Category: Windows Home Server

Servers, Security, and more on Home Server Show 258

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

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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SmartThings Home Automation on Home Server Show 256

SmartThings Home Automation on Home Server Show 256

A SmartThings Review on Home Server Show.

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Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the B120i and P222

Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the B120i and P222

By: JohnStutsman Figure 1 – Preparing my Gen8 MicroServer for Installation of WHS2011   Recently, I loaded MicroSoft Windows Home Server 2011(“WHS2011”) 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 Data drives. Attached to the HP Smart Array B120i […]

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New Egg St. Paddy’s Sale

New Egg St. Paddy's Sale

I was browsing through the latest NewEgg flyer and found a ton of stuff that I would like a Leprechaun to deliver so I figured if I liked it, maybe you would too!  It literally has everything in this sale. Awesome stuff. Go see! Newegg Link

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Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer with AHCI Enabled

Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer with AHCI Enabled

By: JohnStutsman Figure 1 — Loading WHS2011 onto my Gen8 MicroServer   Last Tuesday night, on HSS255 (“Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255”), we discussed how the average user could install MicroSoft Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer simply with SATA AHCI Enabled in the BIOS, thus avoiding […]

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Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255

Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255

We talk about enthusiast sized servers all the time but how about something a little more normal?  John Stutsman, Christopher Courtney, and Chris Kenney all join in to discuss what could possibly be an “average” server.  Well, they listened to me talk about it! I need to let these guys talk more often.  Never fear, […]

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Server 2012 Essentials R2, D-Link, Hard Drives on Home Server Show 254

Server 2012 Essentials R2, D-Link, Hard Drives on Home Server Show 254

This one has a little of everything. I wandered through the hard drive aisle in Fry’s and came out with a Desktop drive but is it what I expected?  I dive back into my Server 2012 Essentials R2 build and what it needs.  I’ll go over the apps running on it and talk to Jim […]

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CloudBerry Backup 40% Off Deal for Windows Home Server and Essentials

CloudBerry Backup 40% Off Deal for Windows Home Server and Essentials

CloudBerry Labs has offered Home Server Show readers and listeners a great deal on their Server Software.  CloudBerry Backup supports over 15 public cloud storage including: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Windows Azure, Google Storage, OpenStack and Rackspace. Estimate your Glacier Storage - http://calculator.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html  Click Glacier on the left side. 400Gb is $4 a month. There is a license for everybody! […]

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Move from Windows Home Server 2011 to Server 2012 Essentials R2

Move from Windows Home Server 2011 to Server 2012 Essentials R2

If you have ever thought about running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 this is the show for you. Especially if you are on Windows Home Server 2011. I’m talking pro’s and con’s with Jim Collison, Christopher Courtney, and John Zajdler. I got a little long winded about my build but otherwise this is one of […]

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