Windows Support (Alpha)


  • Docker for Windows needs to be installed
    • Docker version 17.06 is confirmed to work on Windows 10 with Hyper-V.
    • On the General page in Settings, "Expose daemon on tcp://localhost:2375 without TLS" must be checked.


The following features are not available or do not work correctly so make sure you do not use them or use them with caution. The list may not be complete.


Testcontainers is not regularly tested on Windows, so please consider it to be at an alpha level of readiness.

If you wish to use Testcontainers on Windows, please confirm that it works correctly for you before investing significant effort.

MySQL containers

  • MySQL server prevents custom configuration file (ini-script) from being loaded due to security measures (link to feature description)

Reporting issues

Please report any issues with the Windows build of Testcontainers here and be sure to note that you are using this on Windows.

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