URL Rewriting for IIS (Windows Server)

As many of these posts are, this is in part to document the process for myself. ¬†However, for anyone running IIS as their web server (such as for Windows Home Server or Windows Server Essentials), […]

An Exercise in Frustration: Setting up Web Filter Certificates in Sophos UTM

By now, you may be tired of looking at the web filter stuff. However, we’ve only just gotten started. Right now, the filtering may be enabled, but chances are that you are seeing certificate errors […]

An exercise in frustration: Setting up Web Filtering on Sophos UTM

Overall, Sophos is a great platform. And part of what adds to that greatness is the web filtering options. By default, it gives a bunch of options that can be filtered out by default. However, […]

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 […]

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.