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WHS User accounts conflict with Windows 8, are you having issues ?


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So far users have been able to install either the WHSv1 or the WHS2011 connector on the Windows 8 Dev preview and succesfully backup/restore the Windows 8 PC.

 

But what about the WHS Users accounts ?

Can you access your WHS User account ? Are you getting permissions errors ? Can you open the WHS Shares ?

 

When I installed Windows 8, I used my Windows Live ID. The password complexity is different than WHSv1 or WHS2011 password complexity. I could not use my current user account on WHSv1.

 

If your shares are setup as guest, read/write, then you won't notice an issue, but then that's a security issue.

 

What are your comments & conclusions ?

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Because I'm running Active Directory on my WHSv1 server, I had to create a new user account that is part of the domain. Therefore I'm not using a Windows Live account.

 

I'm guessing that you could just modify your user profile on Windows Live to meet the password requirement. Then make sure that the user name matches what you have on the server.

 

This is easily fixed but you have to know that there could be an issue. :)

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