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Questions tagged [windows-nano-server]

Installation option for Windows Server starting with Server 2016. This mode lacks a local console and can only be managed remotely.

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How do I install IIS in Nano Server 1709 in Azure online

I have an Azure VM running Nano Server 1709. I am trying to figure out how to install IIS on it, with little luck. I have tried following the tutorial but I am unable to get remote access to the VM. ...
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icacls variable not working in powershell script

I am configuring a new fileserver running on nanoserver 2016 datacenter edition. Right now i am working on a powershell script to create user folders. But I get an error when using the icacls command ...
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Nano Server - Move Pagefile

Update: I never found a way to move the pagefile and with Microsoft's pivot to make Nano container only I doubt there will ever be a way to do this. I am trying to move the pagefile on a Windows ...
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How do I run nginx in a Windows Nano Server based container?

I want to run nginx in a Nano Server based Docker container. It works fine if I use Windows Server Core as the base but if I use Windows Nano Server, nginx.exe immediately exits with code -1073741515 (...
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Nano Server attached to SAN doesn't see new files

I have recently provisioned two servers that are attached to a Lenovo S3200 with fibre channel. These are the only two servers attached. The servers are running Windows 2016 Nano, and I have installed ...
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app returns no error message running Kestrel on nanoserver in Docker (missing dll?)

I am trying to run a Kestrel application targeting net461 on Docker, but it fails with no error message. It runs ok on Windows 10. My Dockerfile is: FROM microsoft/nanoserver SHELL ["powershell"] ...
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What Security Implications Does WSMan “TrustedHosts” Have?

I found that WinRM requires TrustedHosts (in WSMan:\client) to be set to run remote PowerShell commands. I am unable to find official documentation on the security ramifications and risks of trusting ...
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Is it possible to install IE 11 on a Windows Nano server (2016)?

I'm working on some Selenium stuff in AWS. Unfortunately, Server 2012 and 2016 (with GUIs) haven't been all that helpful. I've run into quite a few snags. I'm wondering if it would be possible to ...
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Can Windows nanoserver run inside Linux docker?

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/deployment/deployment_nano talks about running a nanoserver docker image under Windows: docker pull microsoft/nanoserver Does this ...
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Is Windows Nano Server a Client SKU?

I've been experimenting with running Powershell DSC on Windows Server 2016 Nano (TP 5). When I run the configuration, I get the following error: PowerShell DSC resource MSFT_xWindowsFeature failed ...
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How to run 10 Windows Virtual Machines that run 32 bit DOS application

Trying to find the 'best' way to run 10 simultaneous 32 bit dos application programs. Long story short: I have an old 2003 32 bit Dos application (company no longer in business) that is crucial to ...
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Can't use dotnet core on Nano Server (TP5)

I was trying to follow all the instructions from the next tutorial: https://docs.asp.net/en/latest/tutorials/nano-server.html#id9 , but there has occured one problem... Seems to be, dotnet core wasn'...
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Can't install PackageProvider on NanoServer

I installed a new NanoServer as a VM. Now i want to install some roles online with the NanoServerPackage. When i fire Install-PackageProvider NanoServerPackage I get the Error WARNING: The ...
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Download a file with powershell on Nano Server?

I've had some significant difficulties figuring out how exactly to download a file with PowerShell under Nano Server. The challenge is the following: There is no Invoke-WebRequest There is no System....
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Can Windows Nano server run SQL server?

I am investigating the possibility of running a Nano server for a web service. I have been trying to find out if it can run an instance of SQL server 2016 in addition to IIS.
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Microsoft Nano Server Preview 5 can't format the partition

I am trying to install Windows Nano server CTP5 following the guide MS posted here. And I get the following error. PS E:\Nano\NanoServerImageGenerator> New-NanoServerImage -Edition Standard -...
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Windows Nano Server 2016 CTP4 - Cannot find type WIM2VHD.WimFile

Any ideas how I can deal with this error when trying to create a Windows Nano Server 2016 CTP4? ********************** Windows PowerShell transcript start Start time: 20160405151609 Username: ...
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How can I add the SMTP Server role in Nano Server?

Using the info on this TechNet page, I've successfully established a remote PowerShell session with a 2016 Preview 2 Nano Server running in a Hyper-V VM. I now want to add the SMTP Server role. I was ...
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Remote GUI Tools not available for Nano-Server

I'm reviewing the new Windows Nano Server Installation option. I'm using the Server Technical Preview 2 and installed a Nano Server OS in a VM on a Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host. I can connect to the ...