Category Archives: Windows Home Server
We’ve been running Server 2012 R2 Essentials on a Lenovo TS140 for some time now. Client backups were running nightly and all appeared to be just fine. When attempting to restore files, right after selecting the volume you want to … Continue reading
Problems Deploying a Silverlight 4 application using WCF Ria Services on aÂ Windows Home Server (IIS 6) This is not a comprehensive Todo post.Â Just notes on what it took to get it going… Well, that turned into aÂ twoÂ weekend Time … Continue reading
WHS Password Synchronization Problems So I was just asked a question about how to change a user login password on WHS.Â To recap, WHS requires user passwords to be the same between client PCs and the Server to allow transparent … Continue reading
Sometimes a company does something that makes you really really happy.Â Microsoft did this when they delivered Windows Home Server.Â HP did this when they released the HP MediaSmart Server.Â I finally had a sweet solution to having ALLÂ my home … Continue reading
WHS PC Restore – Not always so simple?…
So, the Window Home Server automated backup system does really clever block based backup of all the machines on your home network. The theory is that at a later date, you can easily and quickly restore the exact disk image you backed up. It makes it easy to back up your pc, replace the drive with a new blank drive and restore the system to the new drive, or should something go haywire (surely that would never happen on a PC) you can just put everything back as it was when it worked.
Ah.. but maybe it is rocket science after all…