Updating Nano Server using Windows Update or Windows Server Update Service

THIS HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY THIS POST: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/nanoserver/2016/10/07/updating-nano-server/ ============================================================================================== If you want to use Windows Update (WU) or Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) to update Nano Server, there is a WU WMI provider in TP4 that can be used to scan for and install updates.  To install all applicable updates: 1. Establish a Remote PowerShell…


Create your WSA using FireGiant APPX Extension on top of Wix Toolset

Check out the Channel 9 video to learn how to create a Windows Server App (WSA) running on Nano Server, using the FireGiant APPX Extension tool on top of Wix Toolset. https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Nano-Server-Team/Creating-AppX-Packages-for-Nano-Server-with-the-WiX-Toolset This tool enables you to use the same setup source code that you use to create a MSI package for other Windows platforms, to create…

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Download just Nano Server in a VHD (Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4)

It has been great talking to customers at community events over the past few months.  One item of feedback I heard regarding Nano Server is a request for an evaluation image to download independently of the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview ISO.  The ISO download is just over 6 GB but the Nano Server installation…