Remote Access

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 […]

It’s been well over 3 years since I’ve released my first Add-In for Windows Home Server, Remote Notification. It’s proven to be a popular Add-In even though I’ve not updated it since it’s original launch, and it still receives many downloads every month. I’ve been hard at work over the past few months working on […]

If you are using a Windows Live domain (those ending in then you may notice an outage today while Microsoft move the service to the Azure platform. The service will be unavailable for updates during a 24 hour period, so if your IP address changes during this time then you will lose Remote connectivity to your […]

Windows Home Server MVP Nick Asseloos of ASoft, the creator of many popular Add-Ins for Windows Home Server, has now released AutoExit 2010 Beta-1 for Windows Home Server Vail.  This add-is contains the same features of AutoExit for Windows Home Server v1 but this is of course for Vail. AutoExit 2010 for Windows Home Server […]

As someone who stores all my media on my Windows Home Server I am always looking at different products available for streaming my media remotely. This includes being able to access content remotely over the internet as well as portable devices such as an iPhone. About a week ago I came across a product called […]

Every now and then when we are on safari either to the mall or friends house we have the need to get some data off of or otherwise gain remote access to our Home Server. It’s easy to get alerts from and see information about your Home Server by using Add-Ins such as Remote Notification […]

One of the many things I have had on my To Do List for a while now is to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for my home network. For those who don’t know a VPN is a network that uses a public telecommunication infrastructure, such as the Internet, to provide remote offices or […]

Yesterday I reported on the availability of the 3.0 Patch 2 software we discovered on the HP web site, and gave instructions on how to install it. Since performing the initial install I’ve spent some more time with my EX495 running the update and have encountered a couple of issues. The first was a problem […]

Matt Fischer aka “tadowguy” in the forums has written to let me know about an updated version of his popular WebLogs Add-In for Windows Home Server. The Add-In has been updated to version and includes several bug fixes. Most importantly this resolves a console crash that would occur if the user had modified the […]

Forum member “jmpage2″ has shared a writeup of his experience setting up a video surveillance system with his Home Server. He received an early Christmas present in the form of a Panasonic BB-HCM511A network camera that features Power over Ethernet, motion detection and audio capabilities, and he attached it outside his home to monitor the […]