Windows Essential Business Server Installation Discs

Updated: March 10, 2009

The tools and wizards that you use to prepare, plan, and deploy Windows EBS are provided on the installation discs.


Disc Purpose

Disc 1

Use to install the Preparation Wizard and Planning Wizard.

This disc also contains the Schema Upgrade Tool. Use this tool when the Management Server Installation Wizard detects that an Active Directory schema upgrade is required.

Disc 2

Use to install the Management Server software.

Disc 3

Use to install the Security Server software.

Disc 4

Use to install the Messaging Server software.

The Windows EBS installation discs comprise the physical media required for installing Windows Essential Business Server Standard. Windows Essential Business Server Premium has additional media (not listed) for installing Windows Server® 2008 Standard and Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Standard on a separate computer.