Late last year when HP announced that they were discontinuing the MediaSmart Server and Data Vault products, we announced our commitment and enthusiasm to the fundamental concepts that this site is built upon. We believe there is still a need for backups, centralized storage, remote access, media streaming and all that we have come to […]

Prominent Microsoft evangelist Paul Thurrot has published an article outlining why he is now betting on Windows Home Server 2011. In the article he attempts to explain why Windows Home Server 2011 is just fine and dandy, yet just like Microsoft he focuses on the tech enthusiast point of view and completely neglects the ease […]

It’s nearing midnight here in freezing cold (currently 7 degrees F) and snowy Colorado, and I wanted to take a few moments to wish all the readers and community members here at a happy holidays from myself, Nigel, and Damian. In the past I’ve written a summary post of the highlights from the past […]

The recent news that HP is discontinuing the MediaSmart Server will obviously bring up some questions about the future of this site. Long time readers know that while I initially created this site as a place for enthusiasts of the MediaSmart Server, it has grown to cover much more than just the HP Home Server […]

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Windows Home Server Backup Database-Backup (BDBB) Add-In. Version includes a couple of new features that I believe you will find useful, as well as an updated user interface to accommodate the new features. Here’s a list of what’s changed in this release. […]

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WHS Health Updated

by Nigel Wilks on March 10, 2010 · 10 comments

in Add-Ins

WHS Health has had some major restructuring recently, so much so we have a new co-Author joining the team in Neil Edwards. We’ve taken the feedback from the current version, and added some new features. Version now has the following key changes:- A Logoff button has been added when viewing over HTTPS The drives […]

Today we are releasing an update to one of our Add-Ins, WHS Health (v1.0.0.10). Following feedback we have added an icon to the home page to give an at a glance status of the server health (in the same way you see in your system tray on your desktop). We’ve also reworked the console page […]

2009 Year in Review

by Alex Kuretz on January 1, 2010

in News

2009 has been a busy year in many respects. This site has seen strong continuous growth with more than twice the number of daily visits at the end of the year as at the beginning of 2009. We’ve got a new Windows Home Server MVP, added new moderators and editors, released several Add-Ins, and even […]

Last week Nigel “Cougar” Wilks made his first appearance on the Home Server Show podcast, where he chats with Dave and John (aka DieHard) about the development of the new WHS Health Add-In, how he came up with the idea, as well as some general chatting about Windows Home Server and how Nigel came to […]

I was contacted a couple of months ago by an editor from the German computer magazine c’t, and asked if several of the Add-Ins published on this site by myself and Nigel “Cougar” Wilks could be distributed on CD with an upcoming issue of the magazine. Nigel and I of course gave our blessing to […]