What is an average server? The answer could be on episode 255 of the Home Server Show podcast: We talk about enthusiast sized servers all the time but how about something a little more normal? John Stutsman, Christopher Courtney, and Chris Kenney all join in to discuss what could possibly be an “average” server. You […]
The beta release of Drive Bender has a new release. Version 18.104.22.168 beta has the following change log: [Bug fix] Pool restore not be offered when the Manager first starts. [Bug fix] Multiple queues of the same type could be created causing conflicts. [Bug fix] Notification icon was not returning to the correct color. [Bug […]
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Microsoft Case Studies highlights Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials running on a HP ProLiant MicroServer at eHouse Informations technologie GmbH, an IT solutions provider. And an interesting read it is too.
John Stutsman has posted the remaining videos in his 4 part series in installing WHS2011 on the HP Gen8 MicroServer. John starts off by preparing the server, then installing. Next up is array performance followed finally by performance testing. All four parts are available from here.
Its that time for another episode of the Home Server Show podcast: This one has a little of everything. I wandered through the hard drive aisle in Fry’s and came out with a Desktop drive but is it what I expected? I dive back into my Server 2012 Essentials R2 build and what it needs. […]
If you would like your WS2012 R2 Essentials Server not to do DNS and instead continue using your router for the task then Robert Pearman has a script for that. Rob has uploaded his script to the TechNet Gallery, whilst more info on what the script does can be found here.
John Stutsman has another series of videos for us and this time its on WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer. The first video in a series of four shows us how he has prepared the Gen8 for a Windows Home Server 2011 install. John’s video and notes can be found here. UPDATE: Video 2 […]
We have mentioned them before but if you haven’t heard, then the Microsoft Virtual Academy have 7 training modules dedicated to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. And once you have done that there is also the TechNet Virtual Lab on Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials which will enable you to experience the product using a […]
Synology have issued a fix for Diskstation Manager which fixes a vulnerability. Here’s the press release with the details on how to get the latest release: Synology® Fixes Vulnerability in DiskStation Manager Taipei, Taiwan—February 14, 2014—Synology® confirmed known security issues (reported as CVE-2013-6955 and CVE-2013-6987) which would cause compromise to file access authority in DSM. […]