The Home Automation Direct (H.A.D) blog have published a tutorial on making an encrypted back up of the Windows Home Server backup database and files to a remote drive by using an automated script. Why is this handy? Well, as the post states: “In the event of a disaster it’s best not to have all [...]
For one mans story on combining Vista Media Center with a virtual Windows Home Server using the VMWare software see Paul Young’s post over at his blog Paul’s esoteric meanderings.
We Got served has a tutorial on how to host a blog on Windows Home Server using the Graffiti CMS software. Details on how to install and set up the permissions and database are available from here.
Website Home Server Hacks has a great tutorial for HP MediaSmart Server owners. If you are using an external eSATA drive then you would be using the eSATA connector on the rear of the MediaSmart and by following the guide will enable you to update the Marvel 6121 driver. All the details are here.
We have posted in the past details on how to install SqueezeCenter on Windows Home Server, one of the most used network audio players. SqueezeCenter from Logitech is a powerful and free Open Source software that will power any Squeezebox, Transporter or a software MP3 player on your network. Another tutorial bought to my attention [...]
Whilst browsing the forums of MediaSmartServer.net I came across a post on how to setup Windows Home Server and a Sony Playstation 3. The tutorial explains how to get them integrated and working together, which you can read here.
WeGotServed.co.uk has a great tutorial on how to run a live webcam on Windows Home Server and access it remotely when you’re away from home. And this can all be done using a everyday home USB webcam and a piece of software called Active Webcam. You can read all the details here.
We all know that ISPs are now restricting internet bandwidth across the globe, from Comcast in the US to UK providers on the other side of the pond. But how can we monitor our bandwidth usage along with using Windows Home Server? Easily, thanks to Joe DiFiglia from computingondemand.com. Joe has put together a tutorial [...]
Tranquil PC are reporting that a number of customers are recently reporting installation issues with Windows Home Server. During the installation process the install sticks at around the 18% or 33% stages and although the screen asks you not to re-boot the server doing so is the only way to get past the pause. However [...]
MediaSmartHome.com has a tutorial on how to stream your iTunes music collection over the internet by using the included Firefly media server and FirePlay, a Flash based interface to the FireFly Media Server. Once you have followed the 13 step tutorial, you will have Britney Spears streaming over the web to a laptop in [...]