Teams!
Luckily, the great Teams community has come up with a great and fairly quick workaround for this problem.Continue reading “Microsoft Teams – Fixing Dark Camera Video”
So I’ve been dealing with a typically Teams issue, during certain calls Teams would decide that me talking was too similar to static, even on a high-quality microphone. The obvious solution is to disable “Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device” which should stop any applications from controlling the audio level but it appears that Teams ignores this entirely and will continue to adjust it as it feels.
In this article I’ll cover a fairly simple workaround until Teams either fixes what i would consider a bug or gives us the ability to disable the auto-levelling functionality.Continue reading “Microsoft Teams – Fix Auto-Adjusting Microphone Audio”
Short article today, so we’ve been dealing with the new OneDrive guest B2B Sync which is a feature currently in preview, we followed all of the initial setup instructions yet it still wouldn’t work.
We would constantly receive “Sorry, OneDrive can’t add your folder right now” when trying to sync a library which the guest user had full access to. After 4 hours on a call with Microsoft support and verifying every setting we could possibly think of I noticed a limitation which we had initially missed.
The reason turned out to be fairly simple and an oversight on our part, but it’s something many of you can easily fall into if you are following the latest Microsoft best security practices.Continue reading “OneDrive B2B Guest Sharing – Sorry, OneDrive can’t add your folder right now”