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Access your Windows Home Server folders from SkyDrive!

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pcdoc

Nice write up Dave. Had heard of this but had never tried it. Thanks for the information and I will give this a try.

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gcoupe

This works (on WHS 2011, not on WHS v1), but there are a few issues with it. First, Microsoft doesn't support the SkyDrive client on WHS 2011, so there is no guarantee that it will not cause problems, or continue working in future releases of the client. Second, it doesn't expose the Shared Folders of WHS 2011 directly, only the Public folders. Thirdly, it seems as though you have to be logged into the Administrator Desktop for the SkyDrive client to expose the system to fetch files in SkyDrive. So it's a bit of kludge. An unsupported kludge.

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Dave

Great info. I've updated my article to reference this forums post.

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ikon

Left a comment Dave. It works really well, and it's surprisingly fast. The Security Code check is a great feature.

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fredload

Loaded SkyDrive onto my WHS2011 box and it seems to work great. Thanks for the info Dave.

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DragonMage

This also seems to give access (at least in firefox browser) to any file on any of my computers with the client app installed and PC running, even network mapped drives on my PC at work??

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ikon

If your work PCs have the client then I guess it makes sense they would show up. I think the idea of the client is that it will go out through a firewall from the inside and avoid getting blocked.

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jcollison

It is showing mapped network drives DragonMage. I have the Drobo FS mapped on my 2011 box and it displays and downloads files just fine through this feature. Supported or not, it seems to be working rather well. I will keep using it and thanks for the write up Dave.

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IndyLux

I can confirm that networked drives map fine. I think I'll put it on my HTPC which never goes to sleep so I always have access.

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