Deploying IIS in a container

In the Deploying a hello-world sample recipe, you downloaded and ran multiple container images. One of those images was the microsoft/iis image. This image contains IIS with only the default website set up and working. When you run this image, IIS is loaded in the container, and with port mapping in place, you can easily see the website in the container, even though IIS is not loaded on the container host.

For this recipe to work as written, the container has to have the same base OS image as your container host. This recipe, therefore, assumes that the host you are using for the recipes in this chapter is 1809 (for both Windows 10 and Server 2019). If you run this recipe on an older OS, for example, 1709 or Server ...

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