Is there a Admin Server Interface on Windows?

I want to follow up …

I did not follow up at this time, becuase somewhat tired of the missing and partly very unclear documentation.
Now I had to do updates in Windows and question is relevant again.

I have the Roon server installed on a windows 10 mini PC. My expectation would be, there there is a web admin interface as described here …

where I configure all settings, update to new versions etc.

According an answer in …

there is no web admin interface when I install the Roon server on win10?

If yes, why this? Every software, be it a media server, router etc. has an admin interface to configure all needed parameters.

If there is no for Win10 installations, how can I configure server settings? Can I update software versions only via the mobile app?

2nd question
In the link provided above a user recommended this article

I am sorry, but for an expensive product like Roon, could there not be a more useful documentation? There is no information how to add watched folders.

3rd question

There is an explanation with a admin interface. Back to question 1 above: Where is this admin interface?

Thanks for your feedback

Roon has no web admin. You need the remote app to set up on either another pc, tablet or phone to do anything to do with Roon. Only Roon OS devices have a basic web interface to stop, update or restart the server. Everything else in regard to configuration is controlled by the app. The app should find your Roon server and ask you to connect to it. You login using your username and password and then configure what’s required.

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Hi @Andre1

I’m just a fellow Roon user.

I’ve moved your thread to the Roon Software Discussion section. As I feel the below is the information you seek and not a support category as such, just a user learning how to use Roon :wink:.

The webui is just for Nucleus and Rock users. These have the Webui as there is no frontend [to the Operating System].

Roon Server doesn’t have a Webui, the Roon Client is all that’s available.

The Nucleus and Rock Webui is basic in function.

However, you’d still use Roon Client or Roon Remote for most setup purposes with a Nucleus or Rock.

Ripping a CD on Windows, there’s many option available to you. With Nucleus and ROCK, ripping CD is automatic (though I’m not keen on how rips are stored with ROCK).

Updating your Windows Roon Server would be via the Roon Client or Roon Remote on a phone or tablet. Go to settings > about and any updates would show there. Roon Remote would be an update via your chosen devices app store. An update tab would show itlf the Roon Server has an update.

My answer to Q2.

Using Roon Client or Roon Remote head to settings > Storage. Here you add your managed folders. You select a local folder of your Windows Roon Server machine or a NAS etc.

My answer to Q3.

The screenshots in your supplied link are the settings page on Roon Client for a Mac. It’s the same for Windows Client. You can also get the same settings on the Roon Remote for phones and tablets (iPhone/iPads and Android phones and tablets).

I hope this is helpful.

Roon’s Knowledge Base is good IMO :+1:


The Web Administration interface is provided as an administration tool for the Roon Operating System, it is not for configuring Roon Server.

The configuration of Roon Server itself is handled by the Settings pages in the Roon user interface.

Windows has its own set of administration tools built into the Windows operating system, hence there is no need for the presence of a Web Administration interface for Windows…

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Well, how can I stop my Roon server from the app? Is there any other solution than switching my NUC off?

If you are running Roon Server on Windows, then you can quit the application by accessing the Roon Server icon menu that will be in the background apps listed in the right hand end of the Taskbar.

If you are running your Roon Server on Roon OS, then you are using Roon Server as an appliance - if you want to stop it, just turn off your NUC. Same as your microwave, if you want to stop it completely, turn off the power.

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Roon server runs on a dedicated NUC and the app is either on my phone a tablet or my laptop. So no access to the taskbar as far as I understand.

You need third-party software to control the Roon Server process remotely. This is true for all users who run a headless server. The OS of the server machine has nothing to do with this requirement (it is a consequence of running the machine headless) – just the tool (third-party software) you need to control the server may change.
Microsoft provides an RDP client for Android for example. For Linux there are often (for server distributions, for desktop distributions not necessarily) web front-ends available to install from the distribution’s repositories so you can control the server from a web browser. I dunno what’s on offer for MacOS as I don’t use that stuff.

Thanks for thé answer, I’ll take care of that later this weekend.

If you use a dedicated NUC for Roon, Rock might be a better choice. You have the Webui then :+1:

I must say that is “half” dedicated :laughing :laughing:

To some extent, it’s an overkill for Roon (NUC 13, I7 1360P, 2 SSDs) and it would be a waste of money to install Rock on it (this was my set with my previous 200usd HP). As it is close to my tv set, I use it for 4K movies as well.

So your OS is Windows, no?

You’ve got your TV connected, so should have access to the taskbar, and there you’ll be able to locate the Roon server icon, right click and exit…

Under programs, you’ll find Roon server to start again, once needed…

From opening post …

It was a rhetoric question…

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