Creating a Dashboard Add-In
Published: December 17, 2010
Updated: October 9, 2012
Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
The Dashboard is intended to support the following goals:
Provide a simplified way for administrators to perform complex tasks.
Provide consistent experiences for discovering features, navigating the system, completing tasks, and getting help.
Provide the opportunity to extend the functionality of the Dashboard.
It is recommended that you take time to walk through the Dashboard and become familiar with its features to better understand the functionality that can be extended.
See the following subsections for information about how to create the files that are used to extend the functionality of the Dashboard: