I have used docker for windows with linux containers on windows 10 sucessfully - but now I want to use a new shiny Windows Server 2016 for that task - but how?
I have installed the docker features using this guide: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/quick_start/quick_start_windows_server
Installing the normal docker.msi fails because the windows version ist not Windows 10.
Unfortunately, when trying to run any linux vm docker throws the error:
image operating system "linux" cannot be used on this platform.
It is now possible to run Linux containers on Windows Server 2016 although it's not as simple as running the Docker for Windows installer. Full instructions are in the following answer: Linux Docker container on Windows Server 2016