Connect Computers to the Server

Published: May 20, 2011

Applies To: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

You can connect your computers to the Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials server using the Connector software. The Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials Connector software is installed when you connect your computer to the server using the Connect a Computer to the Server wizard. You can launch this wizard by typing http://<ServerName>/connect in the address bar of your web browser (where <ServerName> is the name of your server).

Prepare to connect computers to the server

This section provides information about the Connector software, the operated systems that are supported by Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials, the prerequisite tasks that must be completed for successfully connecting your computers to the server, and the changes that the server makes to the computer when you run the Connector software.

Connect computers to the server using the Connector software

This section provides access to procedures and information that will help you install the Connector software, connect your computer to the server, and troubleshoot connecting computers to the server.