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Hanzoy
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As stated in the OP, this is possible iff the Essentials server is a role in a Datacenter or Standard 2012R2 server. You can't deploy Server 2012 RW Essentials stand alone into an existing domain. At least, not in the Preview version.

 

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn281793.aspx

 

Installing Windows Server Essentials as a role in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview has the following limitations:

  • Can only be deployed into a single domain environment.
     
  • A read-only domain controller cannot exist in your environment.
     
  • The Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview edition cannot join to an existing domain.
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I think the issue with joining 2012E into an existing Domain, is the Essentials wants to be the first if not the only DC in the domain.

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