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Create and Run a Windows Server Container Image on Windows Server

This lab walks through the process of creating a Windows Server container image and running the image on Windows Server.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jan 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install Docker on VM1

    1. Update Nuget to the minimum required version to install Docker.
    2. Install the Docker PowerShell module.
    3. Install the Docker package.
  2. Challenge

    Create a Dockerfile

    1. Create a Dockerfile using Visual Studio Code with the following instructions:

      RUN powershell.exe -command Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server
      ADD "" "C:\\ServiceMonitor.exe"
      WORKDIR c:\\inetpub\\wwwroot
      COPY index.html index.html
      EXPOSE 80
      ENTRYPOINT ["C:\\ServiceMonitor.exe", "w3svc"]
    2. Create an index.html file in the working directory and include some HTML content in that file, for example:

      <h1>Hello from Docker!</h1>
  3. Challenge

    Build Your Container Image

    Build your container image using your Dockerfile.

  4. Challenge

    Run Your Container Image

    Run your container image.

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