Install the Connector software

Updated: March 30, 2011

Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011

The Windows Home Server 2011 Connector software is installed when you connect your computer to the server using the Connect a Computer to the Server wizard. You can launch this wizard by typing http://<ServerName>/connect in the address bar of your web browser (where <ServerName> is the name of your server).

  • Connects your home computer to Windows Home Server 2011.

  • Automatically backs up your home computer nightly (if you configure the home server to backup your home computers).

  • Monitors the health of your home computer.

  • Enables you to configure and remotely administer Windows Home Server 2011 from your home computer.

For step-by-step instructions about connecting your computer to the Windows Home Server 2011 server, see How do I connect computers to the server?. For additional information about connecting your home computer to the home server, see Connect Computers to the Server.