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Nano server console to show/change network information

Similar to ESXi, Nano server needs a text based console option to show/change network information. The default 'console' screen should show FDQN and IP address. There should also be a text based option to reboot/shutdown the hosts. This is basic control of a nano server that should NOT be relegated to remote management tools.

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    Derek SeamanDerek Seaman shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • brbossbrboss commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please don't name Nano Server console, Emergency Console, this implies that the only reason to use a console is during an emergency. Just console, or base console, or basic console. There are many practical reasons to check networking configuration and other basic setup/system configs that would not be emergency related.

      • Darryl van der PeijlDarryl van der Peijl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        At this point you cannot manage Nano server through the console.
        You can use the SetupComplete.cmd to print information on startup like Hostname/Domain/IP etc in the console.

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