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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Managing the Local Administrator's Passwords on Nano Server

As we covered in Chapter 6, Managing Nano Server with Windows PowerShell and Windows PowerShell DSC, the Group Policy and the associated Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) tools are not present on Nano Server, even when the domain is joined, because Nano Server will not consume and endorse Group Policy settings. This is expected because those tools are graphical components and Nano Server is headless and designed to be remotely managed. A question that you find yourself asking is, how am I going to manage a local administrator's password for high density Nano Server deployment?

The good news is that Microsoft brought the implementation of the Local Administrator Password Solution ...

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