Jump to content
RESET Forums (homeservershow.com)

"lights-out standalone" available for W8, other non WHS platforms


Recommended Posts

Al_Borges

Found out that a vendor that hails from the earliest days of  WHS V1, Axonnet  ,makers of the popular add in "lights out" add in,   released a standalone version of lights-out back in December.

 

I used this add in back in my WHS v1 days  and found it useful -  I had been having problems with the machine not waking up and backing up the clients.  was able to track down why with the logging feature of "lights-out"

 

didnt  have the same problem with my subsequent  WHS 2011 box so I didnt upgrade to the WHS 2011 version.

 

Just installed the free trial on my W8 box and will give it a spin for 30 days.

 

after 30 days it reverts to a "community edition with a limited feature set.

 

apparently  it also works on W7 and server editions of windows

 

has anyone else used this standalone version and if so,  what has been the experience ?

 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Drashna Jaelre

well, if you're using Windows 8 as a media server or a backup server, then it would be a great addition.

 

Personally, since I'm using Essentials, I'm using the WHS type version. And I use it mostly just to monitor the uptime of computers and to wake them when needed.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...