Install Hyper-V On Windows Nano Server 2016

With the official release of Windows Nano Server 2016 to the public I have decided to revise most of my Nano Server articles to reflect the latest release.

In this article I’ll show you how I Install the Hyper-V role on my Nano Server.

To get started I have download Nano Server 2016 and connected to It using Remote PowerShell.

Next I run the 3 lines below to Install Hyper-V:

Import-PackageProvider NanoServerPackage

find-NanoServerPackage -Name *

install-NanoServerPackage -name Microsoft-NanoServer-Compute-Package -culture en-us

Wait for Installation to complete

Restart server using:


After restart I can access the Hyper-V module on the Nano Server Host