Implementing a Second Server on Your Windows Small Business Server 2008 Network

Updated: September 1, 2008

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008

Windows® Small Business Server 2008 provides centralized user and server management, network security, file and print services, e-mail, and Web-based collaboration tools. You can extend the single-server abilities of your Windows SBS 2008 Premium operating system by adding a second server to your configuration. The operating system that is installed on the second server in Windows SBS 2008 Premium is Windows Server® 2008 Standard, and it includes a licensing requirement that the second server be used only in Windows SBS 2008 domains. This document explains the technology and scenario alternatives that you can build on Windows SBS 2008 Premium, and includes the following topics.