Q. Can an Essential Business Server domain be a child domain in an existing Active Directory (AD) forest?
Windows IT Pro
Mon, 06/02/2008 - 11:00pm
No. Like Small Business Server (SBS), the Essential Business Server domain must be the AD forest root domain, and it can't have any child domains. Furthermore, there can be no trusts with other forests.
See the Microsoft "
Requirements for License Compliance
" Web page for a licensing restrictions list.