Installing Sophos UTM

Well, I apparently missed doing this. And there are some important steps here, because the installation for Sophos UTM isn’t as turn key as it could be. There are some specific things you have to do before it’s up and running 95%.

So we are going to cover that here.

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 […]

Why I’m Happy with Small Business Server 2011 Essentials

Well, if you’ve read why I’m migrating away from WHSv1 and why I didn’t choose the alternates, you may want to go do so now. Now, I’m going to discuss my experience using SBS2011 Essentials, […]

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.