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Wait Strategies

Wait strategies are useful to detect if a container is ready for testing (i.e., if the application inside the container is in a usable state). They check different indicators of readiness of the container and complete as soon as they are fulfilled. Per default, Testcontainers will wait until the container is running. For simple images, that is not enough. You can chain different pre-configured wait strategies together or implement your own by implementing the IWaitUntil interface.

_ = Wait.ForUnixContainer()
  .UntilOperationIsSucceeded(() => true, 1)
  .AddCustomWaitStrategy(new MyCustomWaitStrategy());