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Windows Server 2016 Essentials in Workgroup

Last Modified: 2021-04-12

Can anyone please advise if I can install and use Windows Server 2016 Essentials in a Workgroup basically as a workstation rather than as a DC & without FSMO roles?  

I simply want to use a Dell T30 server running RAID-1 to run a Progress Database and the system "might" be isolated on a separate network but also could be introduced to a corporate LAN later where they have a DC already at a later stage.

I just want to keep things simple and keep the system in a workgroup.


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