Re: [Samba] Windows 2012 server as a member?
- Date: Sun, 5 May 2019 09:49:09 +0200
- From: Andrea Venturoli via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows 2012 server as a member?
On 5/4/19 11:15 PM, Robert Wooden via samba wrote:
Your statement backs up the information that I am "gleaning" from various
sources that W2012/W2016 Server (Essentials) CAN be joined as a
workstation OS machine.
Foreword: I'm no expert on M$ licensing (and hope I'll never need to be).
On your first question you just talked about W2012; now you add the word
"Essentials" to the picture.
AFAIK, this really makes the difference!
See, e.g., https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Server_Essentials.
A couple of sentences from there:
_ Windows Small Business Server must be the root of the Active Directory
_ Small Business Server always runs on the domain controller...
So, if I understand it correctly: W2012 *Essentials* cannot be a member;
other editions can.
I'd be glad if proved wrong.
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