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The short answer is no. I tried it again about a month ago to see how it worked and overall I was not impressed. The other factor is the delinquency. This and competing products are very late in the game. Many have found alternatives. Honestly, I no longer want the complications and performance degradation of a software solution. I wish them luck and I am sure others will use but I would be hesitant to recommend this to friends or customers.

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Technogod

I'm using StableBit DrivePool M3 and it works great. Can't wait for M4.

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ImTheTypeOfGuy

I'm using StableBit DrivePool M3 and it works great. Can't wait for M4.

 

I agree.

 

However, I will not be using it because I do not plan to move to WHS 2011 as it is crap.

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Technogod

I have had alot of issues with WHS 2011. I think part of my problem was the additional programs I loaded on WHS 2011. It definitely doesn't play nice with TiVo Desktop. I started getting corrupted backups and finally performed a clean install and it has been very stable since. I only have KMTTG and Streambaby loaded on the Server. I'm considering loading PyTiVo.

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gcoupe

I do not plan to move to WHS 2011 as it is crap.

:) I see where you're coming from. My take would be that it's not total crap, but it is definitely a curate's egg...

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ImTheTypeOfGuy

:) I see where you're coming from. My take would be that it's not total crap, but it is definitely a curate's egg...

 

Well, I was kind of quoting the podcast when one night Dave was saying everything was crap. I agree that it isn't total crap but based on where it stands today, I will never use it in production. I think I will stick with v1 and add s2008r2 into use.

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ikon

I am using 2011 but I do understand ITTOG's sentiments. A home server should, first and foremost, provide quick and reliable backup and restore of the computers in the home. WHS2011 really fails at this basic function, particularly when compared with v1. However, it has been running completely reliably for me so I guess I will stay with it, since I have a backup strategy that works around the problems.

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