Run container images in Azure Container Instances

Azure Container Instances

Learn how Azure Container Instances can help you quickly deploy containers, how to set environment variables, and specify container restart policies.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of Azure Container Instances and how resources are grouped.
  • Deploy a container instance in Azure by using the Azure CLI.
  • Start and stop containers using policies.
  • Set environment variables in your container instances.
  • Mount file shares in your container instances.


  • You should be familiar with container concepts and terminology.
  • An understanding of cloud computing and some experience with the Azure portal.