How to Download a Windows Server Container Image

In this blog post, I’ll show you how to download Windows Containers Images from the docker hub repository.

The docker hub repository Is a central store that store Containers Images (Windows and Linux) and allows anyone to open a docker account and upload Is Container Image and makes available to the public.

To view all the official Microsoft Container Images, visit the website below.

https://hub.docker.com/u/microsoft/

To download and Install a Container Image on a container Host, we use the docker command docker Pull, In the example below I’ll download the Windows Nano Server 2016 Container Image.

Docker pull microsoft/nanoserver

To download all versions of the container image use the -an option

docker pull -a microsoft/nanoserver

Once download I can run the command below to view all my Images

Docker images

You could also use the docker search command to find container images

docker search microsoft/*

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