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2024

Deploy Windows 11 Dev VM to Proxmox
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English Proxmox Windows 11 VMware OVA
Microsoft provides Windows 11 Developer VMs for several Hypervisors like VMware, Hyper-V and more - but not for Proxmox. This article shows how to automate the process of deploying Windwos 11 Developer VM to Proxmox.

2023

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 & Least Privileges
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English MDO Azure
If using Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (MDO) as a Security Analyst and want to mitigate stuff (eg. add a domain to the Tenant Level Allow/Block list) you have an issue with the current role model Microsoft provides.
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Asset Rules
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English MDE Azure
If using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) often you need to tag devices according some rules. In the past this was a manual task or you automated it by using the API.
Add automatically Catch-All addresses as Send-from addresses in Exchange Online
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English Azure Expert Exchange PowerShell
In previous post I wrote about several possibilities to automate tasks in Azure. In this post I will show you an additional possibility to automate tasks in a cloud native environment with the help of Automation Account.
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint API with Logic App
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English MDE API Azure Logic App Expert
In another post I already wrote about managed identities and using API. There I also showed how to adapt the required permissions. In this post you will see how to set up required permissions for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (internally called WindowsDefenderATP).
Graph API with Logic App
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English Graph API Azure Logic App Expert
In the first part of this serie we checked the basics of the Graph API. Now in this part we will use Logic App to query the API. This opens new way to automate tasks.
Nextcloud SSO with Azure Active Directory (AAD)
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English Azure SSO Expert Docker Nextcloud SAML
Nextcloud is a file sharing platform like Sharepoint. Providing SSO for this application for your Azure Active Directory users is easy - especially if you know which SAML properties you have to setup on both ends, Nextcloud and AAD.
Open port to Custom VM in Oracle Cloud
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English Oracle Cloud Security Tipps
Oracle is a nice cloud provider which provides some resources for free. That’s perfect if you want to experiment with some web services. But unfortunatly accessing them is not an easy task if you are a beginner in this environment.
Azure Cross Tenant MFA Trust Settings
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English Azure MFA Guest Tipps
To have MFA enabled also in a B2B scenario is important. But it could lead to two MFA prompts which could lead to the MFA fatigue syndrom. In this post I will show you how you could reduce MFA prompts.
Azure Application Proxy
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English Azure
Azure has a nice solution to bring on-prem web based applications safely into the internet: Application Proxy is the solution. Introduction Often companies have on-prem web applications which should be accessible by Azure users.
How to decompile an APK file
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English Hacking Android E-Mobility
After successfully downloading the APK archive we have to decompile it in the next step. This article describes this procedure. Introduction The process is basically simple and involves following steps:
How to download APK files on non Android devices
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English Hacking Android
As a first step before you could dig into reverse engineer an Android application you have to fetch it from somewhere. This is not so easy due normally only Android devices download them from the Google Playstore.
Midjourney - an AI based image generator
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English AI Midjourney
Currently there is a hype ongoing regarding AI based tools, like text based systems like ChatGPT or image generators like Midjourney. Here I will show you some pictures and hints regarding Midjourney.
Comment function for static websites with Remark42
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English Docker Tipps Expert
Static websites are incredibly fast - but the drawback is that you can’t use dynamic content like commenting of articles. But there is a solution for this issue: You could integrate external commenting services.
rsync web site data to webserver with GitLab CI/CD job
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English GitLab Tipps CI/CD Hugo
This blog is based on hugo - a static web page generator. It will generate all documents which have to be transfered to my web server. Instead of doing it manually I show you how to do it with a simple Gitlab CI/CD pipeline to automate all necessary steps.
Recoloring of SVG icons
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English HTML Tipps
Recently I tried to add an additional SVG based icon to an existing web framework - but recoloring it like the other SVG based icons was not possible. After some digging around I found a solution for that issue.
Favicon for your webpage
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English Favicon HTML

A modern website has to have a favicon - it represents graphically the web site and will be used in search engine results, when bookmarking a page, when adding a web page as an direct short cut on a mobile, etc. This article explains how to get a favicon setup for your web site.

Graph API with PowerShell
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English Graph API Azure PowerShell Beginner
In the first part of this serie we checked the basics of the Graph API. Now in this part we will use a dedicated PowerShell module to explore the API further more.
Graph API Introduction
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English Graph API Azure Beginner
If you are using Microsoft Azure - more specifically the SaaS products like Exchange Online, SharePoint Online or Teams you have the opportunity to get many information through the Graph API.

2021

MH-ET Live D1 mini ESP32 Case
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English ESP32 3D Printing Microcontroller
I often use ESP32 based systems. One of them is the model MH-ET Live D1 mini. It has a small form factor and the most important pins are available for soldering (if needed).