.NET Tutorial - Your First Microservice

Install Docker

Docker is a platform that enables you to combine an app plus its configuration and dependencies into a single, independently deployable unit called a container.

If you already have Docker installed, make sure it's version 18.09 or higher.

Download and install

You'll be asked to register for Docker Store before you can download the installer.

By default, Docker will use Linux Containers on Windows. Leave this configuration settings as-is when prompted in the installer.

Get Docker for Windows

After installing Docker, you may be asked to sign out to finalize installation.

Check that Docker is ready to use

Once you've installed, open a new command prompt and run the following command:

Once you've installed, open a new terminal and run the following command:

Command prompt
docker --version

If the command runs, displaying some version information, then Docker is successfully installed.