Windows Docker networking – Part 2: Custom network types

In Part 1, we had a look at general networking details of Windows Container technology, and I explained how to configure NAT in Docker. In this part, we are going to talk about custom networks such as transparent networks, Layer 2 (L2) bridging, and L2 tunnelling in Docker for Windows.

Removing container networks

You may remember from the first part that we can easily change the IP prefix of the default NAT network by playing with the daemon.json Docker configuration file. The Docker engine also gives us a chance to create fully custom networks (for NAT and other types of drivers) using the command line.

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