Github actions services available on others VMs ?

Hi,

I’ve tried to setup a simple action with postgres service, by curiosity, with a matrix strategy to lauch the workflow also on windows VM but I’ve seen this error : 

I know services uses Docker container and I’m guessing it’s a bit tricky in others VMs. Github actions services will support other virtual machine like Windows later or it’s not planned at all ?

Thanks in advance,

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Hi @sabderemane ,

Currently, Docker container actions can only execute in the GitHub-hosted Linux environment, and is not supported on other environments (such as Windows and MacOS).

More details please reference here: https://help.github.com/en/actions/automating-your-workflow-with-github-actions/about-actions#types-of-actions

We notice that some other users also had reported the same question, we had reported this as a feature request to the appropriate engineering team.

Would be nice if the service support can be mentioned here as well. 
 https://help.github.com/en/actions/automating-your-workflow-with-github-actions/workflow-syntax-for-github-actions#jobsjob_idservices

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