How to use this box with Vagrant:

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| = "StefanScherer/windows_2016_docker"
  config.vm.box_version = "2018.08.15"
vagrant init StefanScherer/windows_2016_docker \
  --box-version 2018.08.15
vagrant up

This version was created about 5 years ago.

Windows Server 2016 Core Eval with Docker and two base Docker images preinstalled:

  • microsoft/windowsservercore:10.0.14393.2430
  • microsoft/nanoserver:10.0.14393.2430

Packer templates at


Each box is about 10 GByte to download. But for all providers you can use linked clones to have a fast boot experience.

3 providers for this version.
  • hyperv Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (14.3 GB)

  • vmware_desktop Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (10.9 GB)

  • virtualbox Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (9.89 GB)