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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Nano recovery console

You read in earlier chapters about all the benefits of Nano Server, such as performance, less disk footprint, less patches, security, and so on. But without the GUI, it's not easy to troubleshoot a Nano Server.

This is why in Windows Server 2016, the Nano Server deployment option of Windows Server comes with full Nano Server recovery console support. The purpose of the recovery console is to provide direct local access to a Nano Server operating system in order to re-establish remote network connectivity. The Nano recovery console does not provide you, command-line access nor PowerShell access locally. However, it does provide you with the ability to fix whatever might be causing remote management not to work. In this ...

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