Running Tensorboard on Windows

In my previous post < link >, I had shown how to install TensorFlow on Windows. However, I found that TensorBoard currently has issues running on Windows. For example, and There are different ways to solve this issue for example using Ubuntu virtual machine or bash on Windows available with anniversary update. The simplest approach I found is to use docker installation.
  1. For docker installation you can navigate to and download the latest stable release and install. Once installed open Docker Quickstart Terminal.
  2. Enter command docker run --privileged=true -dit -v /c/Users/USERNAME/tensorflow/tensorboard:/media/disk -p 8888:8888 -p 6006:6006 
  3. Note the docker ID and run the following command docker exec -it DOCKERID bash
  4. Enter tensorboard --logdir=/media/disk/tflogs assuming your tensorflow logs are in /c/Users/USERNAME/tensorflow/tensorboard/tflogs folder.
  5. Go to browser and enter address for docker machine followed by port 6006, e.g., in the video below it is

*UPDATE: r0.12rc1 fixed the issue with tensorboard with default compile* Watch to install or follow instructions on

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