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Docker with Windows 7 Enterprise (64 Bit) and VM Ware Workstation 12 Pro

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(Theanonymousmodei) #1

Hello,

I’m complete new with docker. I have Windows 7 Enterprise (64 Bit) and VM Ware Workstation 12 Pro. Is it possible to install, for example Ubuntu in a virtual machine, and in this virtual machine Docker? Does it really work with Windows 7 as host (of the virtual machine)?

Kind reagards


(Sam) #2

i have VMWare running on Windows, and an Ubuntu VM, with docker running inside the VM.
docker doesn’t require any virtualization itself… it requires system library and runtime support to provide the isolation…

i have Windows 10 pro at the moment, but ran vmware on windows 7 when I had it.

this table from VMWare says Windows 7 is supported as a host system
https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2129859?r=2&Quarterback.validateRoute=1&KM_Utility.getArticleData=1&KM_Utility.getGUser=1&KM_Utility.getArticleLanguage=1&KM_Utility.getArticle=1