Summary of Windows EBS Installed Components

Applies To: Windows Essential Business Server

When the Installation Wizard is finished on the Messaging Server, you are finished installing Windows EBS. Specifically, you have installed the following servers, applications, and roles on your Management Server, Security Server, and Messaging Server:

Management Server Security Server Messaging Server

Active Directory components

Certificate Services

Domain Name System (DNS) service

DHCP Server service (optional)

Exchange Server management tools

File-server role

Forefront TMG management tools

Internet Information Services (IIS)

Microsoft SQL Server Express

Microsoft System Center Essentials

Network Protection Service

Print-server role

Remote Assistance optional component

Terminal Services RemoteApp

Windows EBS Administration Console

Windows EBS licensing service

Windows Server 2008

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) (Installed as a component of System Center Essentials.)

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

Exchange Server Edge Transport role

Exchange Server Intelligent Message Filter

Forefront TMG

Remote Web Workplace

Routing and Remote Access service

System Center Operations Manager agent

SQL Server Express (required for Forefront TMG logging)

Windows Server 2008

Domain Name System (DNS) Server service

Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Server (CAS), Mailbox (MBX), and Hub Transport (HUB) roles

Forefront Security for Exchange Server

Internet Information Services (IIS)

Network Policy Server (NPS)

Operations master roles:

  • Domain naming master

  • Infrastructure master

  • Primary domain controller (PDC) emulator

  • Relative ID master

  • Schema master

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service

System Center Operations Manager agent

Terminal Services Gateway

Windows EBS licensing service

Windows Server 2008


If you installed Windows EBS in an environment where DNS is not integrated with Active Directory Domain Services, the DNS Server role is not automatically installed on the Management Server and the Messaging Server. You must manually install the DNS Server role on those computers. For more information, see the technical article on the Microsoft Web site (

Your servers are now functional, but they require additional configuration steps. To continue, log on to the Management Server with an account that has domain administrator privileges, start the Administration Console, and complete the tasks on the Guided Configuration and Migration Tasks page. These tasks must be finished to complete the installation process.