Several Windows Server Essentials 2019

Andreas Sigmund 21 Reputation points
2021-09-03T19:48:37.247+00:00

Hello,

I need three virtualized servers for a small network. One of the servers should be the DC.

Can I install 3x Windows Server Essentials if only one of them is the domain controller?

If so, where can I find this license information?

Many thanks for your help!

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.4K Reputation points MVP
    2021-09-03T19:54:00.357+00:00

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.4K Reputation points MVP
    2021-09-03T20:44:02.033+00:00

    I think you're Ok, as long as it isn't a domain controller.
    Windows Server 2019 Essentials has the same licensing and technical characteristics as its predecessor, Windows Server 2016 Essentials. If configured as a Domain Controller, Windows Server 2019 Essentials must be the only Domain Controller, must run all Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles, and cannot have two-way trusts with other Active Directory domains.
    https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/09/05/windows-server-2019-essentials-update/

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