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Create a Docker for Business Central using BCContainerHelper

Introduction: In my earlier blog on Implementing extensions in NAV Development Preview using Docker  there were a few complications for docker managing the container. With the BCContainerHelper released, setting up Docker became easier. Check out the post below. Pre- requisites : Understanding of Docker Understanding of BCContainerHelper Demonstration: 1. Install BCContainerHelper: To install BCContainerHelper, you will need to install the Powershell Module. Run Powershell as Administrator > Run the Powershell Script. Command: Install-Module BCContainerHelper -Force 2. Start BCContainerHelper Wizard: i. Start BCContainerHelper: To run the BCContainerHelperWizard, you will need to run the PowerShell Command. Note that the Wizard is in CLI form. Command: New-BcContainerWizard ii. Accept EULA: To proceed you will need to accept the EULA. iii. Local Container or Azure VM Deployment: This screen provides the deployment type. You can either choose Local Container or Azure VM. iv. Authenti

How to setup Hyper-V

Introduction: In this blog, I will showcase how to setup Hyper-V in Windows and Install OS on Hyper-V Pre- requisites : Basic Understanding of Hyper-V Understanding of OS Installation Books & References: Setup Hyper-V Demonstration: 1. Enable Hyper-V through Windows: Search for Turn Windows features ON or OFF in Windows Search and Enable Hyper-V Once you hit OK, Hyper-V will be installed and the setup will complete. You will need to Restart your machine.  2. Creation of Virtual Machine in Hyper-V: Once Hyper-V is installed, you can simply search for Hyper-V in Windows Search. In Hyper-V, you will need to create Virtual Machine. Select New > Virtual Machine. Add the Virtual Machine Name Select VM Generation. This is similar to Legacy or UEFI Boot. Select the Allowed Memory(RAM) for the VM. Select Network Adapter Create Virtual Hard Disk Drive and select the size for the same. In order to Boot the OS, you will need the bootable drive or ISO image of the OS You can now go ahead and

Installation of Windows Subsystem for Linux

Introduction: I'm sure many saw this and wondered what this is. Let me explain. This is known as Windows Subsystem for Linux(WSL). Basically, WSL is like a Linux Environment running on Windows without a need to have VM or Dual Boot. WSL allows you to integrate your Linux Applications, Tools, directly inside Windows. Refer  What is Windows Subsystem for Linux | Microsoft Learn  for more details. Pre- requisites : Basic Understanding of Linux Basic Understanding of Virtual Machine  Basic Understanding of OS Installation / Dual Boot Books & References: What is Windows Subsystem for Linux Install Linux on Windows with WSL Demonstration: 1. Direct Installation vi a   wsl --install: You can open PowerShell running as Administrator. Note that this method is only available to   Windows 10 version 2004 and higher (Build 19041 and higher) or Windows 11. 2. I will follow the Manual way of installation: i. Enable Windows Subsystem for Linux: Run the following command in Powershell with Ad