The worlds fastest Small Business Server lives in the trunk of a supercharged 2008 SRT8 Dodge Challenger. A HP ProLiant MicroServer runs SBS 2011 which is mounted on a SSD to mitigate vibration from the car: “Using the netbook back at the pits, we logged into the HP MicroServer via RDP and ran System Information [...]
Category: Windows Home Server
Drive Bender for WHS2011, SBS Essentials 2011 and Server 2012 Essentials has been updated. Version 184.108.40.206 has the following change log: Bug fix: Under some conditions the mount point can fail to mount. Bug fix: When removing a drive a message is incorrectly stating that the mount point will be unmounted. Bug fix: If there [...]
Media Browser Server has been released for users of Server 2008, Server 2012 and WHS2011. Media Browser 3 Server is a centralized solution. Maintain your library just once no matter how many devices you have accessing it. Manage plug-ins and everything else in one place for your whole home – all with a sophisticated but [...]
If you would like to know the difference between the Windows Server 2012 products and editions then Microsoft have a chart available for download. The chart includes WS2012 Essentials and details the different limits, server roles and features in all the Server 2012 editions. You can download the chart in PDF form directly from here.
The RC release of StableBit DrivePool for WHS2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials has had an update. Version 220.127.116.1151 RC has the following change log: [D] Fixed "Reached the end of file" error when enabling duplication on a folder that was previously duplicated, then was moved off of the pool and [...]
Episode 113 of the Home Tech Podcast is up. Host Jim Collison Jim was able to spend time at the Cali Lewis / Drobo meet up in Omaha recently. He recorded several interviews from that event and they have been added to the end of this episode. You can find this episode here.
For those who dream of acquiring a Synology NAS but lack the financial stamina, a solution may be available if you do not mind tinkering. XPEnology brings the DiskStation Manager to your PC/Server which also includes native support for the HP Proliant N40L MicroServer. Interested? If so more details on how to download and install [...]
Its that time again for another episode of "The Home Server Show" podcast: “Richard Gunther from The Digital Media Zone joins me to talk streaming services and devices. We are tossing a very wide net on this show in order to come up with what might be the best hardware and services for streaming [...]
A user explains how he upgraded his Acer easyStore H342 from v1 of Windows Home Server to WHS2011. The article explains how to change the workgroup name using PowerShell and includes links to the relevant drivers which you will need. The author explains that the reason he created the post is that in a short [...]
Its time for another episode of the BYOB podcast: “Haswell and Durango are, and we’re excited! Seagate central. Automatic will it improve your gas mileage and make you a better driver? We discuss RAID, HDDs, SSDs and storage configuration.” You can find episode 120 here.