After you've configured remote access, you are ready to start using it. One of the main things that you can do with shared folders is to access the files stored in your Windows Home Server shared folders. With this feature, you can access any file stored on a shared folder. While you don't have seamless access to the files using Windows Explorer, as you would when accessing your server locally, you do have plenty of control over the files. You can retrieve files, replace them, and rename and delete them. There is even a search facility to make it easy to find a particular file.
Shared folders are accessed remotely through a special remote access Web site hosted on your Windows Home Server machine. This Web site is always secure: it can only be accessed using the HTTPS protocol, ensuring that nobody can snoop on your files as they are being transferred.
To access shared folders, do the following:
Enter the remote access Web site ...