Install Windows Defender AntiVirus On Windows Nano Server 2016

With the official release of Windows Nano Server 2016 to the public I have decided to revise most of my Nano Server articles to reflect the latest release.

In this article I’ll show you how I Install Windows Defender AntiVirus on my Windows Nano Server 2016.

To get started I have download Nano Server 2016 and connected to It using Remote PowerShell.

Import-PackageProvider NanoServerPackage

find-NanoServerPackage -Name *

install-NanoServerPackage -name Microsoft-NanoServer-Defender-Package -culture en-us

Next restart computer

Restart-computer

To check Defender status

Get-MpComputerStatus

Get-Command -Module defender

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