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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Setup and boot event collection (SBEC)

In this section, we will dive into Setup and Boot Event Collection (SBEC) which is a new feature introduced in Windows Server 2016. This feature is designed to help you to collect events and troubleshoot a headless machine-like Nano Server either locally or in a remote datacenter where you don't have access to it. SBEC allows you to remotely view the setup and boot event off-box; in other words, before the OS even boots. This feature will stream all events off during the boot and setup process to a collector machine in your environment and save them into an ETL file.

You can watch the events in real time, as it's going through the setup and boot process, and watch all the events that are coming in. Thus, ...

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