How to add Nano Server in Domain using DJoin Command

How to add Nano Server in Domain using DJoin Command

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to add Nano Server in Domain. In the old post, we learned the steps to Install and Configure Nano Server 2016 and steps to create and manage Nano Server 2016. By this tutorial you must be aware that Nano Servers are introduced by Microsoft in Windows Server 2016. Nano Server is a minimal footprint option announced by Microsoft. It gives an option to deploy only those packages that are required instead of installing all the packages and services. But the only disadvantage is that it doesn’t come with the option of Graphical User Interface (GUI). Therefore, we’ll use command prompt to add Nano Server 2016 in Domain.

Steps to add Windows Server 2016 Nano Server in Domain

Step 1:
On the Domain Controller run the command given below. DJOin command is used to offline join the domain (know more about offline Domain Join). In this command itingredient.com is the domain in which we want to add our Nano Server. Nano01 is the name of the machine and all the information would be saved in C:\odjblob file.

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