Accessing the Server Dashboard from a Remote Computer
Updated: March 30, 2011
Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011
When you are working from a remote computer, you can access the Windows Home Server 2011 Dashboard by using the Remote Web Access site.
To access the Dashboard by using the Remote Web Access site
From the remote computer, open an Internet browser, such as Internet Explorer.
In the Internet browser address bar, type the Remote Web Access address of your server.
Type your username and password to log on to Remote Web Access site.
In the Computers section of the Remote Web Access Home page; locate your home server, and then click Connect.
A remote desktop connection to the Windows Home Server 2011 Dashboard opens.
Note If your home server does not appear in the Computers section of the Home page, click Connect to more computers, find your server in the list, and then click the server to connect to it. To give a user permission to access the Dashboard from the Remote Web Access site, open the Properties page for the user account, and then select the Server Dashboard option on the Remote Web Access tab.