6 minute read

Naming conventions isn’t the sexiest topic to be blogging about, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. If you’ve worked in IT for any length of time then you will likely understand the importance of naming conventions. Resources named in a consistent and meaningful way can make life a lot easier. This is just as important in Azure. And if you are anything like me, you will understand the rage induced when someone creates ‘Daves WebApp’ in a production…

Using Tags in Azure

How and why we use Azure Tags, why they are so useful

Matt Browne

3 minute read

Tags are a really simple feature in Azure, and are amazingly useful. If you’ve spent any time in the portal then you will probably have noticed them. They are essentially a set of key value pairs that are assigned to a resource to ‘tag’ them in some way. In this post we are going to look at how to use tags and how they can be applied.

How to connect to Microsoft GraphAPI with PowerShell

Using a credentials file to connect to the GraphAPI

Matt Browne

4 minute read

Using the GraphAPI we can query data from just about any of the Microsoft 365 products. So if we need to get a list of users or a list of devices in InTune this can all be done with Graph. However, it’s a bit different from getting data from the console or from PowerShell and has been difficult to automate in the past because we need to get an authentication token. Thankfully Microsoft has created a set of example scripts to authenticate and run queries.