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How to: Create Nano server image

With Server 2016 TP5 available today, we want to test it by ourselves.
First; how-to deploy a Nano server image.

Download the server 2016 ISO and mount it.

  1. Launch PowerShell as Administrator.
  2. Copy Nano server folder with the following command:
  3. Import the PowerShell module for building the the image with the following command:
  1. Run command

Gives a GUI where you can give the parameters for deploying the nano server VHD.
* Note: When you select other roles you must use the -Mediapath variable to the ISO.
** Note: AdministratorPassword must be a secure string. In the GUI Password field: (ConvertTo-SecureString -String “YourPassword” -AsPlainText -Force)

In order to automate things you can also do it by hand:

 

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