How To Manage Nano Server 2016

This article will show how to manage Windows Nano Server 2016 using number of management tools.

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As you know Windows Server 2016 Nano Server Is 100% managed remotely which mean that you must use all the available management tools available.

To first toll that like to use is Server Manager and order to use server manager you need to add the server to the server management console.

Once you have server manager open click on option 3.

Find the Nano Server and add it to the list

Once Server Is added Right Click on it and you will see all management option

You can use PowerShell

From the PowerShell console you can use any PowerShell cmdlet

If you have DNS server Installed on your Nano Server Right Click on the Server on click on DNS Server.

Same If you Installed Hyper-V server on the Nano Server.

You can also use Computer Management to manage storage, view events, share folders, users, etc

You can also start a direct PowerShell session using the cmdlet below:

Enter-PSSession -computername nanoall

If your Nano Server Is not part of the domain use the two cmdlets below:

Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value -Concatenate

Enter-PSSession -ComputerName -Credential Administrator