Multiple OEM Home Server Tabs
The Windows Home Server Console reserves the left most tab position to a tab supplied by the OEM who builds the actual Windows Home Server... such as what is seen in the HP MediaSmart server:
Did you know that you can specify your own?
It's simply a matter of breaking out the HomeServerConsole.exe.config file on the server and specifying an appSettings key and value based on the name of the tab in question.
For me to set my Web Folders add-in to show up as the OEM tab my config file could be as simple as this:
Once done the third party tab you've specified will show up in the OEM position:
Did you know that you can specify more than 1 OEM tab?
Just use the same trick in the config file... only do it again for other tabs:
Just remember that when two tabs have the same numerical value, their display names are used to sort them alphabetically.
Labels: Windows Home Server