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Working in the Cloud on Home Server Show 265

It’s all cloud all the time!  Jim Collison has his cloud list out and I sit back and enjoy the show! Well, I can’t sit back too much.  I’m talking @otixo and Surface Pro 3.  Much better audio this week.  See you in the forums! This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out […]

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Lenovo TS140 and Dell T20 on Home Server Show 264

Kevin Schoonover joins and shows off his Lenovo TS140 and Dell T20 servers. Jim and I get to ask tons of questions about the hardware and Kevin and I also discuss a SmartThings home automation topic of monitoring for flooding. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums […]

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Meetup 2014 Overview on Home Server Show 263

It’s a Meetup 2014 Overview with Jim Collison, John Stutsman, and Kevin Schoonover.  Also some news, SSD and Hard Drive pricing continues to plummet. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. The Home Automation Forums URL has changed to:  http:homeautomationforums.com If you want to support this […]

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Finalizing the move from WHS2011 to Essentials 2012 on Home Server Show 262

It’s done. I’ve pulled the plug on Windows Home Server 2011 and I’ll talk about the migration a little bit.  Drashna and Jim are here to help me along and we have a small bit of news. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. Thanks to Christopher […]

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Server 2012 Essentials and Hyper-V at Home

I’m going down the path of transferring from Windows Home Server to Server Essentials 2012 R2 Update.  I’ve got Drashna and Diehard to bounce some ideas off of.  I’ll tell you the options I faced when choosing the base OS considering I want to run Hyper-V and some VM’s for certain duties.  We take an […]

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Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 on My HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

  By: John Stutsman Figure 1 – Preparing my Gen8 MicroServer for Installation of Server 2012 R2   Recently, I loaded MicroSoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (“Server 2012 R2” or “S2012R2”) onto my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the HP Smart Array B120i RAID Controller and P222/512 FBWC RAID Controller to manage my OS and […]

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Category: Hard Drives, HP Microserver, RAID, SSD, Windows Home Server

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6TB Hard Drives on Home Server Show 260

Another security reminder, this time from a NAS vendor! We’ll take a look at hard drive sizes, a new 4 bay NAS, Tablo TV on the go, and figure out what flavor of server I should install next. Enjoy! Find Jim on Twitter, @JCollison This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other […]

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All about Plex on Home Server Show 259

If you have ever considered Plex or want to know more about it this episode is for you.  I’m also giving you a first look at Tablo.  If you are looking at alternative Media Center products listen in!  This is a big media episode.  A lot of TV, Roku, DVD talk that is centered around […]

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Servers, Security, and more on Home Server Show 258

It’s hard not to talk about security this week with HeartBleed in the news.  Are you safe? Is your home server safe?  I’ll talk with Jim Collison and John Stutsman about it and how to store your passwords as well.  Lastly, I’m using Ooma VOIP service for my home telephone.  What are you paying for […]

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Tablo, DVR+, and Dynamic DNS on Home Server Show 257

Remember way back when I did this podcast by myself? Ya, I’m talking episode 1 to about episode 40 something. Well, Jim has the night off and I’m going solo! I’ve got two Media Center replacements in my house and I’ll talk about both.  I also talk a little bit about Dynamic DNS.  I’m opening […]

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