Windows Server 2012 Essentials

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 […]

A Possible New Server Build

by Damian on February 22, 2013 · 60 comments

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I have been kicking around the idea for a while of building a new server to replace my current WHSv1 server (codename: Shawshank Redemption). I built Shawshank back in August of 2009 and aside from a few hiccups along the way it has been rock solid. Naturally this brings up the question, if it ain’t broke […]

Martin Rothschink of has written to let us know that they have released Service Pack 3 for the popular Lights-Out Add-In for Windows Home Server and Windows Home Server 2011. The major new features in this release include support for Windows Server 2012 Essentials and Windows 8. Read below for more details on what’s […]

Long time forum member VieuxJules has posted in the forums with his experience installing the new Windows Server 2012 Essentials beta on his HP MediaSmart Server EX470. Note that he has an upgraded server, most importantly increasing the stock 512MB of RAM to 2GB. While he installed it on the EX470, this process should work […]