Manage Nano Server 2016 – Hyper-V host

In this post series I will guide you in our journey of creating a Nano Server 2016 Hyper-V host on a bare metal machine. We will meet some friendly wizards, annoying driver pitfalls, smooth powershell configuration and to top it all of it will all end well! Looks like we have our self a true fairy tail story…

This chapter: The journey continues, we configure remote management for our new server!
Lets dive right in!
Run PowerShell as Administrator:

winrm quickconfig
Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value "*"
Enable-WSManCredSSP -Role client -DelegateComputer "*"

$hostname = "192.168.1.88"
$user = "$hostname\Administrator"
Enter-PSSession -ComputerName $hostname -Credential $user
Enable-WSManCredSSP -Role server
Exit

Configure Hyper-V Management Tools

Control Panel > Programs > Turn Windows features on or off

Select Hyper-V Management Tools in the Windows Features list
Select Hyper-V Management Tools in the Windows Features list

 

Allow delegating credentials

Run “gpedit.msc”

Configure the following group policy: * Computer Configuration | Administrative Templates | System | Credentials Delegation | Allow delegating fresh credentials with NTLM-only server authentication *
Click Enable and add wsman/fqdn-of-hyper-v-host

gpedit.msc settings to allow connection to remote Hyper-V servers
gpedit.msc settings to allow connection to remote Hyper-V servers

Test Hyper-V Manager

We now will connect to the Nano Server 2016, lets start by opening the Hyper-V Manager.

Select “Connect to Server…”

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