If you are here, we assume that you are about to deploy or upgrade Polyaxon CE or Polyaxon Agent.


polyaxonfile operation

For each operation executed by a user, Polyaxon will inject:

  • init containers: containers that run before the main container containing the user’s logic. For more details, see the init specification section.
  • sidecars: specialized containers that run as sidecars to the main container. For more details, see the sidecars specification section

Polyaxon by default injects its own sidecar and init containers, these auxiliary containers act as helpers to facilitate several functionalities and ensure that the user’s workload has access to the required environment.


In order to customize Polyaxon’s init and sidecar container, you can update your deployment config with: