Nano Proxy Test - Perform Basic Operation

This test performs a basic networking operation on the Nano Server computer.

Test details

  • Device.DevFund.Server.Nano.OperateInServerNano
  • System.Fundamentals.ServerNano.OperateInServerNano
  • Windows Server 2016 x64
Supported Releases
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10, version 1511
  • Windows 10, version 1607
Expected run time (in minutes) 2
Category Compatibility
Timeout (in minutes) 0
Requires reboot false
Requires special configuration false
Type automatic


Additional documentation

Tests in this feature area might have additional documentation, including prerequisites, setup, and troubleshooting information, that can be found in the following topic(s):

Running the test

This test requires a secondary computer running a Nano Server configuration. The Nano Server computer and the HLK client computer should contain the same driver and device to be certified. An example configuration is shown below:

example configuration for nano server capable testing of a device driver

Before running this test, you must first load the Compatibility Playlist. Once loaded, you must then manually add the Device.DevFund.Server.Nano feature so that the necessary tests can be scheduled. For more information, see Manually add features.


For generic troubleshooting of HLK test failures, see Troubleshooting Windows HLK Test Failures.

Error: Access denied

Description: Could not connect to the Nano Server computer.

Workaround: Ensure that the Nano Server computer is added to the TrustedHosts of the SUT and that the credentials are sufficient to connect through Windows PowerShell Remoting or some other WSMan protocol.

More information


Parameter name Parameter description
ComputerName Name of the nano server system
Username Username to access the nano server system
Password Password to access the nano server system
DeviceId Device id of device under test
DriverFolder Folder containing driver files
PathToInf Path to the Inf file




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