Windows Home Server November 27th Update Details

After installing the November update you will notice that your network health turns red on your home server. With the November update, you can now get a trusted SSL certificate for your <your_name>.HomeServer.com domain name.  If you have already set up remote access, you will need to quickly unconfigure your existing domain name and re-run Setup to acquire […]

After installing the November update you will notice that your network health turns red on your home server. With the November update, you can now get a trusted SSL certificate for your <your_name>.HomeServer.com domain name.  If you have already set up remote access, you will need to quickly unconfigure your existing domain name and re-run Setup to acquire an SSL certificate for your HomeServer.com domain name.

This is a pretty simple process of turning off your Windows Live domain and turning it back on. Here is a quick “How To”:

After running the update, you will see this message:

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To reconfigure your domain name, open your Windows Home Server Console and click the Settings button.

Once the Settings are open, click the Remote Access page:

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As you can see, the Domain Name Status still informs you that it is working. Your Remote Access page should still be viewable away from your home. However, a trusted SSL certificate has not been setup as the earlier Network Health notification  informed you.

To complete the setup, click the Unconfigure button. After clicking the Unconfigure button, it will change to a Setup button. Click the Setup button to install a trusted SSL certificate for your HomeServer.com domain name.

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