How to use this box with Vagrant:

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| = "StefanScherer/windows_2016_docker"
  config.vm.box_version = "2019.01.09"
vagrant init StefanScherer/windows_2016_docker \
  --box-version 2019.01.09
vagrant up

This version was created almost 4 years ago.

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

  • microsoft/windowsservercore:10.0.14393.2724
  • microsoft/nanoserver:10.0.14393.2724

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 (13.1 GB)

  • virtualbox Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (11.1 GB)

  • vmware_desktop Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (11.1 GB)