Windows Containers

Windows Containers Server role was released on 31th of October 2016 with the release of Windows server 2016 RTM edition.

Windows Containers allows us to provision a copy of a running Windows Server Instance on the host In less than 5 seconds.

Windows Containers are portable, Secure fast.

The management tool for Windows Containers is Docker.

Docker provides and easy to use command line tool to create, delete and manage Windows Containers.


Below, you will find all the articles I’ve written about Windows Containers.

  1. How to Use Port Mapping With Windows Containers
  2. How To Create A Transparent Network For Windows Containers
  3. 9 Things That Will Help You Understand Windows Containers
  4. How to Configure Windows Containers Networking
  5. How To Assign A Static IP Address To A Windows Container
  6. How Update Windows Containers Docker Version To The Latest Build
  7. How To Create A Windows Containers Image Using Dockerfile
  8. Install Microsoft SQL Express On Windows Containers Using Docker
  9. Part 1: How To Install Docker On Windows Nano Server 2016
  10. Part 2: Run Windows Containers On Windows Docker Host
  11. Error: Install-Package: KB3176936 or later is required for docker to work, Windows Server 2016
  12. Docker Command-Line Completion For The Windows Docker PowerShell Module
  13. Part 1: Deploy Docker Container On Windows Server 2016
  14. Part 2: Deploy Docker On Windows Server 2016
  15. Part 3: Download Windows Images For Docker
  16. Part 4: Create A Windows Server 2016 Container Using Docker
  17. Part 5: Install IIS On A Windows Docker Container
  18. Part 6: Connect A Windows Container To A Shared Storage With Docker
  19. Part 7: Save Windows Container As A Docker Image
  20. Part 8: Find Open Ports And Port Mapping On a Docker Container
  21. Install And Configure Windows Nano Server As A Container Host
  22. How To Connect To A Windows Container Using PowerShell
  23. How To Install Docker On Windows Nano Server Container Host
  24. Manage Windows Containers Using The PowerShell Containers Module
  25. Step By Step: Install And Configure Windows Containers And Docker on Windows Server 2016 TP5
  26. How To Run Windows Server Containers In Microsoft Azure
  27. Create Windows Containers using Docker In Microsoft Azure
  28. Monitor And Manage Windows Containers In Microsoft Azure Using Docker
  29. Delete And Create Windows Containers On Microsoft Azure Using Docker
  30. View Real Time Windows Containers Event Using Docker On Microsoft Azure
  31. Install And Run IIS Server Inside Windows Container Running On Azure And Docker