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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Nano Server customizations

You can customize Nano Server using the NanoServerImageGenerator PowerShell module or using the DISM tool. Microsoft divides the customizations into required and optional packages, as shown here:

With the required parameters, you can set the following:

  • Adding the right set of drivers. Microsoft has the OEM drivers package. If you want to host Nano Server on a physical machine, the OEM package contains the inbox drivers that are used to ship with Server Core. Microsoft packaged these for convenience purposes, so you can test Nano Server without having to bump into situations where you have to download a driver or find the right driver for your machine. Alternatively, you can use the guest drivers if you want to ...

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