Saturday, April 16, 2016

How to install Nano Server in Microsoft Azure

First, you need to log into Azure online portal ( and then you can follow the below mentioned steps to create your Nano server. If you don’t have an Azure account, then you can get a one month free trial. For that, follow this link
To create a Nano VM, In the Windows Azure portal go in to
Virtual Machines > New
Then from the next windows you can select the from Gallery and go in to the Gallery.
Select the "Windows Server 2016 Core with Containers Tech Preview 4" Virtual Machine.
Give a Server name and select the Tire. In my case I'm going with Standard one. Then, Select Size and give a User name and the Password to the server.
Then Give a Cloud service, DNS name and if you want, you can change the Region.
Under Endpoints, you can give the ports which you want to open to the outside. This you can add later.
Select the configuration that you want to add in the initial configuration. Here I'm adding VM agent. You can add those third-party extensions later.
Ok Now you are done with the installation.
Next I’ll try to show the PowerShell Remoting on Nano Server.

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