In a previous post I explained How To Configure Backup In Windows Home Server 2011 Vail. However, you can also directly backup your computer to Windows Home Server. In this post, I will tell you how to directly backup your connected computer to Windows Home Server 2011.
In this post I will provide a detailed explanation of the new features of Windows Home Server 2011 (code name Vail). I will also explain the benefits of these features for WHS 2011 user.
Liquesce is a drive pooling software which works somewhat like the Windows Home Server based Drive Extender. It allows merging hard drives and directories into a single view within Windows Explorer. In other words, you can manage all your system drives, partitions and folders within a unified virtual drive with Liquesce. The supported drive formats for the storage pool include SATA, IDE, ESATA, FIREWIRE, USB and others. You will require installing 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 →
Remote streaming of media content is a very useful feature of Windows Home Server 2011. With Remote Streaming, you can remotely access and stream videos, music and pictures with Remote Access. In this post I will tell you how to remotely stream media from Windows Home Server 2011. Supported Formats: AVI, MOV, M2T,M2TS,MTS, MP4A, MPEG-4, 3GP, H.264, ADTS, AVI, MPEG-2, AAC, MP3, LPCM, MPEG-1. MPEG2, AC3 support is planned to Continue Reading →
When sharing folders using Windows Home Server 2011, you can restrict access to specific or all folders from the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to manage shared folder access for your Vail server to make sure that all users do not have unrestricted access to all files and folders. For instance, it might be a good idea to restrict access to important files for novice users (e.g. Continue Reading →
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 →
Although the Dashboard can be used to connect to Windows Home Server 2011. However, to access complete server resources and shared computers, the Remote Web Access feature can be used. There are many ways to remotely access computers on a network. Nonetheless, This method of access uses the cloud (internet) to access the shared computers and home server.
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.
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.