Using Chromecast in your Cisco enterprise WLAN environment

Chromecast is an interesting product even for businesses, especially it’s screen casting function (although still listed as experimental) can be utilized to present your PC to an external monitor – reducing the need for the right cables or adapters in between.

In an enterprise environment, however, it can prove difficult to connect a device like the Chromecast to WiFi networks that require features like dot1x authentication. This was the case in my company and searching for answers led me to a deployment guide from Cisco, the vendor we use our wireless solution. Although relevant it did not completely solve my issue, so if you are struggling with the same problem just keep on reading.

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Moving my blog to WordPress

I finally decided to move my blog from my Office 365 / Sharepoint Online site to WordPress. To establish my blog in the first place I had to do a great deal of research on how to bypass the shortcomings of the Small Business Subscription plan I was running there, and the Public facing site was not initially set up to support blogs for example.

I am also more satisfied by the way this blog (WordPress) appears in both browsers and mobile devices, as well as the Widgets and so on, readily available.

New posts will be put here, and for the old ones I will be moving them continuously.

Hope you find as much pleasure reading my posts as I do writing them!

Windows 8 and Hyper-V VM in full screen

​The year is 2013. January 1st. The first blog post of the year…already. I thought I should kick off by clarifying a matter I have been discussing with two colleagues of mine (@StaleHansen and @aldawson2011), where I also have to admit that they were partly right…as my scenario was like in the below post.

This Christmas Holiday project for me was installing Windows 8 on my laptop, really starting to use it at work.
Previously I had installed it on both a virtual machine as well as on a demo workstation at work, but to really tap into
the bits and pieces of the new OS I had no choice but taking the full leap.

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