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Docker restart on Windows Server 2016 issue


We recently installed docker on a windows server 2016 box. We’re using docker-compose, with the restart flags set to always.

When the server reboots, docker does try to restart the containers but they fail with various errors - namely in the event log I’m getting “The system cannot find the path specified”

I’ve resolved this on my test VM by simply setting the docker service startup type to “Automatic (Delayed)”, so now when I reboot it takes a minute or two then all starts up as expected.

So the question is, is this going to be a reliable way to solve this issue?

I think there are a couple issues that I recommend you track: