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Today Windows Server Home Server announced the release of the Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Windows Home Server 2011 (aka Integrating Windows Phone 7 with your WHS 2011 Server). This add-in enables you to connect to your home, business, or storage server by using your Windows Phone 7 phone. This installation package provides the Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector server component for integration of Windows Phone 7 into Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials.
Once the integration of your Windows Phone 7 phone into a Windows Server Solutions server, you can use your phone to perform remote server management tasks (such as view alerts, manage users, and start and stop backups). In addition, with appropriate permissions, you can use your phone to view or access media files that are stored on the server.
The Phone connecter requires both a server sided add-in which you can download from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214671 , and a Windows Phone 7 Application which can be downloaded through the Zune Market place on your phone or via your PC or simply search for My Home Server to find the application.
References: Windows Team blog : http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/windowshomeserver/archive/2011/07/15/windows-server-solutions-phone-connector-for-windows-home-server-2011-releases.aspx TechNet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh319881.aspx
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Awesome! That could come in real handy with my server.