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 […]

CloudBerry Lab has released version 2.6 of their popular Online Backup for Windows Home Server (original and 2011). Version 2.5 released back in November and added the ability to perform block level backups which shortened the backup time of changes to existing files. The latest release adds continuous backup for near real-time protection. Rather than scheduling a […]

Microsoft has been conducting their developer conference for Windows 8 this week, they also have been making announcements regarding their next version of Windows Server 8.  One item many people have been disappointed in Windows Home Server 2011 was the removal of disk pooling.  Well, all is not lost for those who can be patient. […]

Western Digital looks set to enter the small business market space with the release of storage servers based on Windows Storage Server 2008 R2.  Not too much actual detail of what’s to be released but if you skip through the linked video of the Microsoft Partner Conference one of the new devices makes an appearance […]

Microsoft has announced the beta release of a new troubleshooting tool that is designed to aid Microsoft in the debug of any issues encountered in Windows Home Server 2011, Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. The Windows Home and Small Business Server Team is happy to announce the Windows […]

Microsoft has announced the release of a public beta of their Windows Phone 7 Add-In that we first saw demonstrated at CES this year. The Add-In provides server management capabilities as well as streaming of music, photos and video, and the ability to upload pictures. The Add-In consists of two parts, a Windows Phone app […]

Windows Home Server MVP, Martin Rothschink has been in touch to let us know that Lights-Out for Windows Home Server 2011 is now available to download and is no longer in Beta. Currently a popular Windows Home Server V1 Add-In, Martin has updated it so that it functions specifically on the new release of Windows […]

Nick of ASoft has let us know that they have released a new Beta 2 version of the popular AutoExit 2011 Add-In for Windows Home Server 2011. The new release is comprised mostly of bug fixes and includes the ability to add computers that do not have the Windows Home Server Connector installed. You can […]

Paul York has written to let us know about a new Add-In for Windows Home Server v1 that manages and installs the free Serviio DLNA media server. Here is what Paul has to say about his Add-In and the Serviio media server. If you’re not familiar with Serviio, it is a transcoding-capable media server that […]

DataCore has just released a beta version of their DriveHarmony software that is meant to be a replacement for the Drive Extender feature that Microsoft removed from Windows Home Server 2011. Be sure to read the release notes carefully as it does contain some important warnings, specifically that the beta will expire after 30 days […]