If your Windows Home Server is a MediaSmart Server from HP then there is a walk through on We Got Served on how to upgrade the NIC SiS191 drivers on the unit. Get the details here.
If you would you like easy to follow steps on how to configure Windows Home Server for remote access then Steven Warren has the details for you over at TechRepublic. Read it here.
Yesterdays announcement on HP allowing memory upgrades on their MediaSmart Server’s without voiding the warranty has started some new “chatter” on the matter. Of course the original walk through on how to upgrade the memory is available from MVP Donavon West’s site Home Server Hacks, where he details all the steps necessary to dissect the [...]
Have you thought about running a proxy server or an Internet proxy on Windows Home Server. But why would you do that? One reason is that you could view sites that your company blocks access to (naughty!) or to control web content served in your home by blocking sites (porn etc.) or even keywords to [...]
Blog “Home Automation Direct” has a step by step guide on how to install SqueezeCenter 7 on Windows Home Server. SqueezeCenter from Logitech is a powerful and free Open Source software that will power any Squeezebox, Transporter or any software MP3 player on your network and includes the following features: Web Interface—control the player and [...]
MediaSmartHome.com has a tutorial on obtaining a secure SSL certificate for a custom domain name and installing that certificate on the Windows Home Server. We are shown how to obtain the custom SSL certificate and how to get into the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager on the Home Server to import the new certificate. Read [...]
Busy blogger Joe DiFiglia ran across an issue where an existing hard drive was imaged to a larger one but the original disk name remained in the Windows Home Sever Console. As Joe states: This poses no problems, but is more of an annoyance than anything. If you want to change the name, you can. [...]
Joe DiFiglia recently had some issues with the Windows Firewall on his Windows Home Server. Even using the "Restore Defaults" under the advanced tab did not restore the firewall to its shipped state. Hours later Joe found the necessary settings within the registry on his Home Server and has made a registry file for those [...]
Taimur Asad from website Redmond Pie has written a tutorial on how to access your Windows Home Server shares using a Mac OS X. Taimur shows us step by step how to setup your Mac to access all the shares on the Home Server. Read it here.
How about installing an FTP server on Windows Home Server? It has it’s advantages because the web interface limits how many people can upload and download files, where FTP doesn’t have this disadvantage and it also allows synchronization of files between off site computers and WHS as well. Joe DiFiglia, the guy who taught us [...]