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Add-WindowsFeature : ArgumentNotValid: The role, role service, or feature name is not valid: 'Containers'. The name was not found. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Can't seem to get docker installed on my Windows server 2016 essentials installation.

    The version I'm running is 14393.1198.amd64fre.rs1_release_sec.170427-1353. 

    Is it not possible to install containers on this version or is there something I am missing?


    • Edited by SnakeSVx Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:45 AM
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:45 AM

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  • Hi There, 

    Please use the following link Part 2: Deploy Docker On Windows Server 2016 don't use part 1 of the article.

    When you run the cmdlets use Run as Administrator.

    Hope it will work.

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:28 PM
  • That is what I've been trying from the start, that error shows up when following that article.

    Friday, May 26, 2017 7:27 AM
  • Containers are not available in Essentials.  Windows Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter do support containers, as detailed here.
    Friday, June 9, 2017 6:53 PM