What is Microsoft Azure container services and how to configure it ? – The only Azure container tutorial you need

📣 1249 Participants |🎓 685 Reviews | 4.7 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Introduction to Azure Container Service:

Sky blue Container Service (ACS) makes it easy to make, arrange, and deal with a group of virtual machines that are preconfigured to run containerized applications.

By utilizing ACS (Azure Container Service) you can exploit the undertaking grade highlight of Azure, while as yet keeping up application convey ability through Kubernetes and the Docker picture organize.

C:\Users\Abhilash\Downloads\clipboard-image (10).png

ACS (Azure Container Service) bolsters 3 Orchestrators:

1. Kubernetes.

2. DC/OS with Marathon, and

3. Docker Swarm.


Kubernetes is an open-source framework for computerizing arrangement, scaling, and administration of containerized applications.

DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System):

DC/OS is a circulated working framework in light of the Apache Mesos appropriated frameworks part. It empowers the administration of different machines as though they were a solitary PC.

Docker Swarm:

Docker Swarm is a grouping and planning apparatus for Docker holders. With Swarm, IT overseers and designers can build up and deal with a bunch of Docker hubs as a solitary virtual framework.

Overseen Kubernetes in Azure:

ACS diminishes the multifaceted nature and operational overhead of dealing with a Kubernetes bunch by offloading quite a bit of that duty to Azure.

As a facilitated Kubernetes benefit, Azure handles basic assignments like wellbeing observing and support for you.

Also, you pay just for the operator hubs inside your groups, not for the bosses.

As an oversaw Kubernetes benefit, ACS gives:

• Easy bunch scaling.

• Self-recuperating facilitated control plane (aces).

• Automated Kubernetes variant redesigns and fixing.

• Cost reserve funds – pay just to run operator pool hubs.

Making Docker group with ACS:

1. Login to purplish blue http://portal.azure.com.

2. Select Azure Active Directory > App enlistments > New application enrolment.

3. Enter a name for the application, this can be any esteem.

Select “Web application/API” for the application compose. Enter an incentive for the Sign-on URL; this can be any an incentive in a legitimate URL design, however, does not should be a good endpoint.

4. Create a holder benefit:

In the Azure entry, here you can see that Microsoft Azure “Dashboard.” On the left-hand side, you can see explore bar.

Tap on “NEW.” Select the “Compartment.” Go to the Azure compartment administrations.


1. Basic Settings:

Include another holder benefit and give the necessary settings. Picked your membership and, make another asset gathering.

You can likewise change area, however, ensure that ACS is accessible in your preferred district.


2. Master Configuration:

For ace setup, picked a DNS name, ace qualifications, for example, username, open key, and the ace tally, i.e. the number of experts for the group. Pick Swarm for Orchestrator.


3. Agent Configuration:

Picked the specialist tally and select the machine measure for Agent case.


  • You can survey the settings previously propelling the holder benefit.


  • Asset aggregate made with this holder administration will have numerous things, for example, the ace, operator, stockpiling accounts, stack balancer, open IP addresses, virtual system, and virtual interfaces.
  • Out of these assets made by the compartment benefit, we are occupied with the holder benefit “compartment benefit Demo″. Tap on it to see the diagram of administration.
  • Note down the ace FQDN (completely qualified area name), which will be utilized to interface with the holder benefit.

4. Test Application: Now that our compartment is running, we require the endpoint for our application (Nginx here).

  • In the Azure comfort, select the operator stack balancer:


  • Note down the general population IP address for this heap balancer:


  • This heap balancer made by ACS as of now comprises of three guidelines relating to port 80, 443 and 8080.
  • On the off chance that you have conveyed an application which utilizes some other port, you should include the required to manage physically.


  • Presently hit the IP address, and you will have your Nginx application running on the ACS bunch.



These are above strides to follow in Microsoft Azure compartment administration to send your stack.

Mahesh J

Mahesh J


Hello all! I’m a nature’s child, who loves the wild, bringing technical knowledge to you restyled.