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August 24, 2015
Windows containers are now available in preview as the native Docker tools come to Microsoft for the first time.
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The default network setting for Windows containers is Network Address Translation, but you can also set up a transparent Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol or non-DHCP network. Continue Reading
You must start Windows containers with a CredentialSpec file and gMSA name to enable applications to use gMSA credentials in place of local system and network service accounts. Continue Reading
While container management software remains in flux as this version of virtualization matures, administrators should build their familiarity with the technology. Continue Reading
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NAT is the default network for container applications, but there are four other available drivers. Each container network driver poses some limitations and must be used carefully. Continue Reading
Windows wasn't always an ideal environment for containers, but recent changes offer a wealth of options, including those for Windows Server and the Azure public cloud. Continue Reading
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You can use a number of tools for Windows and Hyper-V container management, including Docker and PowerShell, depending on your experience and skill set. Continue Reading
Take advantage of the PowerShell for Docker module to easily create and manage Windows containers in your environment with this step-by-step installation guide. Continue Reading