Since I ran into this annoying little issue again, I thought it might be a good time to document it for the next person who needs to google it on their phone, after frantically clicking every single button they have on their mouse, only to realize their computer really doesn’t…Continue reading How to fix Windows not recognizing your mouse clicks?
Well, this was kind of a dumb one. Search in Outlook suddenly stopped working completely. And I don’t mean the normal “Outlook Search can’t find anything” -kind of issues, I mean it literally found zero results with any search terms. Well, everything is buggy and nothing works. Not that unusual…Continue reading Outlook Search broken due to Windows Search acting up? Here’s 3 ways to fix it!
Every now and then there comes a time when you need to fiddle with DNS. It’s not that you want to do it, but sometimes you just can’t avoid it. This article explains a convenient way of using PowerShell to apply a change for all A records (these are essentially…Continue reading How to update the TTL for all A records in a zone at once in Azure?
That’s a mouthful, right? But yeah – this article shows and tells how to do a parallel foreach loop in PowerShell, and how to do it properly! Well, at least probably. This is how I did it anyway. But that’s enough chitchat, let’s get to it! Background In PowerShell, you…Continue reading How to iterate through a collection of items in a Parallel Foreach loop in PowerShell?
This article explains what to do to get rid of an error that SEEMS simple to fix but might turn out to be elusive, namely, “The term ‘yo’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or…Continue reading How to fix “yo : The term ‘yo’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.” error?
Haha, another one of those “should’ve known it was this easy” in the books! This article explains how to include the whole certificate chain (so your “user certificate” with all the “intermediary certificates” and optionally, but not as recommended, the root certificate) in your PEM-formatted certificate. Because sometimes you just…Continue reading How to include the whole certificate chain in your .cer, .crt or .pem certificate file?
This article explains how to replace double quotes in string literal when replacing stuff in GitHub Actions using sed. Or rather, how to replace stuff with double quotes in it in GitHub Actions overall. Because it’s not as straightforward as one would think. Or maybe I’m missing something obvious here?…Continue reading How to avoid sed in GitHub Actions removing spaces from your script steps?
This article expands on my earlier article on automatically figuring out versioning in an Azure DevOps Pipeline. In the other article, you’d add Major and Minor versions as variables, and Patch (the last part of an x.y.z version scheme) would be incremented automatically. In this one, I’m describing how to…Continue reading Automatically get version number from project dependencies in Azure DevOps
Every now and then, you run into a situation where you might need an SSL (or TLS, as they nowadays usually actually are) certificate. You could always generate a self-signed one – but that won’t be trusted by anyone, so that’s no bueno. You could also order one online, even…Continue reading How to export the SSL (or TLS) certificate from a website using PowerShell?
This article explains another small but significant gotcha you “just need to know” when working with certificates and certification authorities, and you – just like me – are for some reason still using Windows as your workhorse. I’ll go through how to export the private key that has been stored…Continue reading How to export the private key from your Certificate Signing Request on Windows?