Microsoft's widely acclaimed Nano Server is introduced in this video, with a brief overview of its abilities and benefits. The process of creating an installed Nano Server is demonstrated, including the configuration of PowerShell and the scripts that create a virtual hard drive with Nano Server installed.
- [Instructor] I mentioned a couple of segments ago…that Microsoft was offering administrators a chance…to once again create servers that are just servers…by removing the graphic interface at the console.…One of the most remarkable things Microsoft did…in Server 2016 was introduce a new product there…calling Nano Server, and everybody's talking about it.…Nano Server is a server in all of the ways…you need it to be.…Nano Server can be a file server, a web server,…it can be a Hyper-V host, it can run DNS,…host Windows containers, participate in fail-over clusters,…and do most of the things that you want a server to do.…
But, just as important, Nano is not a server…in all of the ways you wish it wasn't.…Once you have Windows 2016 Standard…or Data Center Server license,…Nano is included in that license.…It doesn't require any extra purchase.…It also doesn't require loads of hardware.…It doesn't run a ton of overhead that you don't want…when all you really need is, say, a separate DNS server…that doesn't cost an arm and a leg but can still…
AuthorScott M Burrell
- Installing from a disk or image
- Using the Desktop Experience
- Installing Windows Server from a network
- Working with command-line IPv4 vs. IPv6
- NIC teaming
- Managing roles
- Adding features
- Managing storage
- Working with virtual hard disks and remote volumes
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Install
2. Configure Network Environment
3. Manage Roles and Features
4. Manage Storage
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