Hi all, new here and WSE noob.
So I have a server running WHS2011 and I want to go WSE2016 (or WSE2019 if it will still offer client backups, web access etc.). So I installed a evaluation and am testing with old unused computers. Now I know that there are two things some talk about when using WSE in a SOHO setting: not joining the domain and not having WSE as the DNS server.
Now my question is basically this: I connected a client with defaults (so no hacks) and now I am wondering "why bother"? I don't understand what the reasoning is behind not joining the domain for instance. As far as I can tell, the user sees no difference between connecting to WSE2016 or WHS2011. But people are talking about it so there must be a catch I don't get.
Edit: My clients would be both fixed PCs as laptops which would have to be able to work on other networks (but not connected to other servers or anything).