New Docker Version for Windows Containers Released 17.06 EE

Over the weekend Docker released a new Docker engine (17.06) for Windows Containers running on Windows Server 2016.

Release highlights:

  • The new version 17.06 EE Is also available on IBM Z mainframe and now allows the creation of a Docker cluster across all operating systems (Windows, Linux, and Unix).
  • Enhanced Role-based Access Control (RBAC) – new Customs roles for network admins and more
  • Automated Image Promotion and Immutable Repos – These two capabilities allow administrators to further ensure the integrity of Docker images using more automation.

To update your docker version on Windows Server 2016, open PowerShell as Administrator and check the current version.

docker version

To Install the update, run the cmdlet below:

Install-Package -Name docker -ProviderName DockerMsftProvider -Force

Restart the docker service using.

Restart-service docker

And check the version again it should be 16.06

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