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WHS (Windows Home Server) as an backup agent for Synology [closed]

In short, can I use a WHS as the backup agent to fetch data from our windows-based servers and perform backups to a Synology nas? We just purchased a Synology 8-bay nas as our onsite backup device. ...
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Backup of WHS 2011 sees violation of 2TB limit when largest volume is 1.3TB

I have successfully built and configured a Windows Home Server 2011 instance, where the system drive is 300g and there are two 1.5TB drives for storage. I intended the two large drives to be mirrored, ...
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What is a scalable replacement for Windows Home Server backup technology? [closed]

We are up to three Windows Home Servers on site. They happily sit unassumingly in the corner of the server room each backing up a combination of 10 computers/servers. Benefits of WHS. Daily ...
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WHS - client does not shutdown after backup

I have my WHS/Win 7 laptop configured to do automatic backups through the connector. The backups run just fine every night. I put my computer in hibernate when I go to bed, it wakes and runs the ...
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Windows Home Server style redundancy/multi-disk-support on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I'm setting up a fileserver for our department. It'll be connected to the domain. I want it to have a very large amount of storage (several TB). Ideally, it should also preserve disk space by ...
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Home Server restore fails cannot find boot device [closed]

I am using Windows Home Server to backup my PCs. I recently had a hard drive failure on one of my WHS connected PCs and obtained an identical sized/speed drive for my laptop. I used the latest home ...
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Alternative to Windows Home Server on Server 2008 R2?

I'm planning to setup a Windows Home Server at home. However, since I'm also working as an ISV at home, I have a strong need for a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V server that hosts my virtual ...
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Windows Home Server Backup for the Enterprise [closed]

I recently setup a Windows Home Server, and found the backup functionality to be quite good for my home network. Does Microsoft produce anything similar for Windows Server? I'd love to be able to ...
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What happens if the Windows Home Server system drive fails? [closed]

These are my assumptions but I'd like you to correct me if I'm wrong... If the system drive fails, I lose all my computer backups. This is not a problem because there's still the real computers, so I ...