Steps to Install & Configure Windows Containers on Window Server 2019 Base

Hello,In this blog we are installing & configure Window Containers on window server 2019 Base.Using Windows PowerShell,we can easily to develop, deploy, and manage the Windows-based containers.

There are some steps to install & configure Windows Containers on Window Server 2019 Base:

To Install Containers Feature on window server 2019 base

  • Login to window server 2019 base.

  • Click on Start Button then click on Server Manager.

  • Close the open wizard.

  • Click on Add Roles & Features.

  • In the Before you begin page,this wizard helps you install roles,features & role services.Click on Next.

  • In Installation type page,Select Role-based or Feature-based installation.Click on Next.

  • In Server Selection page,select “select a server from the server pool”. Click on Next.

  • In Server Roles page, No need to add role,click on Next.

  • In Features page,select “Containers” features.Click on Next.

  • In Confirmation page,review the added roles & features then click on Install.

  • Once installation is done,click on close option to “Close the Add Roles & Feature wizard”.

  • Restart the Server.

To Configure Container (Docker) on window server 2019

  • After restart the server,click on search icon & search “Windows PowerShell”.

  • Open the Windows PowerShell.

  • To Install the Microsoft Package Provider for Docker.

Install-Module -Name DockerMsftProvider -Repository PSGallery -Force

  • Now,install the latest version of Docker.

Install-Package -Name docker -ProviderName DockerMsftProvider

  • Here is the command output.

  • Type Y & hit the Enter key.

  • After docker is installed,restart the server.

Restart-Computer -Force

  • Run the docker command to list the available options.

dockerdocker images

  • Here is the command output.

  • Run the First container.

docker pull mcr.microsoft.com/windows/nanoserver:1803-amd64

  • Here is the command output.

  • to list the docker images.

docker images

  • Here is the command output.

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