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HP EX470 MediaSmart Server support

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This document applies to HP MediaSmart Server EX470 and EX475.

The Windows Home Server Console is where you manage and configure the HP MediaSmart Server.

MediaSmart Server tab

The MediaSmart tab contains the tools and settings for managing the HP features.

HP MediaSmart software update

Use the HP MediaSmart software update to keep your server and client computers updated with the latest software, online help, and new features.

LED Brightness Control

Move the slider to adjust the brightness of the lights on the front of the HP MediaSmart Server. If you turn the LEDs off, the power light will remain on, but will be dim.

Remote access settings

Configure remote access settings to access your files away from home or to allow your friends and family to access your Photo Webshare. For more information, see Task 3 of 6: Configure Remote Access on page 2-13.

Server Settings for iTunes

Put your iTunes music library and playlists on the server for playback to any computer or notebook running iTunes on your home network. Enable or disable this feature, set up a password, change the name displayed for the HP MediaSmart Server in iTunes. For more information, see Setting up iTunes on the server and the client computer on page 6-29.

Photo Webshare settings

Set up Webshare managers, email, and visitor upload limits. For more information, see Task 4 of 6: Configure your HP Photo Webshare on page 2-17.

Windows Home Server tabs

The Windows Home Server enables you to share, store, access, and automatically protect your pictures, videos, music, and files. It contains the following tabs:

Computers & Backups

View and customize backups. Also, view the status of your home computers running Windows Vista. For more information, see Computers & Backup in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

User Accounts

Add, remove, and modify user accounts. For more information, see User Accounts in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

Shared Folders

Add, open, remove, and view the properties of the shared folders on your server. For more information, see Shared Folders in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

Server Storage

View, add, repair, and remove hard drives from server storage. For more information, see Server Storage in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

Network

Displays health notifications from your server and your home computers running Windows Vista. For more information, see Network Health in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

Settings

Configure general settings, such as date and time, backups, passwords, media sharing, remote access, add-ins, resources, and more. For more information, see Server Settings in the Windows Home Server Console Help.

Help

Access the Windows Home Server Console Help.
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