Difficulty: beginner
Estimated Time: 10-15 minutes

In this scenario, you'll learn how to deploy an ASP.NET Core application with .NET Core as a Docker Container.

The environment is connected to a sandboxed Docker instance, and the code for a default ASP.NET Core application is in the working directory. To view the code use ls and cat <filename>

The machine name Docker is running on is called docker. If you want to access any of the services then use docker instead of localhost or

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Deploying ASP.NET Core as a Docker Container

Step 1 of 6

Step 1 - Example Application

The example application is a ASP.NET Core MVC API. Packages and dependencies are downloaded from NuGet.

The application is configured to listen on port 5000. It has a single endpoint that returns the hostname of the container. You can see the endpoint code in Controllers/IndexController.cs