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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Creating a Windows Server container

Before starting to create Windows containers (either a Server container or a Hyper-V container), we need a base OS image. As mentioned earlier, base OS images are available with either Server Core or Nano Server as the container operating system.

You can also create and build your own container images and upload them to Docker Hub; see the article at: https://docs.docker.com/engine/getstarted/step_four/ for more information.

In this example, we will pull, from Docker Hub, a Nano Server-based OS image with the IIS role enabled.

The following steps are performed from the management system:

  1. You can search the available images on Docker Hub by running the following command followed by a filter value (that ...

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