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

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Supported Network Topologies

Windows EBS supports the network topologies that are most likely to be implemented in a typical midsize business. These supported topologies include the following:

  • Networks that contain one subnet at a single location (single-subnet networks)

  • Networks that contain more than one subnet at one or more locations (routed networks)

  • Networks that span more than one location, with site-to-site virtual private networks (VPNs) connecting them, and one or more subnets (VPN networks)

Single-Subnet Networks

You can deploy Windows Essential Business Server in an existing network that contains one or more existing servers operating within a single subnet. In this topology, the recommended installation is to replace your existing firewall ...

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