Add-Ins

When Nigel “Cougar” Wilks released his PHP and MySql Installer Add-Ins for Windows Home Server a couple of weeks ago we knew that those two were just the building blocks for delivering much more functionality. Today we get our first new Add-In that capitalizes on the PHP and MySql Add-Ins, in the form of WordPress […]

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Windows Home Server Backup Database-Backup (BDBB) Add-In. Version 1.0.2.2 is primarily a maintenance release with only bug fixes and minor feature changes. Here’s what you can find in the new version. Redesigned method of drive detection for better accuracy Really display TrueCrypt encrypted […]

I’m happy to announce the release of a new version of MSS Fan Control, the Windows Home Server Add-In that allows you to modify the behavior of the exhaust fans in the HP MediaSmart Server EX470 and EX475. Note that this Add-In only works with the EX470 and EX475, I’d love to support the newer […]

Nigel “Cougar” Wilks has released two new Windows Home Server Add-Ins today that should be of interest to those of you that are looking to expand the capabilities of Home Server. Both Add-Ins should work with any Windows Home Server, and not just the MediaSmart Server. The first Add-In is called WHS PHP Installer. It […]

Nick of www.asoft.be was kind enough to drop me a line and let me know he has released a new version of his popular AutoExit for Windows Home Server Add-In. AutoExit allows you to put your client PCs sleep as well as wake them via Wake On Lan, plus a whole slew of additional features. […]

I’m pleased to announce that today I’ve released a new Add-In to the Windows Home Server community. The Add-In is called “WHS Port Forward”, and it allows the user to utilize the UPnP feature of Windows Home Server to open forwarded ports from your router to your Home Server. This is useful if you have […]

Nigel “Cougar” Wilks has released a new version of his highly regarded FirePlay for Windows Home Server Add-In. The updated release is version 0.90.06 and includes the following changes: Added a favicon Improved the FirePlay Service to resolve Remote Access detection issues Resolves bug where Remote Access status is switched after install caused upnp issue […]

In the 8 months or so since I originally released the Windows Home Server Backup DataBase-Backup (BDBB) Add-In there’s been 16 pages of forum discussion and thousands of downloads of the add-in. We’ve since learned that it’s necessary to also back up and restore the Client PC registry keys so that the backups are properly […]

Forum member and moderator of the MediaSmartServer.net forums Nigel “Cougar” Wilks has released his first Windows Home Server Add-In. Fireplay for Windows Home Server is an automation of the manual steps Nigel documented in the Wiki and allows the user to remotely stream over the internet all the music stored on their server. FirePlay is […]