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Old 07-31-2008, 08:50 AM
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Adding shares in WHS

hello All,
I am another wanna be convert to SageTV from MCE. I have just set up a WHS box, with some tuners and the Sage TV server. Both the WHS and Sage are unregistered at this time, because I wanted to see if the current system was beefy enough to handle it. I have worked with it enough to see the differences between Sage and MCE and think that Sage is the way to go. The main problem I am having is getting access to the media on my file server. I run WIn2003 server(32) on it and can access the system from the WHS box. I mapped the movie share to the WHS box by both UNC path and also as a drive letter from information I picked up from the forum here. Sage will not see share for either way I mapped it. I can see my files both ways so I don't think it is an account problem. I am wondering if the reason i can't see the share is because I am using a trial version of Sage? I want to make sure Sage can play My movies before I order the HD extender and license. Any help would be greatly appreciated and or a pointer to a forum thread I may have missed.

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Old 07-31-2008, 09:00 AM
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It sounds like maybe the SageTV service is in use, but isn't configured to log in as a user w/a password who has permission to access the network location. And, the service cannot access mapped driver letters; it has to use UNC paths for network locations.

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Old 07-31-2008, 09:03 AM
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SageTV can run as a service on WHS. Make sure the user account on WHS is a member of the Administrator group and has a password. The same user would also need to exist on the Windows 2003 server box and be in the same workgroup as you WHS box.

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Thanks guys, for answering my question. I am starting to get it all figured out.
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You may also need to turn on Guest access on your WHS.
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