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Deploying and Running a Container on Azure Container Instances

In this hands-on lab, you will use the Azure portal to create and connect to a **Welcome to Azure Container Instances!** website running on Azure Container Instances. You will log in to the Azure portal and create a new container from a QuickStart image, then browse to the website in your web browser. Finally, you will use the Azure portal to stop the container. After completing this lab, you will have gained the experience required to create your first container in Azure Container Instances.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jul 26, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a Container Instance

    In the Azure portal, navigate to the Container instances dashboard and create a new container instance in the same region as the provisioned resource group. Name it whatever you'd like, use Quickstart images as the source and (Linux) as the image, and leave everything else at the default selection.

    For Networking, under DNS name label, give your container a DNS name between 5 and 63 characters. You can use the name of the container instance that you specified in the previous step.

  2. Challenge

    Log In to the Azure Portal

    With a supported browser of your choice, log in to the Azure portal using the credentials provided on the lab page. We recommend that you use an incognito or private browsing window to ensure you're using the lab account, rather than your own.

  3. Challenge

    Test in Your Browser

    In a web browser, use the the FQDN of your container instance to navigate to the instance and verify that you see Welcome to Azure Container Instances! displayed on the web page.

  4. Challenge

    Stop the Container

    In the Azure portal, stop the container instance and verify that it has been stopped.

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