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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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PxE-boot a bare-metal machine and install Nano Server from WDS using a VHD, VHD(X), or WIM file

Deploying Nano Server using WDS can be accomplished using a Nano Server image in VHD, VHD(X), or WIM format that contains customizations including Nano Server packages and drivers, prior to adding the image to the WDS server.

This section describes using Microsoft WDS to perform a bare-metal deployment of Nano Server. For instructions on how to create and modify a VHD image, please refer to the section titled Creating a custom Nano Server VHD(X) image and for instructions on how to create and modify WIM files, please refer to the section titled Creating a custom Nano Server WIM image. The Nano Server WIM, VHD, or VHDX file can be added to the WDS ...

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