I have built a WHS 2011 server. All was well except my Win 10 PC would not back up to it. Installing the KB281721 hotfix was done on the server and part of the process was to reinstall the connector on the PC. I uninstalled from control panel. I then had a ton of problems connecting to WHS 2011 connect webpage. This turned out to be being blocked by the server windows firewall, which started working ok when I disabled the private firewall.
Now the connector web page comes up and initiates the install. Connect a computer wizard starts up and asks me for the server name or IP.
Neither work. Whether I enter the server name or the IP it says the server could not be located.
If I open the remote access web page from any device inside or outside LAN, I can connect to the server and carry out all you would expect. I can connect via RDP, I can ping the LAN IP, I can ping the FQDN and WAN IP.
The server is showing in Network and all shares are browse-able.
I installed the find my server wizard and that failed to find it even using the command line switch with the <servername>
So how do I get the server connector up and running.
I have added theses ports to the router
3389 disabled at the moment until I can secure it better
I found 3 copies of windows home server in the listed devices and have removed all of them.
I am at a loss as to what to do next. Hoping some experienced WHS 2011 server people know what to do next.......
Currently have N40 which I used to backup my laptop to using Crashplan (as well as to Crashplan cloud), replaced Crashplan with Backblaze when CP removed consumer backup, but BB does not have a local backup.
Have a Gen8 which I am in the process of transitioning to and would like to have local/lan backup of my laptop (plus other PCs) to my server.
I have previously tried Cobien, but had issues with it backing up over a network, constant fails.
Also looked at rsync, but concerned it is very old and unsupported.
Can someone recommend software I could run on my laptop to backup to my server, would be ok with software on server to receive backup as well.
Note: I realize this isn't strictly a Gen8 issue, but as this is far and away the most popular forum I thought I'd try my luck here.
Thanks for any help/advice people can offer.
Hi, hoping for a bit of guidance on what todo with my N40L box. I have it sat in the living room connected to the TV. Its running Windows 10 with Kodi, sabnzb, torrents, and a bunch of discs with all my files and media. I would like to have a solid setup that can be used to access my data,, share game ISOs, download NZBs, do backups, etc.
I'm going with WHS 2011, is this the best option considering the other HS OS's available such XPEnology, FreeNas, etc?
8GB ATI GPU BIOS Hack 128GB SSD (OS sitting in DVD Bay) 1.5TB HD 200gb HD 200 gb HD2 I have a 750GB SSD - not sure what to use this for?
Thanks for your help!
I have had my install of WHS2011 for some time and with a static IP have been able to use remote access by switching on that service albeit not using microsoft's domain name registration.
The system has worked for about 5 years but is now grumbling about certificates when I login either remote or using one of my PCs on the local home network using mstsc. The error message is attached. Clearly if I click yes and ignore the error I can continue as I can when accessing the server using the static IP.
I have looked at various posts about certificates and buying certificates for domain names etc. most of which the responses go over my head.
Any assistance that could help me address this would be gratefully received.
By Patient Steve
Guys, I have been struggling with clearOS 7.4 on my new Microserver Gen10 (base model, 16 GB RAM, 250 GB SDD in optical drive slot, nice piece of kit). Most perplexing problem is that when I do an install and first reboot, Windows Networking (Samba) application works fine, but if I then simply reboot it will not start.
The guys on the clearOS forums have been spectacularly helpful but even they are running out of ideas.
A probably unrelated issue is that I don't seem to be able to connect via ftp - I keep getting 530 login incorrect messages.
Anyone come across anything similar? Any thoughts?