Category: Windows Home Server


Setting up WHS 2011 Development Environment

If you would like to know how to set up Windows Home Server 2011 in a development environment then Gunnar Peipman is your man. Gunnar has written a post explaining how to use the new API-s which you can use to extend the WHS web and desktop interfaces in Windows Home Server 2011. You can […]


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool Build 5805

Build 5805 of StableBit DrivePool is out which fixes the locking files issue when balancing/duplication was taking place amongst other things. Here’s the full details: When removing drives from the pool, cleanly abort all duplication / re-balancing runs while the removal is in progress. After hashing files to verify consistency during duplication, if the files […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 172

After a weeks absence The Home Server Show podcast is back with lots of Home Server news and information on Update Rollup 2 (UR2). Episode 172 can be found here.


WHS 2011 and Windows 8 Install Problem

If you are thinking of installing the WHS 2011 connector software onto the Windows 8 Developer Preview then you may come across a small problem. It seems for some users that the connector software from Windows Home Server 2011 will install onto the Developer Preview version of Windows 8 but “http://<SERVER_NAME>/connect” wont let you install […]


HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer for $180

PC Connection Express have the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer for $179.99 which includes free shipping AMD 1.5GHz Turion Neo X2 N40L / 1 processor(s) installed / 1 processor(s) supported 2GB installed RAM / Technology is DDR3 SDRAM / 8GB maximum / 2MB installed cache / 250GB hard drive No Operating System Installed / Ultra Micro […]


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool Build 5752

Build 5752 of StableBit DrivePool has become available for Windows Home Server 2011 users. This latest M4 beta includes the following changes: Fixed a number of issues with the balancing algorithm. File balancing now properly supports multiple pool parts on the same physical disk. Fixed M3 -> M4 migration ‘access denied’ issue. Migration failed if […]


Setup Email Notifications for Your WHS

The How-To-Geek has another Windows Home Server how-to for us and this time its about setting up email notifications for your Home Server. "Since our home servers are constantly on, and often headless, it is nice to know when certain events happen on your server without having to log in and check all the time. […]


Your Input Needed for New Add-In

G. WadeTech has been working on a couple of add-ins for WHS 2011 and on of them will allow users to run a variety of applications on the WHS from the client using Remote Desktop Services as the Dashboard does today. The first application to be packaged is Resource Monitor. Here are more details: The […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 77

Episode 77 of the BYOB podcast is available. And on this weeks episode: “Intel has a new Sandforce based SSD. Passwords are not security and exploring the vulnerabilities of WiFi Protected Setup.” You can catch episode 77 here.


Access WHS Multimedia on your Xbox 360

If you have an Xbox 360 then you can access your Windows Home Server’s multimedia on it. Brian Burgess explains how to get this setup using the Video Player and Music Player apps on Microsoft’s games console. You can find Brian’s post here.