A new feature of Windows Home Server 2011 is that users can create a backup of the connected computers. This enables saving the backup of a system to the Home Server. Moreover, if the connector software is removed from a PC, users are given the option to backup data from that computer to the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to configure Backup for computers connected Continue Reading →
There is a minimum limit of accounts which can be used for Windows Home Server 2011. Therefore, it is only natural that one should delete the unnecessary user accounts. In this post I will tell you how to delete, user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011.
Remote Web Access can end up giving a user unrestricted access to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to manage Remote Web Access for certain users to make sure that a novice user does not mess up the Home Server.
Windows Home Server 2011 has far more dynamic Remote Access feature than its predecessor. In this post I will provide you with a walkthrough of the process to access your home server from the cloud, by using Remote Web Access. Please Note: before a computer can connect to Windows Home Server 2011, it must have the connector software installed, to see how to do that you can check out the Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →
It is always a good idea to deactivate server accounts which may not be in use to cover up any potential security loopholes. Such accounts can naturally be activated anytime when needed. In this post I will tell you how to deactivate and activate User accounts in Windows Home Server2011.
In a client-server environment users are bound to forget their passwords or end up having expired accounts. A password reset in such a case resolves the problem. In this post I will tell you how to change user password in Windows Home Server 2011 (Vail).
User Password Policy is always an important feature in servers. Password policies also hold great importance for network security, however, not everyone requires Microsoft’s default complicated password policy and it can be a bit difficult for beginners to understand the method involved in changing it. In this post I will tell you how to change the Password Policy of user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011 (Vail). This will allow Continue Reading →
Adding roles is an important part of Windows servers. The Windows Server 2008 R2 based Vail, contains numerous roles that can be activated or deactivated (according to requirement). This can help in adding additional features to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to add/remove roles to Windows Home Server 2011. In this example, I will add Printer and Document services, which enables creating a Continue Reading →
Windows Home Server 2011 is not that hard to install (provided your system meets the minimum system requirements). I previously showed you how to install Windows Home Server 2011. Now comes the tricky part i.e. how to connect a client PC or Mac to the Home Server. In this I we will tell you how to connect a client operating system (PC or Mac) to Windows Home Server 2011 (codename Continue Reading →