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Trouble Shooting

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 06:10 UTC by garethbrown


error during connect: Get http://%2F%2F.%2Fpipe%2Fdocker_engine/v1.39/containers/json

Linux containers

If running Linux containers, this may be the fix:

docker-machine env --shell=powershell | Invoke-Expression

Windows containers

If trying to run windows containers this may resolve the issue:

Note that the SwitchDaemon argument causes Docker for Windows to switch between Windows and Linux containers.

Run Powershell as admin

cd "C:\Program Files\Docker\Docker"
./DockerCli.exe -SwitchDaemon

In Powershell elevated access solved my issue.


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