Category: News


Using a Synology DiskStation as an iSCSI target from WHS 2011

Website "The OS Quest" has an article about using a Synology DiskStation 212j as an iSCSI target from Windows Home Server 2011. “…for my purposes here it can be thought of as a way to present a network connected drive as a local drive to the operating system.” The different iSCSI target types the Synology […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 76

Episode 76 of the BYOB podcast is up and this week its how to manage iTunes from your central library using iHomeserver for iTunes add-in. This plus more is in this weeks edition of the build your own box podcast, which you can find here.


HP ProLiant MicroServer with Free 2TB Hard Drive

Save $50 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and get a free 2TB hard drive with your purchase too.   This is a great deal as the HITACHI Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 (0F12117) 2TB 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive is valued at $130. HP ProLiant N40L Ultra Micro Tower Server System AMD Turion […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 171

Its another week so that means its time for another episode of The Home Server Show podcast. “Awesome show for you this week.  Patrick Kennedy from joins us to talk about networking gear, hard drives, motherboards, his site, and his gear.  It’s a hardware show for sure.  Patrick has a lot of knowledge in […]


AWIECO WakeOnLAN Pro for WP7 v1.0.0.0

  AWIECO have released a Windows Phone 7 app for WakeOnLan pro users. Start up computers attached to your network with AWIECO WakeOnLAN Pro, pin computers to Live Tiles More details are available at the WP7 Marketplace.


Lacie 5big Office+ Video

With the announcement of both the 5big Office and 5big Office+ from Lacie, the guys have released a video on their Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials plus offering: More details on the Lacie 5big Office+ can be found here.


Lacie Announce a WHS 2011 Offering

Lacie today announced the LaCie 5big Office featuring Windows Home Server 2011 and the LaCie 5big Office+ featuring Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. In a press release Lacie say that both units run a 1.6GHz Intel 64-bit Atom processor and come complete with 2GB of RAM. The Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials offering […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 75

Episode 75 of the BYOB Podcast is up. “Corsair Accelerator Series, Jawbone JamBox, How to be security conscious and why all on this weeks BYOB podcast.” Lots of good stuff for the "Build Your Own Box" enthusiast, which you can find here.


A Bad WD Sentinel DX4000 Power Design

A user by the name of Koitsu is reporting that there is an unacceptable power design on the WD Sentinel DX4000 hardware. In his post Koitsu states that the external 6.3A at 19V power brick is not good enough: “The unit comes with 5400rpm drives — if you were to shove four 7200rpm drives in […]


Grid Junction for WHS 2011 Cancelled

Alexander Kent the developer behind Grid Junction, an Add-in for managing a UPS via the Windows Home Server Console has announced that the version for WHS 2011 has been cancelled. In a statement released today Alexander said that the project did not gain enough traction to warrant further development: “After careful consideration we have made […]