Another week and its time for another episode of the Build Your Own Box podcast. “Bleeding edge SSDs from OCZ? Michael discusses his desire to cut the cord, with some discussion on why and how to achieve total independence. All on this week’s on the BYOB Podcast.” You can catch episode 64 here.
Archive for October, 2011
If you have a Drobo and you are a Windows Home Server 2011 user then you may be interested in the following private beta. As part of a competition a user by the name of Ross Dargan has released an add-in for WHS 2011 users which enables them to monitor their Drobo’s from within the [...]
Stablebit Scanner for Windows Home Server (v1) has had a couple of updates from when we last looked at it. Build 18.104.22.16890 had the following changes: Do not re-attempt Direct I/O if the last attempt failed. Reduced the thread priority of the AppDomain runner used by the file scanner. Fixed native call for USB pass-through. [...]
A couple of updates for StableBit Scanner 2.0 for WHS 2011 users: Version 22.214.171.1248 included the following changes: Reworked the controller enumeration code to handle disks that don’t have controllers or return errors when enumerating their controllers. Put in some error handlers to guard against invalid disks. And version 126.96.36.1997: Under some circumstances, licensing could [...]
ISO Mounter is a new add-in for both Windows Home Server v1 and 2011 users. The software allows WHS users to mount (both manually and automatically) ISO images (CD and DVD image files) on their server to expose the ISO image as a regular folder (any file within the iso image is directly assessable directly [...]
The AWIECO ServerCenter Add-In which comes comes preinstalled on all AWIECO hardware has had an update. Version 0.8.2 of the add-in which enables you to configure their front panel displays now includes the ability to change displayed information, brightness and contrast of the display. More details on AWIECO Home Server’s are available from here.
DavesComputerTips.com wraps up his series of posts on the WHS 2011 Dashboard by looking at the add-ins tab as well as additional and modified tabs. Dave gives us all the info including details on the notification messages, which you can read about here.
MonStor, the Storage Manager for WHS 2011 from Tranquil PC has been updated to version 188.8.131.52 Those of you who have a beta or early release of MonStor will shortly receive an email from Tranquil with the download link etc. More details on MonStor are available from here.
Episode 158 of The Home Server Show podcast is available, and in this weeks bumper episode: …Ray Newberry from http://theosquest.com joins John, Jim, and myself to talk about servers, CrashPlan, pfSense, unTangle, drive extender, HP Microservers, and lots more. We also go over some bandwidth issues when restoring files from backups on Windows Home Server [...]
Pimp My Microserver is a competition by ServerPlus.com which gives you the chance to transform your HP Proliant MicroServer into the machine of your dreams by pimping its exterior. At the end of the competition, the person who submits the winning design will see their vision turned into reality, and be presented with the first [...]