New X:\Files Editions

So yes, I’ve decided to do a new version for X:\Files Edition. Namely. an update for WHS2011, and Server 2012 (and R2) Essentials. There are some challenges though. I want to be headless as possible, […]

An X:\Files Edition of Server 2012 Essentials?

Though, I doubt many read this blog… I’ve been looking over the Windows Server 2012 Essentials OPK (OEM Preinstallation Kit), to see how you can customize the server for installation on new systems. And I’ve […]

Some Nice Things to Know About Windows Deployment Services

Based on a coversation with a friend online, I had to check something out. And it appears that all versions of Windows Deployment Services (well, maybe not the Server 2003/WHSv1 version, but I’m not sure) […]

Migrating away from Windows Home Server v1

I’ve been an avid support of Window Home Server since the first day I heard about it, and have supported v1 for a very long time. But it’s finally time to move on. Thanks to a friend, I’ve had a chance to play with a few different options out there in virtual machines, and I’ve found the solution for me. That’s Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.  I’ll go over the change and what I’m liking in it, but first I’m going to go over the options I didn’t choose.