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When was the last time you backed up your home computer? If your household is a hodge-podge of unconnected laptops, desktops, and printers, it's time to bring order and peace of mind by creating your own secure home network with Windows Home Server (WHS) and this comprehensive guide. From protecting your data against hardware failures to organizing all of your family's digital media onto one central hub, this practical reference covers all the techniques and step-by-step instruction you need to succeed.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Authors
  3. Credits
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
    1. About the Icons
    2. How This Book Is Organized
      1. Part I: Getting Started
      2. Part II: Installing and Configuring
      3. Part III: File and Printer Sharing
      4. Part IV: Remote Access
      5. Part V: Creating Backups
      6. Part VI: Building a Media Hub
      7. Part VII: Advanced Topics
  6. I. Getting Started
    1. 1. Introducing Windows Home Server
      1. 1.1. Defining a Server
      2. 1.2. Bringing Home a Server
      3. 1.3. Exploring the Windows Home Server
        1. 1.3.1. Figuring out the Windows family tree
          1. 1.3.1.1. Windows desktop operating systems
          2. 1.3.1.2. Windows server operating systems
        2. 1.3.2. The minimalist philosophy
      4. 1.4. Touring the Features
        1. 1.4.1. Understanding the Windows Home Server Console
        2. 1.4.2. Finding out about Shared folders
        3. 1.4.3. Making backups
        4. 1.4.4. Media library sharing
        5. 1.4.5. Remote access
        6. 1.4.6. Add-ins
        7. 1.4.7. Automating storage maintenance
      5. 1.5. Buying or Building
        1. 1.5.1. The complete solution
        2. 1.5.2. The DIY option
      6. 1.6. Summary
    2. 2. Choosing Windows Home Server Hardware
      1. 2.1. Understanding Hardware Requirements
        1. 2.1.1. CPU requirements
        2. 2.1.2. Hard drive requirements
        3. 2.1.3. Network requirements
        4. 2.1.4. Video card requirements
        5. 2.1.5. DVD ROM drive
      2. 2.2. Choosing Windows Home Server Systems
        1. 2.2.1. HP MediaSmart Server
          1. 2.2.1.1. Control Center
          2. 2.2.1.2. HP Photo Webshare
        2. 2.2.2. Tranquil PC Limited T7-HSA
        3. 2.2.3. Medion MD 90110
        4. 2.2.4. Velocity Micro
        5. 2.2.5. Others
      3. 2.3. Summary
    3. 3. Building a Windows Home Server
      1. 3.1. Choosing Components
      2. 3.2. Putting It Together
      3. 3.3. Managing Storage
        1. 3.3.1.
          1. 3.3.1.1. Sizing up your needs
          2. 3.3.1.2. Adding additional storage
          3. 3.3.1.3. Removing a hard drive
      4. 3.4. Upgrading an Old Computer
        1. 3.4.1. Reusing a desktop
        2. 3.4.2. Reusing a laptop
          1. 3.4.2.1. Upgrading storage
          2. 3.4.2.2. Networking options
      5. 3.5. Summary
    4. 4. Creating a Home Network
      1. 4.1. Networking Options
        1. 4.1.1. Building a wired network
          1. 4.1.1.1. Ethernet standards
          2. 4.1.1.2. Network interface cards
          3. 4.1.1.3. Handling unique situations
        2. 4.1.2. Building a wireless network
          1. 4.1.2.1. Wireless standards
          2. 4.1.2.2. Extending your reach
          3. 4.1.2.3. Wireless adapters
        3. 4.1.3. Alternative network connectivity
      2. 4.2. Choosing and Configuring a Router
      3. 4.3. Configuring Wireless Security
        1. 4.3.1. Exploring Wi-Fi security
          1. 4.3.1.1. Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
          2. 4.3.1.2. Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
        2. 4.3.2. Choosing a security standard
      4. 4.4. Configuring Windows Home Server
        1. 4.4.1. Configuring a static IP address
        2. 4.4.2. Reserving a DHCP address
      5. 4.5. Summary
  7. II. Installing and Configuring
    1. 5. Installing Windows Home Server
      1. 5.1. Preparing for Installation
        1. 5.1.1. Making sure the boot order is correct
          1. 5.1.1.1. Phoenix BIOS
          2. 5.1.1.2. AMI BIOS
          3. 5.1.1.3. Award BIOS
        2. 5.1.2. Booting from the installation DVD
        3. 5.1.3. Gathering information
          1. 5.1.3.1. Configuring hard drives
          2. 5.1.3.2. Choosing an installation type
          3. 5.1.3.3. Choosing localization settings
          4. 5.1.3.4. Installation agreement
          5. 5.1.3.5. Name your server
          6. 5.1.3.6. Formatting the hard drives
        4. 5.1.4. Starting the installation
      2. 5.2. Completing the Installation
        1. 5.2.1. Choosing a password
        2. 5.2.2. Automatic updates
        3. 5.2.3. Customer Experience Improvement Program
        4. 5.2.4. Windows Error Reporting Program
        5. 5.2.5. Activating Windows Home Server
      3. 5.3. Reinstalling Windows Home Server
      4. 5.4. Summary
    2. 6. Installing the Connector
      1. 6.1. Installing from the CD
      2. 6.2. Installing from the Server
        1. 6.2.1. Finding the Software shared folder
        2. 6.2.2. Accessing the Software shared folder directly
      3. 6.3. Using the Tray Icon
        1. 6.3.1. Exploring the tray icon status indicators
          1. 6.3.1.1. Healthy
          2. 6.3.1.2. Offline
          3. 6.3.1.3. Backing up
          4. 6.3.1.4. At risk
          5. 6.3.1.5. Critical
        2. 6.3.2. The tray icon menu
      4. 6.4. Reinstalling the Connector
      5. 6.5. Summary
    3. 7. Touring the Console
      1. 7.1. Launching the Console
      2. 7.2. Exploring the Console Interface
        1. 7.2.1. Computers & Backup tab
        2. 7.2.2. User Accounts tab
        3. 7.2.3. Shared Folders tab
        4. 7.2.4. Server Storage tab
        5. 7.2.5. Network Health button
      3. 7.3. Discovering Additional Console Features
        1. 7.3.1. Settings
        2. 7.3.2. Shutdown
        3. 7.3.3. The Console status bar
        4. 7.3.4. Help
      4. 7.4. Summary
    4. 8. Configuring Windows Home Server
      1. 8.1. Configuring General Settings
        1. 8.1.1. Setting the date and time
        2. 8.1.2. Choosing a region
        3. 8.1.3. Running Windows Update
        4. 8.1.4. Customer Experience Improvement Program
        5. 8.1.5. Windows Error Reporting
      2. 8.2. Modifying Backup Settings
        1. 8.2.1. Setting backup time
        2. 8.2.2. Managing automatic backups
        3. 8.2.3. Running Backup Cleanup
      3. 8.3. Setting and Changing Passwords
        1. 8.3.1. Changing the administrator password
        2. 8.3.2. Choosing a password policy
      4. 8.4. Configuring Media Sharing
      5. 8.5. Setting Remote Access
        1. 8.5.1. Enabling Web site connectivity
        2. 8.5.2. Configuring the router
        3. 8.5.3. Setting up a domain name
        4. 8.5.4. Configuring Web site settings
          1. 8.5.4.1. Web Site Home Page
          2. 8.5.4.2. Web Site Headline
      6. 8.6. Using Add-ins
      7. 8.7. Finding Helpful Resources
      8. 8.8. Summary
    5. 9. Managing Users
      1. 9.1. Adding a New User Account
        1. 9.1.1. Matching account names
        2. 9.1.2. Matching passwords
      2. 9.2. Setting User Properties
      3. 9.3. Removing a User
      4. 9.4. Enabling the Guest Account
      5. 9.5. Summary
    6. 10. Managing the Server with Remote Desktop
      1. 10.1. Using Remote Desktop
        1. 10.1.1. Downloading Remote Desktop Connection
        2. 10.1.2. Customizing Remote Desktop settings
          1. 10.1.2.1. General tab
          2. 10.1.2.2. Display tab
          3. 10.1.2.3. Local Resources tab
          4. 10.1.2.4. Programs tab
          5. 10.1.2.5. Experience tab
          6. 10.1.2.6. Advanced tab
        3. 10.1.3. Connecting to Windows Home Server
      2. 10.2. Accessing Remote Desktop from a Mac
        1. 10.2.1. Installing the RDC Client for Mac
        2. 10.2.2. Running the RDC Client for Mac
        3. 10.2.3. Finding the server's IP Address
      3. 10.3. Summary
    7. 11. Monitoring Your Network Health
      1. 11.1. Viewing Network Health on the Console
        1. 11.1.1. Understanding notification levels
          1. 11.1.1.1. Healthy status
          2. 11.1.1.2. At Risk status
          3. 11.1.1.3. Critical status
        2. 11.1.2. Receiving notifications in the task tray
        3. 11.1.3. Enabling tray icon notifications
      2. 11.2. Addressing Home Server Health Notifications
        1. 11.2.1. Monitoring storage space
        2. 11.2.2. Identifying software problems
        3. 11.2.3. Detecting hard drive problems
        4. 11.2.4. Monitoring shared folder duplication
        5. 11.2.5. Updating Windows
        6. 11.2.6. Monitoring the evaluation period
        7. 11.2.7. Product activation
      3. 11.3. Identifying Home Computer Health Notifications
        1. 11.3.1. Backup status
        2. 11.3.2. Windows updates
        3. 11.3.3. Firewall, antivirus, and spyware warnings
      4. 11.4. Summary
  8. III. File and Printer Sharing
    1. 12. Understanding Shared Folders
      1. 12.1. Exploring the Built-In Shared Folders
        1. 12.1.1. Using built-in shared folders
          1. 12.1.1.1. Music
          2. 12.1.1.2. Photos
          3. 12.1.1.3. Public
          4. 12.1.1.4. Software
          5. 12.1.1.5. Videos
        2. 12.1.2. Understanding special features of built-in shared folders
      2. 12.2. Accessing Personal Folders
      3. 12.3. Maintaining Folders
        1. 12.3.1. Adding folders
        2. 12.3.2. Removing folders
        3. 12.3.3. Setting shared folder properties
        4. 12.3.4. Viewing shared folder contents
        5. 12.3.5. Viewing shared folder history
      4. 12.4. Duplicating Folders
        1. 12.4.1. Discovering how folder duplication works
        2. 12.4.2. Using volume shadow copy services
      5. 12.5. Summary
    2. 13. Accessing Shared Folders and Files
      1. 13.1. Accessing from a Windows PC
        1. 13.1.1. Using the tray and desktop shortcuts
        2. 13.1.2. Using Windows Explorer
          1. 13.1.2.1. Using Windows Vista
          2. 13.1.2.2. Using Windows XP
        3. 13.1.3. Mapping a drive letter
        4. 13.1.4. Accessing shadow copies
      2. 13.2. Accessing from a Mac
        1. 13.2.1. Browsing to your shared folders in OS X
        2. 13.2.2. Navigating directly to a shared folder in OS X
      3. 13.3. Accessing from a Linux computer
      4. 13.4. Summary
    3. 14. Installing and Sharing Printers
      1. 14.1. Installing a Printer
        1. 14.1.1. Obtaining drivers
        2. 14.1.2. Adding the printer
      2. 14.2. Setting Printer Options
      3. 14.3. Mapping to a Shared Printer
        1. 14.3.1. Mapping from a Windows computer
          1. 14.3.1.1. Windows Vista
          2. 14.3.1.2. Windows XP
        2. 14.3.2. Mapping from a Mac
      4. 14.4. Summary
    4. 15. Sharing Data Between Computers
      1. 15.1. Sharing Calendars
        1. 15.1.1. Configuring IIS
          1. 15.1.1.1. Enabling WebDAV
          2. 15.1.1.2. Creating an iCalendar Web site
            1. 15.1.1.2.1. Creating the folder
            2. 15.1.1.2.2. Creating the virtual directory
          3. 15.1.1.3. Testing your calendar share
        2. 15.1.2. Publishing your calendar with Outlook 2007
        3. 15.1.3. Subscribing to calendars with Outlook 2007
        4. 15.1.4. Unsubscribing to Calendars
        5. 15.1.5. Using Windows Calendar
          1. 15.1.5.1. Publishing with Windows Calendar
          2. 15.1.5.2. Subscribing with Windows Calendar
      2. 15.2. Sharing OneNote Notebooks
      3. 15.3. Summary
    5. 16. Installing Server Applications
      1. 16.1. Installing an E-mail Server
        1. 16.1.1. Installing hMailServer
          1. 16.1.1.1. Installing the package
          2. 16.1.1.2. Opening ports
          3. 16.1.1.3. Configuring the server
        2. 16.1.2. Testing your mail accounts
      2. 16.2. Installing Antivirus Software
        1. 16.2.1. Installing avast!
          1. 16.2.1.1. Installing avast! Windows Home Server Edition
          2. 16.2.1.2. Installing the avast! client
        2. 16.2.2. Managing avast! WHS edition
          1. 16.2.2.1. Using the avast! console tab
          2. 16.2.2.2. Setting computer antivirus properties
          3. 16.2.2.3. Launching the avast! console
      3. 16.3. Hosting a Game Server
      4. 16.4. Summary
  9. IV. Remote Access
    1. 17. Configuring Remote Access
      1. 17.1. Explaining Remote Access
      2. 17.2. Settings for Remote Access
        1. 17.2.1. Controlling Web site connectivity
        2. 17.2.2. Configuring your router
          1. 17.2.2.1. Automatic configuration
          2. 17.2.2.2. Manual configuration
        3. 17.2.3. Configuring a domain name
        4. 17.2.4. Configuring Web site settings
      3. 17.3. Accessing Your Web site
      4. 17.4. Resolving Blocked Port Issues
      5. 17.5. Summary
    2. 18. Accessing Shared Folders Remotely
      1. 18.1. Exploring Shared Folders
        1. 18.1.1. Browsing shared folders
          1. 18.1.1.1. Breadcrumb links
          2. 18.1.1.2. Toolbar
          3. 18.1.1.3. File listing
          4. 18.1.1.4. Sorting
        2. 18.1.2. Searching for files
      2. 18.2. Managing Files
        1. 18.2.1. Downloading files
        2. 18.2.2. Uploading files
        3. 18.2.3. Working with other folder and file operations
          1. 18.2.3.1. Deleting files and folders
          2. 18.2.3.2. Renaming files and folders
      3. 18.3. Summary
    3. 19. Controlling Computers Remotely
      1. 19.1. About Remote Access to Computers
        1. 19.1.1. Benefits of remote access
        2. 19.1.2. Supported versions of Windows
      2. 19.2. Configuring Remote Access
        1. 19.2.1. Configuring your router
        2. 19.2.2. Configuring client computers
          1. 19.2.2.1. Configuring XP computers
          2. 19.2.2.2. Configuring Vista computers
      3. 19.3. Accessing over the Internet
        1. 19.3.1. Configuring Internet Explorer
        2. 19.3.2. Connecting to the Console
        3. 19.3.3. Accessing your computers
          1. 19.3.3.1. Connection options
            1. 19.3.3.1.1. Connection Speed
            2. 19.3.3.1.2. Screen size
            3. 19.3.3.1.3. Other settings
        4. 19.3.4. Connecting to the server's desktop
          1. 19.3.4.1. The daisy chain approach
          2. 19.3.4.2. The old-fashioned port opening
          3. 19.3.4.3. The permanent solution
      4. 19.4. A Remote Desktop Alternative
      5. 19.5. Summary
  10. V. Creating Backups
    1. 20. Configuring Backups
      1. 20.1. Understanding Backups
      2. 20.2. Backup Features
      3. 20.3. Exploring Backup Settings
        1. 20.3.1. Scheduling backups
        2. 20.3.2. Managing backup retention
        3. 20.3.3. Cleaning up backups
      4. 20.4. Viewing Backup Storage Use
      5. 20.5. Summary
    2. 21. Backing Up Windows Computers
      1. 21.1. Configuring Computer Backups
        1. 21.1.1. Running the Backup Configuration Wizard
        2. 21.1.2. Deciding what to include in the backup
      2. 21.2. Performing Manual Backups
        1. 21.2.1. Viewing backup progress
      3. 21.3. Disabling and Enabling Backups
      4. 21.4. Working with Backups
        1. 21.4.1. Checking backup status
        2. 21.4.2. Managing backup retention
        3. 21.4.3. Viewing backup details
      5. 21.5. Viewing Backup Failure Notifications
      6. 21.6. Summary
    3. 22. Restoring Backups
      1. 22.1. Viewing Backed Up Files
        1. 22.1.1. Opening backups
        2. 22.1.2. Browsing files
      2. 22.2. Restoring Files and Folders
      3. 22.3. Using the Restore CD
        1. 22.3.1. Copying device drivers
        2. 22.3.2. Preparing the Restore CD
        3. 22.3.3. Using the Restore CD
      4. 22.4. Summary
    4. 23. Backing Up Mac Computers
      1. 23.1. Creating a Mac Backup Share
      2. 23.2. Configuring Time Machine
        1. 23.2.1. Enabling network folders for Time Machine
        2. 23.2.2. Setting the destination disk
        3. 23.2.3. Setting other configuration options
        4. 23.2.4. Allocating storage space
        5. 23.2.5. Creating a new disk image
      3. 23.3. Restoring Time Machine Backups
        1. 23.3.1. Restoring individual files
        2. 23.3.2. Restoring the system
        3. 23.3.3. Restoring from an external drive
        4. 23.3.4. Restoring using Migration Assistant
      4. 23.4. Backing Up Older Macs
        1. 23.4.1. iBackup
        2. 23.4.2. SuperDuper!
      5. 23.5. Summary
    5. 24. Backing Up Server Folders
      1. 24.1. Deciding What to Include
        1. 24.1.1. Full system backups
        2. 24.1.2. Shared folder backups
      2. 24.2. Backing Up to an Online Service
        1. 24.2.1. Using KeepVault
          1. 24.2.1.1. Installing and backing up to KeepVault
          2. 24.2.1.2. Restoring from KeepVault
        2. 24.2.2. Using IDrive-E
          1. 24.2.2.1. Installing IDrive-E
          2. 24.2.2.2. Choosing what to back up with IDrive-E
            1. 24.2.2.2.1. Backup Now
            2. 24.2.2.2.2. Schedule Backup
            3. 24.2.2.2.3. Enable Continuous Backup
          3. 24.2.2.3. Restoring IDrive Backups
        3. 24.2.3. Using Jungle Disk
          1. 24.2.3.1. Installing Jungle Disk
          2. 24.2.3.2. Backing Up Files
          3. 24.2.3.3. Restoring with Jungle Disk
      3. 24.3. Backing Up to an External Hard Drive
        1. 24.3.1. Scheduling backups
        2. 24.3.2. Restoring backups
        3. 24.3.3. Changing scheduled backup tasks
      4. 24.4. Summary
  11. VI. Building a Media Hub
    1. 25. Configuring Media Library Sharing
      1. 25.1. Explaining the Terms
      2. 25.2. Enabling Media Streaming
      3. 25.3. Sharing Photos
      4. 25.4. Sharing Music
      5. 25.5. Sharing Video
      6. 25.6. Understanding Security
      7. 25.7. Going Beyond WMC
        1. 25.7.1. Exploring TVersity
        2. 25.7.2. Installing TVersity
      8. 25.8. Summary
    2. 26. Connecting an Xbox 360
      1. 26.1. Understanding Xbox 360 Playback Formats
        1. 26.1.1. Supported image formats
        2. 26.1.2. Supported audio formats
        3. 26.1.3. Supported video formats
        4. 26.1.4. Transcoding with TVersity
        5. 26.1.5. Transcoding video files manually
      2. 26.2. Making the Connection
        1. 26.2.1. Configuring the network connection
          1. 26.2.1.1. Address settings
          2. 26.2.1.2. DNS settings
          3. 26.2.1.3. Wireless settings
          4. 26.2.1.4. Windows Connect Now
          5. 26.2.1.5. Additional settings
          6. 26.2.1.6. Testing your connection
        2. 26.2.2. Connecting to Windows Home Server
      3. 26.3. Streaming Media
        1. 26.3.1. Viewing pictures
        2. 26.3.2. Playing music
        3. 26.3.3. Streaming video
      4. 26.4. Summary
    3. 27. Connecting a PlayStation 3
      1. 27.1. Explaining PlayStation 3 Playback Formats
        1. 27.1.1. Supported image formats
        2. 27.1.2. Supported audio formats
        3. 27.1.3. Supported video formats
        4. 27.1.4. Transcoding with TVersity
          1. 27.1.4.1. Transcoding video files manually
            1. 27.1.4.1.1. Red Kawa PS3 Video 9
            2. 27.1.4.1.2. Nero Ultra Edition 8
      2. 27.2. Making the Connection
        1. 27.2.1. Configuring the network connection
          1. 27.2.1.1. Settings and Connection Status List
          2. 27.2.1.2. Internet Connection
          3. 27.2.1.3. Internet Connection Settings
          4. 27.2.1.4. Internet Connection Test
          5. 27.2.1.5. Media Server Connection
        2. 27.2.2. Connecting to Windows Home Server
      3. 27.3. Streaming Media
        1. 27.3.1. Viewing pictures
        2. 27.3.2. Playing music
        3. 27.3.3. Streaming video
        4. 27.3.4. Copying media files
      4. 27.4. Summary
    4. 28. Connecting Computers and Other Devices
      1. 28.1. Accessing PC Clients
        1. 28.1.1. Windows Media Player 11 (Vista)
        2. 28.1.2. Nero ShowTime
      2. 28.2. Enabling Wi-Fi Photo Frames
        1. 28.2.1. Kodak EasyShare EX-811 and EX-1011
        2. 28.2.2. Momento Model 70 and Model 100
      3. 28.3. Network Music and Video Players
        1. 28.3.1. Roku SoundBridge
        2. 28.3.2. D-Link MediaLounge DSM-750 Player
      4. 28.4. Summary
    5. 29. Configuring Music Players
      1. 29.1. Enhancing the Use of Your iPod
        1. 29.1.1. Installing iTunes on Windows Home Server
          1. 29.1.1.1. Using the iTunes Library Updater
          2. 29.1.1.2. Scheduling the iTLU
        2. 29.1.2. Sharing your iTunes library
      2. 29.2. Using Your Zune
        1. 29.2.1. Watching server folders
        2. 29.2.2. Ripping music to the server
      3. 29.3. Summary
    6. 30. Working with Mobile Devices
      1. 30.1. Bringing Music to Windows Mobile
        1. 30.1.1. Using LobsterTunes
          1. 30.1.1.1. Installing the LobsterTunes add-in
          2. 30.1.1.2. Using LobsterTunes to stream media
        2. 30.1.2. Using Pocket Player 3.5
      2. 30.2. Accessing Your Server Remotely
        1. 30.2.1. Using HomeBase
        2. 30.2.2. Using the Terminal Services client
      3. 30.3. Summary
    7. 31. Recording Media to the Server
      1. 31.1. Recording Television
      2. 31.2. Getting Video from Windows Media Center
        1. 31.2.1. Installing the Recorded TV Manager add-in
        2. 31.2.2. Using Recorded TV Manager
      3. 31.3. Recording Directly on the Server
        1. 31.3.1. Installing a TV tuner
        2. 31.3.2. Installing the SageTV add-in
        3. 31.3.3. Using SageTV
      4. 31.4. Summary
  12. VII. Advanced Topics
    1. 32. Extending Windows Home Server with Add-ins
      1. 32.1. Describing Add-ins
        1. 32.1.1. Installing add-ins
        2. 32.1.2. Uninstalling add-ins
      2. 32.2. Exploring Add-in Examples
        1. 32.2.1. Whiist for Web site creation
        2. 32.2.2. PhotoSync for photo uploading
        3. 32.2.3. Remote Notification Manager
      3. 32.3. Finding More Add-ins
        1. 32.3.1. We Got Served
        2. 32.3.2. Microsoft Communities Forums
      4. 32.4. Summary
    2. 33. Automating Your Home
      1. 33.1. Exploring Home Automation
      2. 33.2. Choosing Home Automation Hardware
        1. 33.2.1. The X10 protocol
          1. 33.2.1.1. X10 device modules
          2. 33.2.1.2. Transceiver modules
          3. 33.2.1.3. X10 controllers
          4. 33.2.1.4. Limitations of X10
        2. 33.2.2. Insteon
          1. 33.2.2.1. Insteon device modules
          2. 33.2.2.2. Insteon controllers
        3. 33.2.3. Z-Wave
      3. 33.3. Using mControl with Windows Home Server
        1. 33.3.1. Installing the add-in
        2. 33.3.2. Monitoring the mControl service
        3. 33.3.3. Accessing the Web interface
          1. 33.3.3.1. Configuring settings
            1. 33.3.3.1.1. Configuration
            2. 33.3.3.1.2. Manage Zones
            3. 33.3.3.1.3. Automation
            4. 33.3.3.1.4. Cameras
            5. 33.3.3.1.5. IR control
          2. 33.3.3.2. Editing zones
          3. 33.3.3.3. Adding devices
          4. 33.3.3.4. Enabling automation
          5. 33.3.3.5. Enter macro details
            1. 33.3.3.5.1. Editing triggers
            2. 33.3.3.5.2. Editing conditions
      4. 33.4. Summary
    3. 34. Advanced Home Server Management
      1. 34.1. Exploring Administrative Tools
        1. 34.1.1. Exploring the Computer Management MMC
          1. 34.1.1.1. Viewing local users and groups
          2. 34.1.1.2. Defragmenting disks
          3. 34.1.1.3. Disk management
        2. 34.1.2. Controlling services
        3. 34.1.3. Using the Event Viewer
      2. 34.2. Monitoring System Performance
        1. 34.2.1. Using Task Manager
          1. 34.2.1.1. Applications tab
          2. 34.2.1.2. Processes tab
          3. 34.2.1.3. Performance tab
          4. 34.2.1.4. Networking tab
          5. 34.2.1.5. Users tab
        2. 34.2.2. Using the Performance tool
      3. 34.3. Optimizing Performance
        1. 34.3.1. Adjusting performance options
          1. 34.3.1.1. Visual Effects
          2. 34.3.1.2. Advanced
          3. 34.3.1.3. Data Execution Prevention
        2. 34.3.2. Modifying Virtual Memory settings
        3. 34.3.3. Optimizing network memory usage
      4. 34.4. Summary
    4. 35. Building a Home Web Site
      1. 35.1. Exploring the Default Web Sites
        1. 35.1.1. Using the IIS Manager
        2. 35.1.2. Viewing the Home and Remote Access sites
      2. 35.2. Modifying the Home Web Site
        1. 35.2.1. Replacing the Home page image
        2. 35.2.2. Adding links
        3. 35.2.3. Removing the Logon button
      3. 35.3. Creating a New Web Site
        1. 35.3.1. Creating a Virtual Directory
        2. 35.3.2. Configuring Web Site Settings
          1. 35.3.2.1. Virtual Directory tab
          2. 35.3.2.2. Documents tab
          3. 35.3.2.3. Directory Security tab
          4. 35.3.2.4. HTTP Headers tab
          5. 35.3.2.5. Custom Errors tab
          6. 35.3.2.6. ASP.NET tab
        3. 35.3.3. Modifying the default.htm page
      4. 35.4. Using Web Site Building Tools
        1. 35.4.1. Creating a Web site in Expression Web
        2. 35.4.2. Building the Web site
      5. 35.5. Summary
    5. 36. Programming Windows Home Server Add-ins
      1. 36.1. Introducing Visual Studio Express Edition
        1. 36.1.1. Choosing a language
        2. 36.1.2. Installing Visual C#
        3. 36.1.3. Obtaining the Windows Home Server SDK DLLs
      2. 36.2. Creating an Add-in
        1. 36.2.1. Building an add-in solution
        2. 36.2.2. Creating a Console tab
          1. 36.2.2.1. Implementing HomeServerTabExtender
            1. 36.2.2.1.1. Add new using directives
            2. 36.2.2.1.2. Set the namespace
            3. 36.2.2.1.3. Add the HomeServerTabExtender class
            4. 36.2.2.1.4. Add the constructor
            5. 36.2.2.1.5. Add properties
            6. 36.2.2.1.6. Add additional methods and properties
        3. 36.2.3. Building the DLL
        4. 36.2.4. Creating a deployment package
          1. 36.2.4.1. Download WiX
          2. 36.2.4.2. Create a WXS file
      3. 36.3. Summary