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* (asterisk), 269
// (double slashes), 522, 523
? (question mark), 269
10BASE-2, 43
10BASE-T, 40, 43
100BASE-T, 40, 43
404 error, 522
802.3 standard, 46
802.11 standard, 46
802.11a standard, 47
802.11b standard, 47
802.11g standard, 47, 48
802.11n standard, 47, 48
1000BASE-T. See Gigabit Ethernet
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AAC (.m4a), 398
AAC format. See Advanced Audio Coding format
AC power, 296
Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) video card, 19
access control, Web site, 522
accessing shared folders
directly, 177
from Linux computers, 186–188
from Mac computers, 181–185
with mapped drive letters, 178–179
with OS X navigation, 185
in OS X Network browser, 181–184
and Server Message Blocks, 186
of shadow copies, 179–181
tray/desktop shortcuts for, 93, 175–176
user properties for, 132–133
with Windows Explorer, 176–177
from Windows PCs, 175–181
CO
activating Windows Home Server
within grace period, 79, 80
over Internet, 80–81
over telephone, 82
Active Server Page (ASP), 521
ActiveHome, 473
ActiveSync, 437
ActiveX, 275, 276
adapters, automation, 480
Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding (ATRAC), 398
Add & Remove Programs applet, 98
Add Printer Wizard, 192–195
Add User Wizard, 128–129
add-in(s)
capability for, 461
characteristics of, 462
examples of, 464–465
facility for, 13–14
installed/available, 123–124
installing, 462–464
install/remove, 105
PhotoSync, 466–467
and reinstallation, 83
Remote Notification Manager, 467–468
resources for, 468–470
storing installation files for, 10
uninstalling, 464
with Visual Studio Express Edition
about, 523
building add-ins with, 530–533
building DLL with, 541, 542
creating Console tab with, 532, 534–541
creating deployment package with, 541–545
Dynamic-Link Libraries for, 528–529
free download of, 527, 528
installing Visual C#, 528
selecting language for, 528
Whiist, 465–466
AL
Symbols and numerics
547
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Index
adding devices, 480–482
Add-ins page, 123–124
address, module, 481
address bar, Explorer, 90–91, 177
Administrative Tools
accessing, 486
caution about, 487
Computer Management MMC, 487–492
Event Viewer, 494–496
IIS Manager, 511
Services console, 493–494
Administrative Tools menu, 504
administrator password, 116–117
Administrator user account, password for, 77–78
Administrators group, 489
Adobe Dreamweaver, 523
Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) format, 373, 375
Advanced settings tab (performance optimization), 503,
504
Advanced System Format (.asf), 373, 384
Advanced tab (Remote Desktop), 140
Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA), 31
Advanced Technology Extended (ATX), 28
Aero interface, 8
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) video card, 19
album setting
music, 407
pictures, 407
All Music setting, 407
All Pictures setting, 407
ALWIL Software, 233
AMD, 28
AMD based ATX motherboard, 28, 29
AMD x64 CPU, 18
American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI), 67
AMI BIOS, 67
anonymous Internet requests, 251
antivirus software
avast! console tab, 235–236
installing avast!, 233–235
launching avast! console, 237–238
need for, 232–233
notifications about problems with, 156
setting properties, 236–237
Apple, 423
548
appliance modules, 473, 474
application log, 494
Application Pools folder (IIS Manager), 512
application settings, 521
Applications tab (Task Manager), 498
archive service, 494
artist setting, 407
ASF format, 399
.asp files, 521
ASP.NET component parameters, 512
ASP.NET engine, 521
ASP.NET tab, 522
ASP.NET Web applications, 509
ASPX files, 521
asterisk (*), 269
at risk warning(s)
about, 92, 150, 151
for backup problems, 155
for evaluation deadline, 154
for folder-duplication problems, 153
for hard-drive problems, 152
for product-activation deadline, 154
for storage space, 152
for Windows updates, 156
ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment), 31
Athlon (AMD), 29
Athlon 64 (AMD), 29
Athlon 64 X2 (AMD), 29
Athlon XP (AMD), 29
ATRAC (.at3), 398
ATRAC (Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding), 398
at-risk status, 92
ATX (Advanced Technology Extended), 28
audio formats
PS3, 398
Xbox 360, 384
Audio/Video Interleave (.avi), 374, 386
authentication
for accessing Windows file shares, 182–183, 187
for iCalendar, 210, 211
for Web site, 522
WEP, 55
Auto Scale, 499
automatic backups, 114
automatic client recognition, 376
Index
automatic updates, 78
automating your home
applications for, 472
hardware for, 472–475
with Insteon, 474–475
with mControl, 475–484
and Windows Home Server, 471
with X10 protocol, 472–474
with Z-Wave, 475
automation, enabling, 481, 482
automation macros, 479, 481, 482
availability times, printer, 197
avast!
console tab of, 235–236
installing client application of, 234–235
installing Windows Home Server Edition of, 233–234
launching console for, 237–238
setting computer antivirus properties in, 236–237
avast! professional edition, 236
AVC (.mov, .m2ts, .avc), 399
AVI format, 399
Award BIOS, 67
B
background services, 503
backing-up status, 92, 93
Backup Cleanup, 114–115, 299, 312
Backup Configuration Wizard, 304–306
Backup Details dialog, 312–314
Backup now task, 92
backup server, 4
backup services, for client computers, 494
backup settings
automatic backups, 114
cleanup, 114–115
on Console, 104
time, 113–114
Backup status, 106, 155
Backup Time settings, 113–114
backups
and battery power, 296
browsing files from, 320, 321
cleaning up, 301
Computers & Backup tab for, 11, 98–99
failed, 318
features of, 296–297
incomplete, 312, 318
initial, 307
Mac
allocating storage space for, 336
configuring Time Machine for, 334–339
creating new disk image for, 337–339
creating shared folder for, 332–333
enabling network folders for, 334
for older machines, 343–344
restoring, 339–343
setting destination disk for, 335
with Time Machine, 331–332
need for, 295–296
opening, 318–320
purging, 104
restoring
copying device drivers for, 323–324
of files/folders, 320–322
Mac backups, 339–343
need for, 317
with Restore CD, 323–330
server folder backups, 363–364
retention management for, 299–300
scheduling, 297–299
server folder
changing scheduled tasks of, 364–365
to external hard drive, 360–365
of full system, 348
with IDrive-E, 350–355
with Jungle Disk, 355–360
with KeepVault, 349–350
need for, 347
to online services, 348–360
restoring, 363–364
scheduling, 361–363
of shared folders, 348
settings for, 297–301
and Single Instance Storage, 296–297
storage use by, 301–302
Windows
configuring, 303–307
details of, 312–314
disabling/enabling, 309–310
549
B
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Index
backups, Windows (continued)
failure notifications from, 314–315
manual, 307–309
retention management for, 312
status of, 312
viewing, 301–302, 310–314
Balancing Storage indicator, 171
balloon text, 151
bandwidth
about, 238
for high definition content, 374
for streaming video, 394, 399, 408
“bare metal” restore, 340
baseband signaling employed (BASE), 43
Basic Authentication, 522
Basic Input/Output System. See BIOS
batch file, for iTunes Library Updater, 430, 431
batteries
and backups, 296
CM11A, 473
laptop, 38
BBC World Service, 376
BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)
AMI, 67
Award, 67
configuration screen for, 66
configuring, 325
Phoenix, 66–67
bitmap (.bmp), 372, 384, 398
Block Anonymous Internet Requests, 251
blocked ports
and firewalls, 261–262
workaround for, 258–261
blog hosting, 441
Bloomberg TV, 376
blue icon, 92, 93
Blu-ray optical drive, 397
Boot Camp, 331
boot order, 65–67
Breadcrumb links, 267
bridge devices, 473
broadband Internet connection, 42
Brother, 190
browser, shared-file
file listing, 268
opening, 266–267
550
sorting, 269
toolbar, 267–268
browsing files, from backups, 320, 321
BTX, 28
Building a PC for Dummies (Mark L. Chambers), 31
building Windows Home Servers
assembly, 29–31
component selection for, 27–29
and computer upgrades, 35–40
storage options for, 31–35
built-in shared folder(s)
Music, 162
Photos, 162
Public, 162
Software, 162
special features of, 163
tray icons for, 176
Video, 163
Burns, Robert, 137
C
cable, running, 46
cable connection, 42
cable modem
about, 50
and PS3, 404
and Xbox 360, 389
Calendar, Outlook
about, 205–206
configuring IIS for, 207–212
creating Web site for, 208–211
enabling WebDAV for, 207–208
publishing with Outlook 2007, 212–214
publishing with Windows, 217–218
subscribing to Outlook 2007, 214–215
subscribing to Windows, 218–219
testing shared, 211–212
unsubscribing to Outlook 2007, 215–216
cameras, automation, 479
Canon, 190, 191
capacity, drive, 102
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), 523
cases, 30
Category 5 (Cat 5) cable, 44, 58
Category 5 enhanced (Cat 5e) Ethernet cable, 44
Index
Category 6 (Cat 6) cable, 44
CEIP. See Customer Experience Improvement Program
Celeron (Intel), 18, 29
Cell processor, 397
central processing unit. See CPU
CGI (Common Gateway Interface), 519
Chambers, Mark L., 31
chkdsk, 312
CIFS (Common Internet File System), 186
cleaning up backups, 301
Cleanup Now button, 114–115, 301
client computer configurations
firewall, 280–281
Vista, 279–280
Windows XP, 278–279
climate control, 472
CM11A module, 473
CM15A module, 473
CM15A X10 module, 480
CNN Live, 376
Code2Fame challenge, 466
Code4Fame challenge, 441
codecs (coder/decoders), 399
CoffeeCup Free HTML Editor, 524
collaboration software, 205–206, 219
color depth, 139
color management, 197
command prompt window, 145
commit charge memory, 499
Common Gateway Interface (CGI), 519
Common Internet File System (CIFS), 186
communication(s)
with client computers, 494
secure, 522
Communities Forum for Windows Home Server, 469–470
compactness, 37
Computer Management MMC
for defragmenting disks, 490–491
for disk management, 491–492
for viewing local users/groups, 487–490
computer name, 139
computer upgrades
benefits of, 35
desktop, 36
laptop, 37–40
computers
maximum number allowed on server, 99
remote access to, 284–286
removing from server, 98–99
Computers & Backup tab, 11, 98–99, 303–304, 307
conditions, editing, 483–484
Conduits Technologies, 440, 441
configuration
Backup Configuration Wizard, 304–306
BIOS, 66, 325
default home Web site, 510–511
domain, 228, 229
e-mail server, 228–230
hard drive, 69–70
hMailServer, 228–230
IIS Web server, 207–212
for Internet access, 281–283
mControl, 478–480
Media Sharing settings, 118–119
of network connection to PlayStation 3, 402–406
of network connection to Xbox 360, 387–390
of port forwarding, 248–252
for Remote Access, 278–281
router
automatic, 248–250
DHCP server setting, 50–51
LAN setting, 50
manual, 251–252
port forwarding setting, 51, 52
Remote Access settings for, 120–121, 247–252,
277–278
setting for, 247
site/service blocking setting, 51
status indicator for, 120–121
UPnP, 52
WAN port setting, 50
shadow copy, 171–173
static IP address, 58–61
Time Machine, 334–339
Web site settings, 255–256, 520–522
for Windows backups, 303–307
of zone settings, 478, 479
Configuration button (mControl), 478
Configuration settings, for Web site, 105
551
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Index
configuring
backup, 303–307
BIOS, 325
configuring Remote Access
and blocked ports, 258–263
need for, 245–247
network diagram for, 246
ports for, 247
settings
on Console, 105
domain name, 121, 247, 252–255
purpose of, 119
router configuration, 120–121, 247–252
Web site connectivity, 120, 247, 248
Web site settings, 121–123, 247, 255–256
configuring Windows Home Server
Add-ins page, 123–124
Backup settings, 113–115
and Customer Experience Improvement Program, 112
date/time settings, 110, 111
General Settings page, 109–113
Media Sharing page, 118–119
password settings, 115–118
region setting, 110, 111
Remote Access settings, 119–123
resources for, 124–125
and Windows Error Reporting Program, 112–113
and Windows Update, 111–112
Connect button, 140–141
connection bar, display, 139
Connection Options dialog box, 284–285
connection settings, 139
connection speed, 285
connectivity, Web Site, 120, 247, 248
Connector
functions of, 85
installing
from CD, 86–88
purpose of, 85
reinstallation, 93–94
and system tray icon, 91–93
from Windows Home Server, 89–91
reinstalling, 93–94
uninstalling, 98
Connector and Restore CD software, 10
552
Connector software, 16
Console (of Windows Home Server)
Computers & Backup tab, 98–99, 307
Help button, 106
importance of, 9
interface components of, 97–98
launching, 92, 95–97
logging into, 96–97
Network Health button, 103
remote access to, 283–284
Server Storage tab, 101–102
Settings dialog box, 104–105
Shared Folders tab, 100–101
Shut Down button, 105
status bar, 105–106
User Accounts tab, 99–100
Consumer Electronics (CE), 369, 370
controllers
Insteon, 474–475
X10, 473
convergence devices, 383, 437
copying
device drivers, 323–324
media files, 409–410
previous file versions, 180
Core (Intel), 29
Core 2 (Intel), 29
Core 2 Duo (Intel), 29
counters, adding, 500, 501
Counterstrike game, 239
CPU (central processing unit)
for HP MediaSmart Server, 20
information about, 124
minimum requirements for, 18, 36
selection of, 28–29
for Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 22
CPU fan, 30
credentials, ask for, 139
critical status, 92, 150, 151
for evaluation deadline, 154
for firewall/antivirus/spyware, 156
for folder-duplication problems, 153
for product-activation deadline, 154
for Windows updates, 154, 156
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), 523
Index
Ctrl+Alt+Delete (Windows Security dialog), 497
Ctrl+Alt+End (Windows Security dialog), 497
Ctrl+Alt+Esc (Task Manager), 497
currency format, 71, 72, 110
Custom Domain Service, 494
Custom Errors tab, 522
Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP), 79,
104, 112
D
daily backups
about, 114
retaining, 299
daisy chain, 286
Data Execution Prevention (DEP), 503
database servers, 225
Date & Time settings, 104, 110, 111
date format, 110, 111
Date Taken setting, 407
dawn settings, 478
DDR2 RAM, 20
default home Web site
configuring, 510–511
IIS Manager for, 511–513
ports for, 512–513
viewing, 513–514
default.htm page
creating, 524–525
modifying, 522–523
defragmenting disks, 490–491
delete, file or folder, 273
Delete button, 268
DEP (Data Execution Prevention), 503
Description (Backup Details dialog), 313
desktop computers, reusing, 36
desktop operating system(s)
about, 3
for Windows, 7–8
desktop shortcuts, to shared folders, 176
desktop window, 139
destination disk, for Mac backups, 335
Details button (View Backups dialog), 312
Details panel (Backup Details dialog), 314
device drivers, copying, 323–324
device modules
Insteon, 474
X10, 473
devices
adding, 480–482
changes to, 483
local, 140
status of, 483
DHCP address, 61
DHCP server. See Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
server
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), 370, 397
digital media reader (DMR), 12
digital media receiver (DMR), 118
Digital Rights Management (DRM), 373, 417
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
about, 42
and PS3, 404
and Xbox 360, 389
digital video recorder (DVR), 348, 373, 374, 394, 408,
447
dimmer controls, 473
Directory Security tab, 521, 522
Disable Account button, 132
disabling backups, 309–310
Disconnect button, 286
Disk Defragmenter, 490–491
disk image, creating new, 337–339
Disk Management, 491–492
Disk Manager, 328–329
Disk Utility, 337–339
Display Network Health Notifications, 93, 150–151, 314
display settings, 96
Display tab (Remote Desktop), 139
DivX protocol, 418
DIY (do it yourself), 16
D-Link MediaLounge DSM-750 player, 418
DLNA. See Digital Living Network Alliance
DMR. See digital media reader; digital media receiver
DNS server address, 60
DNS (Domain Name Server) settings, 389
do it yourself (DIY), 16, 31
document text search, 270
Documents tab, 521
553
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D
Index
domain(s)
configuring, 228, 229
custom, 494
domain name
availability of, 255
dynamic, 12, 13
Remote Access settings for, 121, 247, 252–255
restrictions on, 522
setting up, 121
domain name server, 252
Domain Name Server (DNS) settings, 389
domain name settings, 105, 121, 247
Domain Name Setup Wizard, 253–255
domain name system server, 121
DonateWare, 343
door sensors, 472
double slashes (//), 522, 523
download, file, 270–271
Download button, 268
Draft N standards, 47
drive bays, 20
drive expansion box (Velocity Micro), 24
Drive Extender, 170, 171
Drive Extender status, 106
drive letters, mapping, 178–179, 425–426, 492, 494
drivers
for hard drives, 69–70
for printers, 190–191, 197
DRM. See Digital Rights Management
DSL. See Digital Subscriber Line
dual mode, 474
dual PC Card slots, 40
duplicating folders
function of, 9, 170
hard drives needed for, 18
HP MediaSmart Server requirements for, 20
notifications about problems with, 153
option for, 166
storage allocation for, 494
Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA requirements for, 22
Duration (Backup Details dialog), 313
dusk settings, 478
DVD format, 386, 399
DVD-ROM drive, 19, 30
DVR. See digital video recorder (DVR)
554
dynamic domain name, 12, 13, 231
dynamic homeserver.com domain, 253–255
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), 387
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server
as default configuration, 58
and port forwarding, 227
reserving addresses on, 61
and static IP addresses, 50–51, 58–59
and UPnP port forwarding updates, 248
dynamic IP address, 50
E
eavesdropping, 55
editing
of conditions, 483–484
of triggers, 483, 484
user accounts, 488
of zones, 480, 481
Electric Pocket Ltd., 438
electrical interference, 473
e-mail
of calendar, 206, 208
of network health notifications, 467–468
e-mail accounts, adding, 228, 229
e-mail server(s)
advantages/disadvantages of using, 223–224
configuring server, 228–230
installing hMailServer, 224–226
opening ports, 226–227
testing mail accounts, 230–232
e-mail server installation, 223–232
Embedded Automation, 475
Enable Account button, 132, 135
Enable Remote Access, 128
enabling backups, 310
encryption key (for WEP), 54
End User License Agreement (EULA), 72
eNom, 253
Epson, 190
erase data warnings, 71, 74, 75
error correction, Insteon, 474
error messages
about, 495
custom, 522
error reporting, 79, 104, 112–113
Index
eSATA
and laptops, 18
for storage management, 31
in Velocity Micro, 24
eSATA port
for automating storage maintenance, 14
HP MediaSmart Server requirements for, 20
Ethernet
as 802.3 standard, 46
for HP MediaSmart Server, 20
for Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 23
Ethernet network adapters, 18, 19
Ethernet standards, 43–44
evaluation period, notifications about, 154
event logs, 494–496, 502
Event Properties dialog box, 495, 496
Event Viewer, 494–496
events, types of, 495
Exit, 93
expansion slots, 28
Experience tab (Remote Desktop), 140
Expression Web engine, 523
Extended View (of Services console), 493
external hard drive(s)
adding, 33
and laptops, 18
removing, 34
restoring from, 340–341
server folder backups to, 360–365
F
failed backups, 318
failure notifications, backup, 314–315
FAT/FAT32, 305
fax capability, 195
Fedora, 186–187
fiber connection, 42
file listing, 268
file server, 4
files
about, 269–270
browsing, 266–268
deleting, 273
downloading, 270–271
renaming, 273
restoring backups of, 320–322, 339
searching, 269–270
uploading, 272
firewall(s)
and blocked ports, 261–262
notifications about problems with, 156
and open ports, 226–227
and remote access client computers, 280–281
and TVersity, 376, 380
FireWire, 18
FLAC, 376
Flash, 376
flash drive, copying device drivers to, 323–324
Flickr, 466, 467
floppy drive, 30
fluorescent lights, 473
folder duplication
function of, 9, 170
hard drives needed for, 18
HP MediaSmart Server requirements for, 20
notifications about problems with, 153
option for, 166
storage allocation for, 494
Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA requirements for, 22
folders
restoring backups of, 320–322
shared. See shared folders
Folders setting
music, 408
pictures, 407
footer files, 521
form factors, motherboard, 28
formatting, of hard drives, 74–75, 492
Fujitsu-Siemens, 15, 25
full access, 132
full system backups, 348
G
game adapters, 47–48, 387
game server hosting
bandwidth considerations for, 238
installing Steam from Valve Software, 239–241
and number of users, 238
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G
Index
Gateway, 15, 25
gateway, default, 59
gateway device, 388, 475
General Settings
on Console, 104
Customer Experience Improvement Program, 112
date/time, 110, 111
purpose of, 109–113
region, 110, 111
Windows Error Reporting Program, 112–113
Windows Update, 111–112
General tab, 131–132
on Printer Properties, 196
for Remote Desktop, 139
Genre setting, 408
Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T) (1000 Mbps) (1 Gbps),
18, 30, 41, 43
Gigabit Internet, 24
gigabytes, 102
GNOME desktop, 186
Go Daddy, 253
Google Calendar, 206
Grant, Andrew, 465
Graphical User Interface (GUI), 8
Graphics Interface Format (.gif), 372, 384, 398
graphs, performance
and Networking tab, 499
and Performance tab, 498
and Performance tool, 500–502
gray icon, 92
“Green PCs,” 22
green status icon, 92, 149
grounding, 30
grounding strap, 30
groups, viewing, 487–490
Guest Account Wizard, 134–135
GUI (Graphical User Interface), 8
H
H.264 (.mkv, .mp4), 399
H.264 format, 384
handshake process, 55
hard drive(s)
adding, 32–34
configuring, 69–70
556
Console management of, 101–102
formatting, 74–75
for HP MediaSmart Server, 20
new volume on, 155
notifications about problems with, 152–153
partitioning a new, 328–329
removing, 34–35
requirements for, 18, 36
reusing laptop, 39
server folder backups to external, 360–365
hardware
for home automation, 472–475
HP MediaSmart Server, 19–21
Medion MD 90110, 23–24
requirements for, 17–19
Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 22–23
Velocity Micro, 24
Hardware Update Wizard, 453
HDTV broadcasts, 399
headers tab, 522
headless mode, 37, 58
headline, Web site, 122
healthy status, 92, 149
Help (on tray icon), 93
Help button, 106
Help system, 106
Hewlett-Packard (HP), 15, 20, 190, 464
hexadecimal (base 16), 57
hibernate mode, 297
high definition video, 374
hint, password, 78, 97, 116
hMailServer
configuring, 228–230
downloading, 224
installing, 224–226
hMailServer Administrator, 228–230
HME (Home Media Ecosystem), 370
hobbyist development community, 465
home automation
applications for, 472
hardware for, 472–475
with Insteon, 474–475
with mControl, 475–484
and Windows Home Server, 471
with X10 protocol, 472–474
with Z-Wave, 475
Index
Home Media Ecosystem (HME), 370
home networks
diagram of, 42
options for, 41–43
powerline adapters in, 48–49
routers in, 49–53
security of, 53–57
Windows Home Server configuration in, 58–61
wired, 43–46
wireless, 46–48
home page, 121–122
Home Server information, 124
home Web sites. See also Web site(s)
adding links to, 516–517
modifying, 514–518
removing Logon button from, 517
replacing image on, 514–516
viewing, 513
HomeBase, 441–444
home/default.aspx page, 522
HomeServer log, 494–496
Home_Server_Accessible, 320
homeserver.com, 252–254
HomeServerConsole.exe, 137
Home_Server_Unaccessible, 320
Home_Server_Unaccessible_2, 320
Home/Unit addressing, 481
host name, 229–230
hot swap capability, 31
HP. See Hewlett-Packard
HP Control Center, 21
HP EX470 MediaSmart Server, 20
HP EX475 MediaSmart Server, 20
HP MediaSmart Server
Control Center software for, 21
illustration of, 20
Photo Webshare software, 21
size of, 19
specifications for, 20
HP Photo Webshare, 21
HTML editor
Adobe Dreamweaver, 523
CoffeeCup, 524
HTML (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) tags, 521
HTTP Headers tab, 522
HTTPS. See Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
hubs, 45, 46. See also media hubs
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), 265, 522
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTML) tags, 521
I
iBackup, 343, 344
IBM, 28
iCalendar
about, 206
creating folder for, 208–209
creating virtual directory for, 209–211
publishing with Outlook 2007, 212–214
subscribing to, 214–215
testing in Internet Explorer, 211–212
unsubscribing to, 215, 216
icons
for built-in shared folders, 163
images for Web site, 516, 517
IDE (Integrated Development Environment), 523
IDE (Integrated Device Electronics), 31
IDrive-E
about, 350–351
choosing what to back up with, 351–354
installing, 351
restoring backups with, 354–355
IEEE (Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers),
46
IIS. See Internet Information Services
IIS Manager
about, 510
accessing, 511
Application Pools folder, 512
structure of, 511, 512
Web Service Extensions folder, 512
Web Sites folder, 512
image formats
PS3, 398
Xbox 360, 384
images, device, 481
IMAP. See Internet Message Access Protocol
incomplete backups, 312, 318
INF file, 69
information events, 495
infrared remote (IR) control, 479
557
I
I
Index
Initialization Vector (IV), 55
installation files, 162
installation instructions, 31
installing Connector
from CD, 86–88
purpose of, 85
reinstallation, 93–94
and system tray icon, 91–93
from Windows Home Server, 89–91
installing Windows Home Server
activation step, 79–82
boot order for, 65–67
and Customer Experience Improvement Program, 79
from DVD, 68
erase data warning, 71
formatting hard drives, 74–75
hard-drive configuration, 69–70
licensing agreement, 72–73
localization settings, 71–72
new installation, 70–71
password selection, 77–78
reinstallation, 82–83
server name, 73–74
Setup Wizard, 68–69
startup step, 75–76
updating automatically, 78
and Windows Error Reporting Program, 79
Insteon
controllers for, 474–475
device modules for, 474
information about, 475
Institution of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers (IEEE), 46
integrated components (in motherboards), 28
Integrated Development Environment (IDE), 523
Integrated Device Electronics (IDE), 31
integrated software vendors (ISVs), 15
Integrated Windows Authentication, 522
Intel, 18, 28, 29
Intel Celeron, 18, 29
Intel Conroe, 24
Intel Core, 29
Intel Core 2, 29
Intel Core 2 Duo, 29
Intel Pentium 3, 28
558
Intel Pentium 4, 18, 29, 36
Intel Pentium III, 18, 36
internal drives, adding, 33
Internet access
connection options for, 284–286
Console connection for, 283–284
Internet Explorer configuration for, 281–283
server’s desktop connection for, 286–288
Internet connection, for PS3, 403–405
Internet Explorer
configuring, 281–283
iCalendar testing in, 211–212
and mControl, 477
for remote access, 257
Remote Access configuration of, 281–283
Internet Explorer ActiveX, 275, 276
Internet Information Services (IIS)
and block ports, 259, 261
ports used for, 247
as Windows Web service, 493, 494
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), 224, 226, 227
Internet Protocol (IP) address, 58
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
and blocked ports, 258
e-mail service from, 223
IP address assigned by, 246
and Web site hosting, 509
Internet TV and radio, 376, 377
interoperability standards, 370
Iomega, 15, 25
IP address
assignment of, 246
finding server’s, 145–146
and lease period, 58
restrictions on, 522
for router, 249
and routers, 50–51
ipconfig utility, 145, 146, 249
iPod
innovations on, 421–422
installing iTunes on Windows Home Server, 422–428
and iTunes Library Updater, 428–431
and sharing iTunes library, 431–433
IR (infrared remote) control, 479
IR events, 483
Index
KeepVault
about, 349
backing up to, 349–350
installing, 349
restoring from, 350
keyboard, 30, 65
keyboard settings, 71–72, 140
Kodak, 415–416, 416
Kodak EasyShare EX-811, 415
Kodak EasyShare EX-1011, 415
LANs. See local area networks
laptop computers
backups on, 296
reusing, 37–40
latitude, 478
Learn More links, 125
lease period, 58
Leopard, 331, 332, 334, 337, 341, 343
Lexmark, 190
license agreement, 72
Licensing button (avast!), 235
Licensing tab (avast!), 236
light control, 478
light sockets, 473
light switches, 473
lighting, mood, 483
lights, controlling, 472
links to Web sites, 516–517
Linksys, 250, 251
Linux computers, accessing shared files from, 185–188
Live Internet TV and radio, 376, 377
Load Drivers button, 69
LobsterTunes
installing, 438–439
streaming media with, 439–440
local area networks (LANs), 46, 349
local device settings, 140
Local Resources tab (Remote Desktop), 140
local users, viewing, 487–490
localization settings, 71–72
location, drive, 102
Location tab (mControl), 478
logging in, 96–97
Logon button, removing, 517
logon name, 128, 129, 131
logs, event, 494–496, 502
longitude, 478
Lotus Notes, 205, 206
“Luna” theme, 8
L
M
ISO Recorder, 324
ISP. See Internet Service Provider
ISVs (integrated software vendors), 15
iTLU. See iTunes Library Updater
iTunes
adding files from, 427–428
converting music formats from, 373
and deleted files, 427
downloading, 423
installing, 422–428
Library Updater for, 428–431
preferences settings for, 426–427
and Roku SoundBridge, 417
sharing, 431–433
iTunes Library Updater (iTLU)
installing, 428–429
scheduling, 429–431
IV (Initialization Vector), 55
J
JavaScript, 265, 522
Jetsons, 471
Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpeg, .jpg), 372, 384,
398
Jungle Disk, 355–360
JungleDiskInstaller.exe, 355
K
LaCie, 15, 25
LAN Manager, 186
LAN settings, 50, 140
MAC address. See Media Access Control address
Mac backup(s)
allocating storage space for, 336
configuring Time Machine for, 334–339
559
M
M
Index
Mac backup(s) (continued)
creating new disk image for, 337–339
creating shared folder for, 332–333
enabling network folders for, 334
for older machines, 343–344
restoring, 339–343
setting destination disk for, 335
with Time Machine, 331–332
Mac computer(s)
accessing shared files from, 181–185
and finding server’s IP address, 145–146
installing RDC client for, 142–143
mapping to shared printer from, 200–202
running RDC client for, 143–144
MAC filtering, 57
macros
about, 473
automation, 479, 481, 482
details of, 481, 483–484
maintenance
automating storage, 14–15
printer, 197
maintenance tasks, 141
malicious code, 503
Management icon (Backup Details dialog), 313
manual backup cleanup, 115
manual backups, 307–309
mapping, of drive letters, 178–179, 425–426, 492
master key, 55
maximum transmission unit (MTU), 402–404
MCE. See Media Center Edition
MCE events, 483
mControl (Embedded Automation)
accessing Web interface with, 477
adding devices in, 480–481
configuring settings in, 478–480
downloading, 475
editing zones in, 480
enabling automation in, 481–484
installing, 475–476
Macro Details page of, 481–484
monitoring, 476
mControl Console tab, 476
MCX. See Media Center Extenders
measurement units, 110
560
Media Access Control (MAC) address, 57, 61
Media blade, 391–392, 393
Media Center, 8
Media Center Edition (MCE)
defined, 370
Recorded TV Manager in, 449–452
Media Center Extenders (MCX), 370, 384, 449
media files, copying, 409–410
media hubs
music sharing, 373
need for, 369
photo sharing, 371–372
security for, 375
streaming media, 370–371
terminology with, 369–370
TVersity for, 376–381
video sharing, 373–374
media library sharing, 12
media server, 4
Media Server Connection, 406
Media Sharing settings
configuring, 118–119
on Console, 104
media streaming, 370–371
MediaSmart, 464
Medion, 15, 23
Medion MD 90110
illustration of, 23
specifications for, 24
medium passwords, 117
memory
commit charge vs. physical, 499
network, 505–506
virtual, 504–505
metadata, 393–395, 407, 408
mHome Automation Server, 476
Micro ATX, 28, 30
Microsoft
Communities Forum for Windows Home Server,
469–470
Web site for, 462
Microsoft Exchange, 205
Microsoft Expression Web
building Web sites with, 524–526
creating Web sites with, 524
FrontPage replaced by, 523
Index
Microsoft FrontPage, 523, 524
Microsoft Management Console (MMC), 487
Microsoft OneNote 2007
creating shared notebooks with, 220–221
multiple features of, 219
opening notebooks with, 221–222
Microsoft Outlook
Calendar feature of
about, 205–206
configuring IIS for, 207–212
creating Web site for, 208–211
enabling WebDAV for, 207–208
publishing with Outlook 2007, 212–214
publishing with Windows, 217–218
subscribing to Outlook 2007, 214–215
subscribing to Windows, 218–219
testing shared, 211–212
unsubscribing to Outlook 2007, 215–216
multiple features of, 205–206
testing mail accounts in, 230
Microsoft Outlook 2007
publishing calendar with, 212–214
subscribing to calendars with, 214–215
Microsoft Recorded TV show (.dvr-ms), 374
Microsoft Software Installer (MSI) (.msi), 454, 462, 463
Microsoft TechNet, 56
Microsoft Windows information, 124
Migration Assistant, 340, 342–343
Mini ITX, 28
MMC (Microsoft Management Console), 487
mobile devices
accessing, 437
music transfer to, 437–441
for remote access, 441–445
modules, automation-device, 480
Momento Model 70, 416
Momento Model 100, 416
monitor, 30, 65
monthly backups
about, 114
retaining, 300
mood lighting, 483
motherboard(s)
about, 18
integrated components in, 28
model number of, 124
selection of, 28, 29
mouse, 30, 65, 321
Mozilla Composer, 524
mp3 (.mp3), 373
MP3 Playlist (.m3u), 384
MP4 AVC Standard, 401
MPEG-1 (.mpg, .mpeg), 374, 399
MPEG1 Layer 3 (.mp3), 384, 398
MPEG-2 (.mpg, .mp2, .ts), 399, 400
MPEG-2 (.mpg, .mpeg, .mp2), 374
MPEG-4 (.mp4), 399, 400
MPEG-4 video, 375, 376, 384
MTU. See maximum transmission unit
MuchMusic, 417
multifunction printers, 190–191, 195
Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), 440
music, ripping, 435–436
Music folder, 100, 119, 162
music folders, 9
music players
iPod, 421–433
network, 416–417
sharing files from, 421
Zune, 433–436
music playing
with PS3, 407–408
with Xbox 360, 393
music sharing
and DRM encryption, 373
formats for, 373
MySQL database, 225
N
name(s)
computer, 139
drive, 102
first/last, 131
server, 73–74
user-account, 129–130
Napster, 417
NAS. See Network Addressable Storage
NAT. See Network Address Translation
Nero 8 Ultra Edition, 413
561
N
N
Index
Nero Burning Rom, 324
Nero Media Home, 376, 401, 409, 413
Nero Recode 2, 401
Nero ShowTime, 372, 413–414
Nero ShowTime version 4, 414
Nero Ultra edition 8, 401
Nero Ultra Suite, 414
.NET Framework, 523, 524
NETGEAR router, 58, 59, 250, 251, 258, 259
network(s)
hardware requirements for, 18–19
home
diagram of, 42
options for, 41–43
powerline adapters in, 48–49
routers in, 49–53
security of, 53–57
Windows Home Server configuration in, 58–61
wired, 43–46
wireless, 46–48
wired
Ethernet standards for, 43–44
hubs/switches for, 44–45
network interface cards for, 44
for PS3, 403–405
wireless (Wi-Fi)
and 802.11 standard, 46
adapters for, 48
extending range of, 47–48
not supported in initial WHS, 19
for PS3, 405
standards for, 47
Network Address Translation (NAT), 51, 120, 403
Network Addressable Storage (NAS), 4, 161
network connection, for PS3
Internet connection for, 403–405
Media Server Connection for, 406
settings/connection status list for, 402–403
network connection, for Xbox 360
address settings for, 88
and DHCP, 387
DNS settings for, 389
and PPPoE settings, 389
testing, 389–390
Windows Connect Now feature, 389
wireless settings for, 389
562
network connections, and system performance, 499
Network Connections control panel, 59, 60
network folders, enabling, 334
Network Health
backup status, 155
display notifications about, 93
evaluation period, 154
firewall/antivirus/spyware warnings, 156
hard drive problems, 152–153
notifications, 308
product activation, 154
remote notification of, 467–468
shared folder duplication, 153
software problems, 152
storage space, 152
viewing on Console, 147–151
Windows updates, 153–154, 156
Network Health button, 92, 103, 147–148
Network Health dialog box, 148–149, 315
network interface card (NIC), 30, 45
network memory usage, 505–506
network music players, 416–417
network path (Zune library), 434–435
Network Solutions, 253
network video players, 418
networking, with older laptops, 40
Networking tab (Task Manager), 499
New folder button, 267
New Technology File System (NTFS), 305, 360–361
NIC. See network interface card
Non Storage drives, 101
notebooks, shared, 219–222
notifications, health
enabling tray-icon, 150–151
evaluation deadline, 154
folder duplication, 153
hard-drive problems, 152–153
levels of, 148–150
product activation, 154
with Remote Notification Manager, 467–468
software problems, 152
storage-space problems, 152
Windows updates, 153–154
Windows XP vs. Vista, 155
Notifications tab (avast!), 236
Index
NTFS. See New Technology File System
NTFS (New Technology File System), 492
NVIDIA graphics processor, 397
Nvu (“N-view”), 524
O
OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), 15, 16, 25
offline status, 92
Ogg Vorbis, 376
older computers, Mac backups with, 343–344
On2Share, 372
one-time events, 483
online backup and recovery
about, 348–349
with IDrive-E, 350–355
with Jungle Disk, 355–360
with KeepVault, 349–350
Open System Authentication, 55
Opening Backup message box, 319, 320
opening backups, 318–320
operating systems
server vs. desktop, 3
Windows, 7–8
optical drive, recordable, 324
OS X
backing up in, 331
navigating directly in, 185
OS X iCal, 206
OS X Network browser, 181–184
OS X Printer Browser, 201–202
Outlook. See Microsoft Outlook
P
PacketVideo Connect software, 23
Page Setup, 196
paging file, 504
Panasonic, 370
parallel ATA (PATA), 31
parallel ports, 192
Parallels, 331
parent folder, 267
partitioning a new hard drive, 328–329
partitioning drives, 492
passphrase, 54
passwords
administrator, 116–117
guest, 135
and login, 96, 97
policy for, 117–118
remember, 97, 140
and security, 115–116
selecting, 77–78
setting, 104
updating, 93
user, 129–131
PATA (parallel ATA), 31
PC Card, 39
PC clients, accessing, 411–414
PCI Express card, 18, 48
PCI video card, 19
PCMCIA network adapter, 18
PDAs. See mobile devices
Pentium 3 (Intel), 28
Pentium 4 (Intel), 18, 29, 36
Pentium III (Intel), 18, 36
Perfmon. See Performance tool
Performance Monitor Wizard, 502
performance optimization
Advanced settings, 503, 504
Data Execution Prevention setting, 503
need for, 502
network memory usage, 505–506
options for, 503
Virtual Memory settings, 504–505
Visual Effects settings, 503
Performance tab (Task Manager), 498–499
Performance tool (Perfmon)
adding counters to graphs with, 500, 501
creating new logs with, 502
editing properties of monitor with, 501
Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI), 18, 48
permanent unique address codes
Insteon, 474, 481
Z-Wave, 475, 481
permissions, user, 488–489
Personal Computer Memory Card International
Association (PCMCIA) network adapter, 18, 40
personal digital assistants (PDAs). See mobile devices
personal folders, 10, 164–165
563
P
P
Index
Personal Video Recorders, 5
Phoenix - Award BIOS, 67
Phoenix BIOS, 66–67
photo albums
PS3, 407
Whiist, 466
photo frames, 414–416
photo sharing
formats for, 372
HP Photo Webshare for, 21
with media hub, 371–372
photos, uploading, 466–467
Photos folder, 9, 100, 119, 162
PhotoSync, 466–467
Pico Electronics, 472
picture viewing
with PS3, 406–407
with Xbox 360, 393
piggybacking, 472
ping servername, 145
PIXMA MP830 multifunction printer (Canon), 190–191
playback, 447
Playlist setting, 408
PlaysForSure certification, 417
PlayStation 3 (PS3)
audio formats, 398
capabilities of, 397
configuring network connection to, 402–406
copying media files to, 409–410
Ethernet port in, 401
as game console/convergence device, 397
image formats, 398
music playing on, 407–408
picture viewing on, 406–407
streaming media with, 406–410
transcoding for, 399–401
and TVersity transcoder, 399–400
video formats, 399
video streaming on, 408–409
Windows Home Server connection to, 406
PlayStation Portable (PSP) portable game unit, 402
plug and play, 8, 16
.png. See Portable Network Graphics
Pocket Player 3.5, 440–441
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), 389, 404
POP3. See Post Office Protocol version 3
564
port(s)
blocked, 258–263
default Web site, 512–513
number of router, 49
opening mail, 226–227
printer, 192, 194, 197
for Remote Access, 247
Port 25, 226, 227
Port 80, 247, 251, 258, 278, 512, 513
Port 110, 226, 227
Port 143, 226, 227
Port 443, 247, 251, 258, 278, 512, 513
Port 3389, 287
Port 4125, 247, 251, 278
Port 55000, 512
Port 56000, 512
port forwarding
automatic configuration of, 248–250
manual configuration of, 251–252
for remote access, 245–247
and routers, 51, 52
and static IP address or reserved DHCP, 227
for UPnP routers, 494
port opening, 287
Portable Network Graphics (.png), 372, 384, 398
Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3)
hMailServer support for, 224
mail port for, 227
power consumption, 22, 37
power supply
about, 30
and backups, 296
power transformers, 473
Power Users group, 489
PowerLinc 1132cu controller, 473
PowerLinc 2414S serial port controller, 474
PowerLinc 2414U USB port controller, 474, 480
powerline adapter, 48–49
PPPoE. See Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
print job spooling, 197
print order, 196
print server, 4
Printer Properties, 196–198
printers
adding, 191–195
drivers for, 190–191
Index
installing, 189–195
mapping to shared, 198–202
Plug and Play, 192–194
setting options for, 196–198
Printing Preferences, 196
privacy policy, 112
Processes tab (Task Manager), 498
processor scheduling, 503
product activation
code for, 72–73
notifications about, 154
product key, 72–73
programming add-ins, with Visual Studio Express
Edition. See Visual Studio Express Edition
Programs tab (Remote Desktop), 140
properties, editing performance-monitor, 501
properties, user, 131–133
Properties button (avast!), 235–237
Properties dialog box, 520–522
proxy server, 404
PS3. See PlayStation 3
PSP (PlayStation Portable) portable game unit, 402
Public folder, 10, 100, 162
publishing calendars
with Outlook 2007, 212–214
stopping, 215, 216
with Windows Calendar, 217–218
Q
question mark (?), 269
QuickTime, 376, 384
R
radio, live Internet, 376, 377
radio frequency (RF) protocol, 472, 475
RAM (random access memory)
for HP MediaSmart Server, 20
information about, 124
minimum requirements for, 29, 36
and system performance, 499
for Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 22
randomness, 483
RDC client. See Remote Desktop Connection client
read and write access, 489–490
read-only access, 132, 489
Real Media, 386
Real Video, 376
Really Simple Syndication (RSS), 414
RealVNC, 289
Reconnect if connection is dropped, 140
recordable optical drive, 324
Recorded TV Manager
installing, 449–450
rules creation in, 451–452
recording media to server
applications for, 447
direct, 453–457
with Recorded TV Manager, 449–452
with SageTV, 454–457
television, 447–448
with TV tuner, 453
video, 449–452
recovery volume, 306
recurring events, 483
Red Kawa PS3 Video 9, 400
red status icon, 92, 150
redundant array of independent disk (RAID), 169
Refresh button (avast!), 235
Region settings, 104, 110, 111
Regional and Keyboard Settings page, 71–72
registration, 80–82
reinstallation
of Connector, 93–94
of Windows Home Server, 82–83
Remember Windows Home Server password, 97
Remote Access
accessing computers with, 284–286
benefits of, 276
client-computers configuration for, 278–281
configuring. See configuring Remote Access
connecting Console to, 283–284
connecting server’s desktop to, 286–288
controlling computers with, 275
enabling, 128, 131
function of, 12–13
Internet Explorer configuration for, 281–283
with Remote Desktop, 275–288
router configuration for, 277–278
with VNC, 288–291
Windows versions supporting, 277
remote access server, 4
565
R
R
Index
Remote Access settings
on Console, 105
domain name, 121, 247, 252–255
purpose of, 119
router configuration, 120–121, 247–252
Web site connectivity, 120, 247, 248
Web site settings, 121–123, 247, 255–256
Remote Access status, 105
Remote Desktop
and HP MediaSmart Server, 19
purpose of, 137
Task Manager access from, 497
VNC alternative to, 288–291
Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client
connecting Windows Home Server to, 140–141
customizing settings for, 138–140
downloading, 138
finding server’s IP address from, 145–146
Mac access to, 142–145
on Windows XP/Vista, 138
Remote Desktop Users group, 489
Remote Desktop window, 140–141
Remote direct URL, 510
remote management, 57
Remote Notification Manager, 467–468
Remote sites, viewing, 513
Remote Web Workplace, 247
Remove Computer button, 98–99
Remove User Account Wizard, 133–134
rename, file or folder, 273
Rename button, 268
renderer, 370
repeaters, 474
Reset Windows Home Server Console, 97
resolution
high definition, 374
of mobile device screen, 444
photo-frame, 415, 416
Remote Desktop, 139
screen, 96, 285
video-card, 19
resources, Windows Home Server, 105
Resources page, 124–125
Restore CD
and copying device drivers, 323–324
creating a new, 324
566
preparing the, 324–325
using the, 325–330
Restore Computer wizard, 327–330
restoring backups
copying device drivers for, 323–324
of files/folders, 320–322
Mac backups, 339–343
need for, 317
with Restore CD, 323–330
server folder backups, 363–364
restoring previous file versions, 180
restoring Time Machine backups
from external drive, 340–341
of individual files, 339
with Migration Assistant, 342–343
of system, 340
retention, backup, 299–300, 312
revolutions per minute (RPMs), 18
RF protocol. See radio frequency protocol
Rhapsody, 417
ribbon cable, 31
right-clicking, 321
ripping music, 435–436
RJ-45 connectors, 43–45
Roku SoundBridge, 417
router(s)
for home networks, 42–43
models of, 50
and network planning, 44
selecting, 49
and Universal Plug and Play, 52–53
for Web site access, 12, 13
router configuration
automatic, 248–250
DHCP server setting, 50–51
LAN setting, 50
manual, 251–252
port forwarding setting, 51, 52
Remote Access settings for, 120–121, 247–252,
277–278
setting for, 247
site/service blocking setting, 51
status indicator for, 120–121
UPnP, 52
WAN port setting, 50
Router Status indicator, 120–121
Index
RO_x groups, 489–490
Roxio Easy Media Creator, 324, 325
RS232 serial port, 473
RSS (Really Simple Syndication), 414
rules, Recorded TV Manager, 451–452
RW_x groups, 489–490
S
S3. See Simple Storage Service
SageTV
client application of, 454–457
downloading components from, 457
installing, 454
SageTV Client Installation Wizard, 454–457
Samba, 186
Samsung, 370
SATA hard drives
cost of, 18, 32
in HP MediaSmart Server, 20
in Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 22
in Velocity Micro, 24
satellite connection, 42
Scan all button (avast!), 235
Scan history button (avast!), 235
Scan Scheduler tab (avast!), 236–237
scene setting, 472
scheduling
backups, 297–299
scans, 236–237
server folder backups, 361–363
screen resolution, 96
screen size, 285
scrolling, 444–445
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface), 31
SeaMonkey (Mozilla), 524
search, file, 269–270
Search button, 268
secure communications, 522
secure socket layer (SSL) connections
about, 512
and blocked ports, 258, 260, 262
and virtual directory, 209
security
for media file sharing, 119
for media hubs, 375
and passwords, 115–116
printer, 197, 198
with Remote Desktop, 276
and Xbox 360, 389
security certificate, 283
security images, 472
security log, 494
security settings, Web site, 521, 522
Self Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology
(SMART), 152
Sempron (AMD), 18, 20, 29
separator pages, 197
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
connectors, 28
serial ATA (SATA). See also SATA hard drives
description of, 31
illustration of, 32
server(s)
caution about working directly on, 79, 80
defined, 3
finding IP address of, 145–146
for home use, 4–6
installing Connect from, 89–91
turning on, 105
types of, 4
server application, 3
server folder backup(s)
changing scheduled tasks of, 364–365
to external hard drive, 360–365
of full system, 348
with IDrive-E, 350–355
with Jungle Disk, 355–360
with KeepVault, 349–350
need for, 347
to online services, 348–360
restoring, 363–364
scheduling, 361–363
of shared folders, 348
Server Message Blocks (SMBs), 185–186
server name, 73–74
server operating system(s), 3, 8
server side scripting, 521
Server Storage drives, 101
Server Storage tab, 14–15, 33, 34, 101–102, 301–302
server’s desktop, connecting to, 286–288
567
S
S
Index
service account, TVersity, 378–380
service blocking, 51
Service Set Identifier (SSID), 47, 389, 405
Services console, 493–494
Settings button, 104
Settings dialog box, 104–105
shadow copies
accessing, 179–181
configuring, 171–173
recovering deleted files from, 273
Shadow Copy Client, 179
shared files, 5
Shared Folder Access tab, 132–133
shared folders
accessing
directly, 177
from Linux computers, 186–188
from Mac computers, 181–185
with mapped drive letters, 178–179
with OS X navigation, 185
in OS X Network browser, 181–184
and Server Message Blocks, 186
of shadow copies, 179–181
tray/desktop shortcuts for, 93, 175–176
user properties for, 132–133
with Windows Explorer, 176–177
from Windows PCs, 175–181
adding, 165–167
backups of, 348
browsing, 266–269
built-in, 162–163
Console management of, 100–101
default, 9–10
deleting, 273
downloading, 270–271
duplicating, 169–173
HP MediaSmart Control Center interface to, 21
for iCalendar, 208–209
for Mac backups, 332–333
media, 118–119
nonremovable, 100
personal, 164–165
purpose of, 161
remotely accessing, 265–266
568
removing, 167
and removing users, 133–134
renaming, 273
searching for, 269–270
setting properties of, 168
shadow copies for, 171–173
uploading, 272
user access to, 100, 129
viewing contents of, 168–169
viewing history of, 169
viewing lists of, 10
Shared Folders tab, 100–101
Shared Folders task, 93
Shared Key Authentication, 55
shared printers
enabling, 196
mapping to, 198–202
Shoutcast, 440
Shut Down button, 105
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), 467
hMailServer support for, 224
host name for, 229–230
outbound mail port for, 226
Simple Storage Service (S3), 355–357
Simple Volume wizard, 329
Single Instance Storage, 296–297
site blocking, 51
Slim Systems, 416
Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) (“skuzzy”), 31
Small Net Builder, 46
SMART (Self Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting
Technology), 152
smart phones. See mobile devices
SmartHome, 473, 474
SmartLabs, Inc., 474
SMBs. See Server Message Blocks
SMTP. See Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Snapfish, 21
socket modules, 473, 474
software, notifications about problems with, 152
Software folder, 10, 89–91, 100, 162, 463
Sony, 370, 397
sorting, 269
sound settings, 140
Index
SoundBridge Radio, 417
speeds
connection, 140, 285
Ethernet, 43, 44
Insteon, 474
laptop, 40
and switchers, 46
wireless, 47
and wireless bridges, 58
spyware, notifications about problems with, 156
Squeezebox (Slim Systems), 416
SSID. See Service Set Identifier
SSID broadcasting, 57
stand-alone Web sites, 512
Standard View (of Services console), 493
standardized back panel, 28
standby mode, 297
Start main avast console (avast!), 235
static electricity, 30
static IP address(es)
configuring, 58–61
dynamic vs., 50
and port forwarding, 227, 251
potential need for, 58
purchasing, 252
reserving addresses for, 51
for Xbox 360, 388
status, drive, 102
Status (Backup Details dialog), 313
status bar, Console, 105–106
Status indicator (View Backups list), 312
Steam (Valve Software), 239–241
storage
adding, 32–34
automating maintenance of, 14–15
of backups, 301–302
Console management of, 101–102
hard drive requirements for, 18
interfaces for, 31
notifications about problems with, 152
price/size of, 32
Single Instance, 296–297
upgrading laptop, 38–39
storage allocation, 494
storage pool, 74, 101, 102, 491, 504
storage space
for Mac backups, 336
monitoring, 152
for restored files, 321–322
streaming media
and copying media files, 409–410
enabling, 370–371
function of, 12
with LobsterTunes, 439–440
music playing, 393–394, 407–408
picture viewing, 393, 406–407
with Pocket Player 3.5, 440, 441
with PS3, 406–410
and security, 375
video, 394–395, 408–409
with Xbox 360, 393–395
streaming media services, 494
strong passwords, 77, 116–118
subdomains, 252, 254
subnet mask, 59, 388
subscribing to calendars
with Outlook 2007, 214–215
with Windows Calendar, 218–219
sunrise, 483
sunset, 483
Super G, 47
SuperDuper!, 343–345
support, 125
swap file, 504
switch, 46
System blade, 387, 391
system cache, 503
system log, 494
system memory usage, 503
system tray icon. See tray icon(s)
T
Tagged Image File Format (.tif, .tiff), 372, 384, 398
Task Manager
Applications tab, 498
launching, 497
Networking tab, 499
569
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Index
Task Manager (continued)
Performance tab, 498–499
Processes tab, 498
Users tab, 500
TCP listening port, 512
Team Fortress game, 239
Temporal Key Integrity Program (TKIP), 55
Terminal Services, 276, 444–445. See also Remote
Desktop
text mode installation screen, 76
text search, 270
thermostat control, 472
third-party software, 461
TightVNC, 289
Time (Backup Details dialog), 313
time format, 71, 72
Time Machine
backups with, 331–332
configuring, 334–339
restoring backups with, 339–343
time of day, 483
time range, 483
time settings, 104, 110, 111, 113–114
time synchronization, 110
timers, 473
TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Program), 55
toolbar, browser, 267–268
tools, Windows Home Server
administrative, 486–496
Advanced setting, 503
for advanced uses, 485
Computer Management MMC, 487–492
Data Execution Prevention, 503
Event Viewer, 494–496
network memory-usage optimizer, 505–506
performance monitoring, 500–502
performance optimization, 502–506
Services console, 493–494
Task Manager, 497–500
Virtual Memory settings, 504–505
Visual Effects setting, 503
Toshiba, 370
touch screen, 444
TranCool cooling system, 23
570
Tranquil PC Limited
illustration of, 22
size of, 22
specifications for, 22–23
transceiver modules, X10, 473
transcoding
manually, 386, 400–401
“on the fly,” 385–386
for PS3, 399–401
with TVersity, 376
for Xbox 360, 394
transformers, power, 473
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) port, 512
tray icon(s)
enabling notifications in, 150–151
location of, 91
receiving notifications in, 150
for shared folders, 175–176
status indicators in, 92
task menu of, 92–93
triggers, editing, 483, 484
Trusted Sites, 282
Turn Off Backups, 310
TV, live Internet, 376, 377
TV recording, 447–448
TV recordings, 307
TV Tuner, 453
TVersity
features of, 376
installing, 376–381
PS3 transcoding with, 399–401
support for, 400
transcoding with, 385–386
Xbox 360 transcoding with, 394
twisted pair cabling, 43
U
Ubuntu, 186
UltraVNC, 289–290
UNC nomenclature, 380–381
Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
for home Web site, 513
remote direct, 510
uninstall, of add-ins, 464
Index
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
for client software, 411–414
for network music/video players, 416–418
and port forwarding automatic configuration,
248–250
in PS3, 397
and remote access, 277
and router configuration, 49, 52–53, 120
for Wi-Fi photo frames, 414–416
Universal Plug and Play/Digital Living Network Alliance
(UPnP/DLNA) servers, 383
Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectors, 28
Universal Serial Bus (USB) network adapter, 18
Unlock Toolbar, 91, 177
unsubscribing to calendars, 215, 216
Up to parent button, 267
Update Password, 93, 130–131
updates, automatic, 78
upgrades, computer
benefits of, 35
desktop, 36
laptop, 37–40
upload, file, 272
Upload button, 268
UPnP. See Universal Plug and Play
UPnP AV standards, 370
UPnP AV/DNLA media server, 376
UPnP Forum, 249, 370
UPnP routers, port forwarding for, 494
URL. See Uniform Resource Locator
USB 2.0, 18
USB 2.0 ports
for HP MediaSmart Server, 20
and older laptops, 39
for Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA, 23
USB connectors, 28
USB controller, 473
USB DVD ROM drive, 19
USB enclosure, for laptop hard drive, 39
USB flash drive
backing up to, 360
copying device drivers to, 323–324
USB network adapter, 18
USB ports, 14, 192
USB stick tuner, 453
USB to parallel port adapter, 192
USB wireless adapter, 387
user access, for shared folders, 167
user accounts
adding new, 127–131, 488
and built-in shared folders, 163
editing, 488
group permissions for, 488–490
matching names on computer and server, 129–130
matching passwords on computer and server,
130–131
number of allowed, 127
personal shared folders with, 164–165
removing, 133–134
setting properties for, 131–133
User Accounts Password Policy, 117
User Accounts tab, 99–100, 127–128
user information, gathering, 68–69
user properties, 131–133
users, viewing local, 487–490
Users group, 489
Users tab (Task Manager), 500
V
Valve Software, 239–241
Velocity Micro, 24
vendors of, 25
version information, 125
versions, view server software, 105
Via technologies, 28
video card, 19, 30, 36
Video CD format, 399
video formats
PS3, 399
Xbox 360, 384–385
video game consoles, 5
video players, network, 418
video sharing
formats for, 374
growth of, 373
video source device, 456
video streaming
with PS3, 408–409
with Xbox 360, 394–395
Videos folder, 9, 100, 119, 163
571
V
V
Index
view(s)
Services-console, 493
Zone, 477–478
View Backup Status, 93
View Backups dialog, 311–312
View History, 169
View Toolbar, 91
viewing
backed up files, 317–320
backups, 310–314
default home Web site, 513–514
history of shared folders, 169
home Web sites, 513
local users/groups, 487–490
of local users/groups, 487–490
Network Health, 147–151
of previous file versions, 180
with PS3, 406–407
remote sites, 513
server software versions, 105
shared folder content, 168–169
of shared folder contents, 168–169
of shared folder history, 169
shared folders, 10
streaming media, 393, 406–407
Windows backups, 301–302
on Xbox 360, 393
zones, 477–478
virtual directory
creating, 209–211, 518–520
home Web sites hosted with, 513
Virtual Directory Creation Wizard, 519
Virtual Directory tab, 521
Virtual Memory settings, 503–504
Virtual Network Computing (VNC), 288–291
Vista. See Windows Vista
Vista Media Center PC, 448
Vista SideShow, 416
Visual Effects settings tab, 503
Visual Studio 2008, 523
Visual Studio Express Edition
about, 523
building add-ins with, 530–533
building DLL with, 541, 542
creating Console tab with, 532, 534–541
572
creating deployment package with, 541–545
Dynamic-Link Libraries for, 528–529
free download of, 527, 528
installing Visual C#, 528
selecting language for, 528
Visual Web Developer Express Edition, 523
VM Ware, 331
Volume Shadow Copy services, 171–173
Volume Shadow Service (VSS) scheduler, 171
Volumes in Backup (Backup Details dialog), 313
W
wall outlets, 474
wall plates, 46
wall sockets, 473
wall switches, 473, 474
WAN port, 50
warning messages, 495
Wave (.wav), 373, 384, 398
We Got Served, 468–469
weak passwords, 117
Web browsers, 257–258, 524
Web interface, mControl access to, 477
Web server, 4
Web Service Extensions folder (IIS Manager), 512
Web site(s)
accessing, 257–258
ASP.NET settings for, 522
building tools for, 52–526
creating new, 518–523
creating virtual directory for, 518–520
Custom Errors settings for, 522
default, 510–514
Directory Security settings for, 521, 522
Documents settings for, 521
Expression Web software for building, 524–526
hosting, 509
HTTP Headers settings for, 522
IIS Manager for, 511–513
images on, 514–516
links on, 516–517
modifying default.htm page of, 522–523
modifying Home, 514–518
Index
Remote Access settings for connectivity to, 120, 247,
248
removing Logon button from, 517
software for building, 523–526
viewing Home/Remote Access, 513–514
Virtual Directory settings for, 521
Whiist for creating, 465–466
Web Site connectivity button, 120, 247, 248
Web site headline, 122
Web site home page, 121–122
Web site settings
ASP.NET tab, 522
configuring, 255–256, 520–522
Custom Errors tab, 522
Directory Security tab, 521, 522
Documents tab, 521
headline, 122
home page/remote access page, 121–123
HTTP Headers tab, 522
Remote Access settings, 121–123, 247
Virtual Directory tab, 521
Web Sites folder (IIS Manager), 512
Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning
(WebDAV) protocol, 207–208
WebDAV folders, 211–212
WebDrive, 356
WebShare (Hewlett-Packard), 464
weekly backups
making, 114
retaining, 299
Welcome button, 76–77
WEP. See Wired Equivalent Privacy
WEP2 standard, 55
Western Digital GreenPower drive, 22
What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), 523, 524
Whiist (Windows Home Internet Information Services
Toolkit), 465–466, 517
wide area networks (WANs), 50
WiFi. See wireless networks
WiFi photo frames, 414–416
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), 55, 56, 405
wildcard search, 269
Winamp, 372
WinAVI, 385, 386, 394, 400
Winbind, 186
Windows 2000, 190
Windows 2000 Server, 8
Windows 2003 Resource Kit Tools, 324
Windows 2003 Small Business Server (SBS), 485
Windows backup(s)
configuring, 303–307
details of, 312–314
disabling/enabling, 309–310
failure notifications from, 314–315
manual, 307–309
retention management for, 312
status of, 312
viewing, 301–302, 310–314
Windows Calendar
publishing with, 217–218
subscribing with, 218–219
Windows Connect Now, 389
Windows Defender, 156
Windows Error Reporting Program, 79, 104, 112–113
Windows Explorer
accessing shared folders with, 176–177
browsing previous file versions with, 181
shared folders on Console vs., 166
and storage space for restored files, 321–322
viewing backups in, 319, 320
Windows Firewall
about, 226–227
and blocked ports, 261–262
and remote access client computers, 280–281
and TVersity, 376, 380
Windows for Workgroups, 186
Windows Home Server
activating
within grace period, 79, 80
over Internet, 80–81
over telephone, 82
add-ins for, 13–14
backups with, 11
building, 16
Console of
Computers & Backup tab, 98–99, 307
Help button, 106
importance of, 9
573
W
W
Index
Console of (continued)
interface components of, 97–98
launching, 92, 95–97
logging into, 96–97
Network Health button, 103
remote access to, 283–284
Server Storage tab, 101–102
Settings dialog box, 104–105
Shared Folders tab, 100–101
Shut Down button, 105
status bar, 105–106
User Accounts tab, 99–100
and desktop operating systems for Windows, 7–8
diagram of, 6
and Disk Management utility, 491
installing
activation step, 79–82
boot order for, 65–67
and Customer Experience Improvement
Program, 79
from DVD, 68
erase data warning, 71
formatting hard drives, 74–75
hard-drive configuration, 69–70
licensing agreement, 72–73
localization settings, 71–72
new installation, 70–71
password selection, 77–78
reinstallation, 82–83
server name, 73–74
Setup Wizard, 68–69
startup step, 75–76
updating automatically, 78
and Windows Error Reporting Program, 79
media library sharing with, 12
plug-and-play, 8
purchasing complete, 15–16
reinstalling, 82–83
releases of, 6
remote access with, 12–13
and server operating systems for Windows, 8
Shared folders in, 9–10
storage maintenance automation with, 14–15
and Windows OS family tree, 7
574
Windows Home Server Archiver, 494
Windows Home Server Code4Fame challenge, 441
Windows Home Server Community, 125
Windows Home Server Computer Backup, 494
Windows Home Server Console task, 92
Windows Home Server Drive Letter Service, 494
Windows Home Server for Restore folder, 323
Windows Home Server Operating System, 30
Windows Home Server password. See administrator
password
Windows Home Server Port Forwarding, 494
Windows Home Server Product Support page, 125
Windows Home Server Remote Access page, 121–123
Windows Home Server Storage Manager, 494
Windows Home Server System Builder edition, 16, 19, 65
Windows Home Server Transport Service, 494
Windows Home Server Users group, 489
Windows Live, 252–254
Windows Live Custom Domain Service, 494
Windows logs, 495
Windows Mail, testing mail accounts in, 230–232
Windows maintenance tasks, 141
Windows Media Audio (.wma), 373, 384, 398, 417
Windows Media Connect (WMC)
about, 12
defined, 370
limitations of, 375
on Windows Media Player, 412
Windows Media Connect Service, 494
Windows Media Player, 386, 394
Windows Media Player 11, 412
Windows Media Playlist (.wpl), 384
Windows Media Video (.wmv)
about, 374, 418
transcoding to, 385–386
for Xbox 360 and Windows Home Server, 384
Windows Mobile
music transfer to, 437–441
remote access with, 441–445
Windows OS family tree, 7
Windows Server 2003, 6, 8, 69, 141, 189, 190
Windows Server 2003 Standard SP2 (service pack 2), 6
Windows Update settings, 104, 111–112
Index
Windows Updates, notifications about problems with,
153–154, 156
Windows Vista
accessing shared files from, 175–181
accessing shared folders with, 176
antispyware program on, 156
calendars on, 217–219
as desktop operating system, 8
focus of, 6
mapping to shared printer from, 198–199
MCE in, 449
New Technology File System (NTFS), 305
notifications on, 155
and remote access client computers, 279–280
Remote Desktop Connection client on, 138
Windows Media Player 11 for, 412
Windows Vista Business Edition, 277, 279
Windows Vista Enterprise Edition, 277, 279
Windows Vista Media Center Edition (MCE), 383
Windows Vista Premium Edition, 8, 370
Windows Vista Ultimate Edition, 8, 277, 279, 370
Windows XP
accessing shared files from, 175–181
accessing shared folders with, 177
as desktop operating system, 7–8
mapping to shared printer from, 200
New Technology File System (NTFS), 305
notifications on, 155
and remote access client computers, 278–279
Remote Desktop Connection client on, 138
streaming media to, 372
Windows XP Media Center Edition, 8, 370, 383, 449
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, 277
Windows XP Professional, 8
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (SP2), 277
Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), 389
Windows XP Tablet Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2), 277
WinRAR, 271
WinZip, 271
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), 54–56, 405
wired networks
Ethernet standards for, 43–44
hubs/switches for, 44–45
network interface cards for, 44
for PS3, 403–405
Wireless Access Point (WAP), 43, 46
wireless adapters
about, 48
and Xbox 360, 389
wireless bridge, 47–48, 58, 387, 401
wireless devices, 43
wireless network adapters, 19
wireless (Wi-Fi) networks
and 802.11 standard, 46
adapters for, 48
extending range of, 47–48
not supported in initial WHS, 19
for PS3, 405
standards for, 47
wireless range extender, 48
wireless security
enhancing, 58
hiding, 47
importance of, 53
resource for, 56
selecting standard for, 56
WEP, 54–55
WPA, 55, 56
wireless settings (Xbox 360), 389
wireless technologies, costs of, 42
wizards
Add Printer Wizard, 192–195
Add User Wizard, 128–129
Backup Configuration Wizard, 304–306
Domain Name Setup Wizard, 253–255
Guest Account Wizard, 134–135
Hardware Update Wizard, 453
Performance Monitor Wizard, 502
Remove User Account Wizard, 133–134
Restore Computer wizard, 327–330
SageTV Client Installation Wizard, 454–457
Setup Wizard, 68–69
Simple Volume wizard, 329
Virtual Directory Creation Wizard, 519
WMV format, 399
World Wide Web, 4, 5
World Wide Web Publishing Service, 494
WPA2 standard, 55, 56
WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get), 523, 524
575
W
X
Index
X
X10 protocol
controllers with, 473
description of, 472
device modules with, 473
early use of, 471
information about, 474
limitations of, 473–474
transceiver modules with, 473
X10 RF controllers, 473
x86 compatible CPUs, 28
Xbox 360
audio formats, 384
configuring network connection to, 387–390
as game console/convergence device, 383
image formats, 384
MCE functionality in, 449
as MCX device, 370
music playing on, 393–394
picture viewing on, 393
streaming media with, 393–395
transcoding for, 385–386
and TVersity transcoder, 385–386
video formats, 384–385
video streaming on, 394–395
Windows Home Server connection to, 390–393
576
Xbox Live Marketplace, 383
Xcross Media Bar (XMB), 402
Xvid protocol, 418
Y
yellow status icon, 92, 150
Z
zip files, 271
Zone View, 477–478
zones
automation setting for, 479
configuring settings for, 478, 479
defined, 477
editing, 480, 481
managing, 478, 480
viewing, 477–478
Zune
adding network path for, 434–435
limitations of, 433
ripping music to server from, 435–436
Z-Wave, 475