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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Running IIS on Nano Server

With the release of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft announced that IIS 10 is also available as a role on Nano Server. With smaller memory and dramatically smaller disk footprint, web workloads are particularly suited to running on Nano Server, especially for high density web hosting.

Please note that not all Web Applications will run on Nano Server. IIS version 10 running on Nano Server targets applications developed based on ASP.NET Core, so full .NET Framework will not run. Applications written in Java and PHP will run with IIS 10 on Nano.

Mount Windows Server 2016 ISO media on your machine. In this example, it's mounted on the 'H' drive.There are many options, approaches, and methods to install IIS on Nano Server. ...

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