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Today we published a Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.2 which fixes issues reported by our users since release of 2.0.1. See below for a complete list of all fixes. It also includes a new console feature and a server feature to monitor Windows Updates. What’s new in Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.2? Console The console does now […]
Last week, Terry Walsh at We Got Served, announced to close his forums. From the beginning, we were part of the Home Server community and have been loyal to WGS for many years for English-speaking support. But now we’ve been forced to move the English-speaking forums to a new home. A new home After some […]
Today we published maintenance release 2.0.1 which fixes issues reported by our users since release of 2.0.0. See below for a complete list of all fixes. It also includes a new feature which allows waking multiple computers. What’s new in maintenance release 2.0.1? In this release, we added one new feature which was already available […]
This is our final blog post in our step-by-step series and is a continuation of licensing which we discussed yesterday. If you purchase a new license, one year of “Maintenance and Support” is always included. Now maintenance and support is not exactly the same but somehow related. Let’s have a look at support first. Support […]
In the past 28 days you have read our blog and evaluated Lights-Out. Now you have come to the conclusion to purchase a license. Excellent! But which one fits best? Let’s look at licensing, editions and features more closely. Licensing: Available editions and features A Lights-Out license is available as Home, Professional or Business Edition. […]
Today is our last technical blog post about configuration samples for client computers. This is a compilation of topics we already discussed partially in the last weeks. We will have a look at settings which affect client runtime behavior, not settings used for server operations. Client configuration is mostly done in the Lights-Out Console or […]
In this blog post we will look at some real-world configuration samples for servers. Tomorrow we will look at client computer configuration samples. Hardware requirements If you like to get quick access to a sleeping server, you should use equipment which supports standby (S3). Typical desktop hardware makes little worries. Be sure to install the […]
We are almost done with our step-by-step series on the new features of Lights-Out 2. Today we will implement mobile access with Lights-Out Mobile and connect our smart phone or tablet to our server. Lights-Out Mobile This is an app for all major ecosystems, namely Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8/10 and Windows 8/10 Apps. We […]
Today we will look into an experimental feature available on Windows client computers: User and system scripts which are executed if a server is available or unavailable. User and system scripts You can use these scripts to change your environment or run an action. User and system scripts are extension points for advanced users! A […]
This blog post closes the backup topic of our step-by-step series. Today we look at user defined backup scripts in Lights-Out 2.0. User defined means, that you can run a command or backup program in a batch file like, for example robocopy. Caveat emptor Please be aware, that Lights-Out tracks the executing of the user […]