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Last pushed: 13 days ago
Short Description
Official images for Dynamics 365 Business Central Sandbox Containers on Windows Server Core.
Full Description

Dynamics 365 Business Central Sandbox Containers.
Intended use: Development and Testing only. Not supported in production environments.


This image is compatible with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 (Professional, Enterprise – Anniversary Edition) OS Hosts. Visit this link for the full list of Windows Container requirements.

Getting started links

Supported tags


  • docker pull microsoft/bcsandbox gives you the current Business Central Sandbox Container worldwide version
  • docker pull microsoft/bcsandbox:dk gives you the current Business Central Sandbox Container DK version
  • docker pull microsoft/bcsandbox:12.0.21229.0-us gives you a specific Business Central build with the US version

Dockerfile links

The source for the base image for all Business Central Sandbox Container images can be found here.

How to use this image

The simplest direct way to run a Business Central Sandbox Container image is:

docker run -e accept_eula=Y -m 4G microsoft/bcsandbox

Setting accept_eula to Y confirms acceptance of the end user licensing agreement found here.


navcontainerhelper is a PowerShell Module, which can be installed from the PowerShell Gallery by using:

install-module navcontainerhelper -force

To see which functions are available in the navcontainerhelper use:


To spin up a new Business Central Sandbox Container use:

New-NavContainer -containerName my -imageName microsoft/bcsandbox

The navcontainerhelper will help you creating on-prem containers integrated with your AD in a secure way.
This is the GitHub repository, containing the source for navcontainerhelper.

User Feedback

  • For issues with or questions about this image, please contact us through a Github issue.
  • For Windows Container specific troubleshooting questions, please post the issue along with the Docker info & Docker version here.

Further Reading

Docker Pull Command