Recently, we needed to install Docker on a Windows Server 2016 machine as one of the dependencies of a CI/CD build pipeline. We originally attempted to install Docker Desktop but later found out that it was not supported on Windows Server 2016. Instead, Docker recommended the installation of Docker Enterprise Edition for free when it came to Windows Server 2016.
Hello, I have successfully installed Docker in my windows server 2016 after too much trial and run method. To have a clear idea of installation, I am trying to install docker in another server with a similar configuration. I am noticing that when docker is installed in my working server I see a docker folder inside my docker folder with all docker CLI which I am not able to replicate in the. Install Docker Enterprise Edition for Windows Server Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Docker Enterprise Edition for Windows Server (Docker EE) enables native Docker containers on Windows Server. Windows Server 2016 and later versions are supported. The Docker EE installation package includes everything you need to run Docker on Windows Server. Unable to Install Docker on Windows Server 2016 Package 'DockerMsftProvider' failed to be installed because: End of Central Directory record could not be found. Install Docker on Windows Server 2016 Version 1709 With the release of Windows Server 2016 version 1709, I’ll show you how to deploy a Windows Containers Host on it. In this blog post, I’ll show you how to Install Docker 17.06 and Docker Enterprise Edition Preview build which support many great features like Linux Containers. I’ve been working on installing Docker on Server 2016. Here are the steps I’ve followed and some issues I ran into: First, you have to have Windows Server 2016. Run Powershell as Administrator (Right click on PowerShell and RunAs Administrator) – yes, you also have to be a local administrator of the box.
The common steps given requires connectivity to the internet. However, our machine did not have network connectivity. Below were the steps we took to install Docker in this scenario.
(1) On a Windows Server 2016 machine that has an internet connection, run Windows Powershell.
Use the following command to download the Docker installer archive.
(2) Copy the downloaded zip file to the Windows Server 2016 machine that you want to install Docker on.
(3) On the Windows Server 2016 machine, run Windows Powershell as Administrator and navigate to the folder with the copied zip file.
Use the following command to extract the archive.
Use the following command to remove the archive.
Use the following command to install Docker Enterprise Edition.
Use the following command to restart Windows
(4) After Windows Server 2016 has restarted, run Windows Powershell as Administrator.
Use the following commands to add Docker to the System Environment Path and reload the new System Environment Path.
Use the following command to register Docker daemon as a service.
Use the following command to start the registered Docker daemon service.
Use the following command to test your Docker Enterprise Edition installation by running the hello-world container.