• Mohammed Niyas

Installation of Nano Server

Updated: May 9, 2020


1. Start Powershell:


To start a PowerShell session, type powershell at a command prompt.


2. Get Current IP:


Get-NetIPConfiguration command retrieves the current network configuration, including network interfaces, IP addresses, and DNS servers.


The Get-NetIPAddress command displays the current IP address configuration, including IPv4, IPv6, and IP addresses with which these addresses are associated.


3. Get NIC interface details:


The Get-NetIPInterface command shows information about an IP interface,


Get-NetIPConfiguration -InterfaceIndex 9

4. Set IP address to interface:


To configure a server with a static IP address, use the New-NetIPAddress command. This sets a static IP address, a subnet mask, and a default gateway to an interface with an index value of7


New-NetIPaddress -InterfaceIndex 2 -IPAddress 192.168.1.182 -PrefixLength 24 -DefaultGateway 192.168.1.1


5. Set DNS address:


To configure a server with a static IP address, use the New-NetIPAddress command. This sets a static IP address, a subnet mask, and a default gateway to an interface with an index value of7



New-NetIPaddress -InterfaceIndex 2 -IPAddress 192.168.1.182 -PrefixLength 24 -DefaultGateway 192.168.1.1

7. Manage Server core using Server configuration tool:


Open Server Configuration Tool by typing in the sconfig.cmd command.

8. Enable PS-Remoting:


we should ensure WinRM-based PowerShell remoting is enabled. Type 15 to exit to a command line, type powershell to start PowerShell, and run the following command:


Enable-PSRemoting -SkipNetworkProfileCheck -Force

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