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Windows Container Compatibility?


(Nicolas Bihan) #1

With the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update set for August 2nd and Windows Server 2016 around the corner, I am a little bit confused about how Docker for Windows will behave with the Windows Container stack (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/quick_start).
Is Docker for Windows will only be compatible with Hyper-V containers or there will be some ways to use Windows Container too?


(Michael Friis) #2

We’re working on also shipping the Windows-native Docker daemon with Docker for Windows to ensure that they co-exist.

In the interim you can register the Windows daemon to listen on a different pipe:

.\dockerd.exe -H npipe:////./pipe/windows_containers --register-service
Start-Service docker
docker -H npipe:////./pipe/windows_containers version