Upgrading Server 2012R2 to Nano Server
Hyper-V

Upgrade Hyper-V to Nano Server with zero VM downtime

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Hyper-V to Nano Server with no downtime Upgrading Hyper-V to Nano Server is relatively straight forward.  A Nano Server image should be created for each Hypervisor in your Hyper-V cluster.  Each of those Nano Server images should be customized to […]

Nano Server Console with PowerShell Logo
Nano Server

Customizing Nano deployment using SetupComplete.cmd

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Nano Server SetupComplete.cmd While possible to set many options in the actual Nano Server image you will likely find yourself needing to perform a few post deployment customization tasks.  These can be accomplished through use of SetupComplete.cmd which can be […]

Nano Server Login Console
Nano Server

How to create a Nano Server Image

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Creating a Nano Server Image Unlike other versions of Windows Nano Server does not have install media to load onto a VM or Physical Host.  Instead, a base level Nano WIM, Nano Packages, and Nano scripts are used in conjunction […]

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System Administrator

Using ImageX to capture and deploy an image: a basic example

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In this post I’ll go through a basic example of capturing and deploying a system image using ImageX: Sysprep the reference computer Capture an image of the reference computer Deploy the image to the target computer Please keep in mind […]