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How do you know that you need a server? I know you don't NEED one but like give me examples please
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When you need to access files away from home or even just around your house, you can set up a home server to connect to by FTP. Very convenient, I'm setting one up soon.
Edited by Yumyums - 8/14/11 at 10:44pm
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What are your components?
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I have multiple media pcs in my apartment, so I have a file server that stores my movies in a central place, as well as backs up my sig rig and wife's computer. It also helps to make the media pcs smaller. They don't each need multiple hard drives to store all our movies.
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Is that all a server is for?
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I wanted my servers for following reasons
1) File storage so main PC doesnt end up full of drives
1.1) More redundancy too
2) So anyone on network can see the files/stream over the network
3) Remote desktop connection to home
4) VPN to home to grab the small files
5) Print server
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