Long time forum member Charles aka “cakalapati” and his company VOV Technology have recently announced the availability of the 4th generation of the HP MediaSmart Server VGA/PS2/Serial Debug Board. The board connects to the debug port on the motherboard of the HP MediaSmart Server and provides video, serial, and PS2 keyboard/mouse connectivity. This can be […]

The following is a guest post written by Matthew Sawyer (forum member msawyer91) of Dojo North Software, developer of the popular and useful Home Server SMART Add-In for WHS and WHS 2011. As many of you already know, the second Tuesday of each month is Patch Tuesday for Microsoft. On the second Tuesday you’ll often […]

The following is a guest post written by Matthew Sawyer (forum member msawyer91) of Dojo North Software, developer of the popular and useful Home Server SMART Add-In for WHS and WHS 2011. Wow how time flies. On Christmas 2009, my wife gave me an HP MediaSmart EX490. If I was a geek back then, I’m […]

CloudBerry Lab has released version 3.8 of their popular Cloudberry Backup for Windows Home Server (v1, 2011, and SBS 2011). You can get the new version here and the release summary is posted below. Note that Cloudberry is no longer updating the Add-In for WHS v1, the latest version is still 3.4. We are pleased […]

CloudBerry Lab has released version 3.7 of their popular Cloudberry Backup for Windows Home Server (v1, 2011, and SBS 2011). You can get the new version here and the release summary is posted below. We’re excited to announce CloudBerry Backup v3.7. With this release we have added: NEW Free Restore From version 3.7 all CloudBerry […]

Have You Been Pwned?

by Alex Kuretz on January 6, 2014 · 3 comments

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The following is a guest post written by Matthew Sawyer (forum member msawyer91) of Dojo North Software, developer of the popular and useful Home Server SMART Add-In for WHS and WHS 2011. If you’ve been on the Internet any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across the term “pwned.” It’s popular in gaming circles; it’s […]

The following is a guest article written and submitted by forum member Joe S. The debug boards reviewed in this article are available for purchase here in the forums. I was lucky enough to get one of the last HP EX495 MediaSmart Servers from NewEgg before they went out of stock and truth be told […]

Free time has been very sparse of late to get any writing done, but thought I would throw up a quick post in case anyone else runs in to a similar issue. Earlier this year I migrated over from WHSv1 to Windows Server 2012 Essentials. For the most part it has been a smooth transition […]

The following is a guest post written by Matthew Sawyer (forum member msawyer91) of Dojo North Software, developer of the popular and useful Home Server SMART Add-In for WHS and WHS 2011. For Christmas of 2009 my wife bought me an HP MediaSmart Server EX490. Being the geek that I am, I couldn’t leave the […]

Update: Dune

by Damian on July 31, 2013 · 17 comments

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First off, I am still alive . Obviously if you follow this site there has been very little writing of late. Work and family life has just taken control of me of late, not necessarily in a bad way but much of my free time to play around with my tech hobby has disappeared. Kid […]