The Operating System of The Container Does Not Match The Operating System of The Host

Working with Windows Containers, you may get the following error:

The operating system of the container does not match the operating system of the host

How to Fix?

You can run your WindowsServerCore containers as Hyper-V containers. Use the Docker commands and run a Hyper-V container using the following command:

PS > docker run -it --name=WinSrvCore01 --isolation=hyperv windowsservercore cmd


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I work as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris (France) with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 10 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.