Connector software overview
Published: August 16, 2010
Updated: October 4, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 Essentials
This topic applies to a server running Windows Server 2012 Essentials or Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, or to a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter with the Windows Server Essentials Experience role installed.
The Connector software for the Windows Server Essentials operating system connects the computers in your network to the Windows Server Essentials server. When you connect computers to the server, the Connector software enables you to automatically back up the computers and monitor their health. The Connector software also enables you to configure and remotely administer the Windows Server Essentials server. The Connector software is installed when you connect a client computer to the server. For detailed instructions about connecting client computers to the Windows Server Essentials server, see Connect computers to the server.