Re: Member Server
"Peter Downes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a client that wants to use Windows Home Server as a storgae device
>for clients on his network. He wants to use this as a member server to an
>SBS2003 server. Can this product be used in this way?
if you mean "member server" as a server, which is member of the Active
It can be used in Workgroup mode, and if the user accounts are identical
with account name and password, the access is seamless for up to 10 users,
but that's it.
> The logic of this request is mostly about cost saving. I have advised him
> to use Server 2003/2008, but he would like to explore this avenue first.
Well, it is still a Home Server - this includes the limitations set
technically or by the EULA.
While it can be very valuable for small offices (like being an additional
backup facility for the clients or even the SBS), it's concept is not
focussed to the business use.
Best greetings from Germany