How To Restart Or Shutdown A Windows Nano Server 2016

In this Windows Nano Server 2016 article, I’ll show you how I restart and Shutdown a Nano Server using PowerShell.

Because Windows Server 2016 comes without any GUI Interface and accessing the Recovery Console Is only possible from the Hyper-V host today I’ll show a quick option to restart or shut down your Nano Server.

The first step In this process Is to connect to my Nano Server using PowerShell with the line below:

Enter-PSsession Nnaod03

To restart the computer Immediately I use:

Restart-Computer -Force

To shut Down the Nano Server use the cmdlet below:

Stop-Computer -Force