add windows server essentials to domain?

Jarno Honkavuo 0 Reputation points
2023-09-28T19:36:01.5666667+00:00

I have windows 2019 essential in network management server. This is joined to a domain (DC is with win server 2022 in another server.) Now this essentials started to shut itself down once in a week because domain has too many users (according to log.) Doesnt the user limit involve essentials system not the domain? This essentials has only 2 users, even tough domain has much more users.

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-28T20:09:07.1166667+00:00

    Your 2019 Essentials must be a root domain controller that holds all FSMO roles to be compliant with licensing. (section 2b)

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Useterms/Retail/WindowsServer2019/Essentials/Useterms_Retail_WindowsServer2019_Essentials_English.htm

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