COMING HOME TO WINDOWS HOME SERVER
Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM,
By Eric B. Rux
In July, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows Home Server (WHS) Power Pack 1. This long-awaited service pack finally fixes the dreaded data-corruption problem that has plagued WHS’s reputation since its discovery in late December 2007. Every time I would talk to my technical friends and peers about WHS, all they wanted to talk about was the corruption problem. Now that it has been addressed, maybe we can put it behind us once and for all.
I never personally experienced the data-corruption problem, and from the reports I’ve seen, neither did a lot of other WHS users. With that in mind, I hope that this fix doesn’t overshadow the cool features that Power Pack 1 adds to WHS. I’ll talk about those features in greater detail in the months to come, but to whet your appetite, here’s an overview of a few of them. …