The add-in Home Server Status has been renamed to Windows Server Status and the developer has put up a version for testing.
The freeware add-in is for Windows 8 and WS2012 Essentials only, and this is what the developer had to say about it:
This is merely the start of a new app. It is not alpha software, barely beta, and is just a step or two from being considered final. This step is using you guys to test it out. Why have I not put out the Windows 7 version yet? Well, I am focusing on those Toast Notifications and some other items on the back-end. So, when I am comfortable with this, then the Windows 7 version isn’t much different and will be released.
So, what does it do?
- Tray icon (Best used if you allow it to be shown all the time)
- Context menu for quick access to MS Launchpad items
- Toast Notifications for backup status. (e.g.: Successfully completed, InProgress, Failed/InComplete) – Toast Notifications can sometimes be a little slower than the client.
- Hovering over icon will give you current backup progress in percentage and Last Status date, time, and status of backup.
More info including the download link can be found here.
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