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Windows® Essential Business Server 2008 Administrator's Companion by J. C. Mackin, Charlie Russel

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Taking a Tour of Windows EBS Servers

Windows EBS Standard Edition is installed on three physical servers. Each of these three EBS servers is named after its primary role in the network:

  • Management Server. Centralizes the management of your Windows Essential Business Server network. Enables and manages key network services.

  • Security Server. Helps manage security, Internet access, and remote access. This server includes two network cards and typically is connected directly to the Internet.

  • Messaging Server. Provides messaging capabilities and manages additional network services.

These three servers are illustrated in Figure 1-1.

The Windows EBS servers

Figure 1-1. The Windows ...

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