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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Preparing a Nano Server VHD(X) for a physical machine

Before you start deploying Nano Server to a bare-metal machine, you need to make sure the following packages are added to the Nano Server image that we will use in the steps that follow.

The packages are listed in the following order:

  1. Adding the SCVMM package, Microsoft-NanoServer-SCVMM-Package, will ensure that the VMM agent is part of the image.
  2. Adding the SCVMM compute package, Microsoft-NanoServer-SCVMM-Compute-Package, will ensure that the image has the Hyper-V role enabled and you can manage the physical host using SCVMM.
  3. For the File Server role, use -Storage along with Microsoft-NanoServer-SCVMM-Package.
  4. For the clustering feature, use -Clustering along with Microsoft-NanoServer-SCVMM-Package ...

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