• lost & found: Updates and no more tracking on

    I’ve recently updated the sources of the blog and moved to the gem-based version of the minima theme. This should make the site easier to maintain in the future.

  • Azure Functions: Building a Telegram Bot with PowerShell 2

    Welcome back to the second part of our little fun experiment with Telegram and Azure Functions. In the first part we created the function app and the bot, now let’s hook them up.

  • Azure Functions: Building a Telegram Bot with PowerShell 1

    Today I’ve got a fun one, we’re going to use Azure Functions to build a Telegram Bot with PowerShell. Sounds interesting? Well here we go. Before diving into the technical details, lets have a quick overview of what we’re trying to do.

  • lost & found: ntSystems Onion Service, Cloudflare DNS

    It’s Friday and here’s another edition of lost & found.

  • Skype for Business Hybrid Observations

    A collection of information about Skype for Business in hybrid environments.

  • Azure AD Connect: Failed to load configuration information

    When upgrading Azure AD Connect (ADSync), the wizard fails with the error: “Failed to load configuration information from primary ADFS server”.

  • Tunneling SSH through Tor

    I’ve been using Onion Services aka. Hidden Services to connect to remote machines for some time now. Tor clients can connect to such services through the Tor network, there is no need to know the IP address of the destination machine, likewise there is no need to configure inbound port mappings or firewall rules.

  • Testing CoinHive

    I’ve recently stumbled upon coinhive and with all the recent fuzz about crypto currencies, I decided to have a look at it. So what’s that all about?

  • The Invisible Internet Project and WSL

    The Windows Subsystem for Linux can be used to run quite a few interesting things on Windows, one of them is the Invisible Internet Project or i2p.

  • PowerShell and Variable References

    I’ve come across an interesting behavior (or feature) of PowerShell the other day. As I don’t really understand what’s going on, I decided to write it up, maybe someone out there can help explaining this.