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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Managing Nano Server with PowerShell

For most IT administrators, the graphical user interface is the easiest to use. But on the other hand, PowerShell allows for a fast and an automated process.

That's why in Windows Server 2016, the Nano Server deployment option of Windows Server comes with full PowerShell remoting support. The purpose of the core PowerShell engine is to manage Nano Server instances at scale. PowerShell remoting includes DSC, Windows Server cmdlets (network, storage, Hyper-V, and so on), remote file transfer, remote script authoring and debugging, and PowerShell Web access.

As discussed in Chapter 1, Introduction to Nano Server, Nano Server is deep refactoring initially focused on the cloud infrastructure roles (compute, ...

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