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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Microsoft Management Console

You can use the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) to manage Nano Server as well:

  • From the command-line type mmc.exe
  • From the File menu, Click Add/Remove Snap-in... and then select Computer Management and click on Add
  • Choose Another computer and add the IP address or the computer name of your Nano Server machine. Click on Ok

As shown in Figure 3, you can expand system tools and check the tools that you are familiar with like Event Viewer, Local Users, Groups, Shares, and Services. Please note that some of these MMC tools such as Task Scheduler and Disk Management cannot be used against Nano Server. Also, for certain tools, you need to open some ports in Windows Firewall:

Figure 3: Managing Nano Server using ...

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