2021

Quickstart: Intro to Bicep with Web App and DB

8 minute read • By Jordan Selig • July 23, 2021

Get started with Azure App Service by deploying an app to the cloud using a Bicep file and Azure CLI in Cloud Shell. Because you use a free App Service tier,...

.NET 6 Preview 5 on App Service

less than 1 minute read • By Byron Tardif • June 25, 2021

In case you missed it, we released support for .NET 6 Preview 4 about 2 weeks ago.

Root CA on App Service

1 minute read • By Amol Mehrotra • June 22, 2021

App Service has a list of Trusted Root Certificates which you cannot modify in the multi-tenant variant version of App Service, but you can load your own CA ...

.NET 6 Preview on App Service

less than 1 minute read • By Byron Tardif • June 9, 2021

We are happy to announce that App Service now supports apps targeting .NET 6 Preview 4 across all public regions and scenarios on both Windows and Linux App ...

App Service Environment v3 march to GA

3 minute read • By Christina Compy • May 25, 2021

The App Service Environment v3 (ASEv3) has been in preview since November 2020. During this time it was made available across most regions, received numerous...

Announcing Auto Heal for Linux

1 minute read • By Puneet Gupta • April 21, 2021

We are happy to announce the availability of Auto Heal feature for Linux apps on Azure App Service. Auto Heal allows you to mitigate your apps when it runs i...

Running .NET 6 (Preview) on App Service

3 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • April 15, 2021

.NET 6 is the latest release version that will include the final pieces bringing the best of Core, Framework, Xamarin, and Mono to a unified platform that st...

Upgrade Notifications for App Service (Preview)

4 minute read • By Michimune Kohno and Sanghmitra Gite • April 14, 2021

The Azure App Service is a PaaS solution offering in Azure which constantly updates the platform. One of the top requests from customers is to receive a noti...

Migrating your .NET 3.1 Applications to .NET 5

3 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • April 14, 2021

.NET 5 is the first major release in the .NET unification journey bringing together the best of Core, Framework, Xamarin, and Mono to provide an improved dev...

Increased Savings with App Service Offerings

13 minute read • By Yutang Lin • March 11, 2021

In this article, we will review different App Service offerings with side-by-side comparisons to show how you can save more with App Service. The offerings w...

Custom domain for SCM site

1 minute read • By Mads Damgård • March 3, 2021

When enabling private endpoint for a web app, both the web app and the Source Control Manager (SCM) site, also sometimes referred to as kudu, are locked down...

Deploying to Network-secured sites, Part 2

4 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • March 1, 2021

An earlier article explained how to use self-hosted Azure DevOps agents to build and deploy your applications to a web app that has Private Endpoints enabled...

Proactive Crash Monitoring in Azure App Service

3 minute read • By Puneet Gupta • March 1, 2021

A crash of a process happens when the process terminates due to an unhandled exception within the application code. A crash leads to a restart and all the in...

Webinar: Build Smarter and Faster .NET Web Apps

less than 1 minute read • By Gaurav Seth • February 5, 2021

Join our upcoming webinar on Tuesday, February 23 from 1:00 to 2:00pm Pacific Time! Learn how Azure can help you to innovate with your .NET web apps and SQL ...

New App Service + Database create blade (preview)

less than 1 minute read • By Byron Tardif, Elliott Hamai • January 26, 2021

We are happy to share a new resource create blade for App Service and Azure databases. This new experience, currently in preview, deploys a PostgreSQL or Azu...

Java, Tomcat, and JBoss EAP version updates

less than 1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • January 6, 2021

The latest App Service releases included new Java, Tomcat and JBoss EAP versions. Windows New Tomcat versions 9.0.38 8.5.58 N...

Deploying to Network-secured sites

5 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • January 4, 2021

With the recently-announced Private Endpoints integration you can block inbound access from the internet to your web app. Before this integration, developers...

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2020

Using GitHub Actions for Python Applications

7 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • December 11, 2020

GitHub announced CI/CD support through GitHub Actions which became generally available at GitHub Universe in November 2019. Since then, many Azure services h...

New App Service Anti-virus Logs in Public Preview

1 minute read • By Yutang Lin • December 9, 2020

App Service has added support for anti-virus scans which can send logs to a Storage account, Log Analytics workspace, and Even Hubs for better application mo...

App Service Environment v3 public preview

2 minute read • By Christina Compy • November 18, 2020

We are happy to announce the public preview of the App Service Environment v3 (ASEv3). The ASEv3 project is a realization of several years of infrastructure ...

Hosting .NET 5 Applications on Azure App Service

9 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • November 16, 2020

With the newly announced launch of .NET 5 General Availability, App Service is offering immediate support for .NET 5 via Early Access stack. The new Early A...

NAT Gateway and app integration

1 minute read • By Christina Compy • November 15, 2020

The Azure App Service has quite a few networking integration capabilities but, until now, did not support a dedicated outbound address. We are very happy to ...

.NET 5 on App Service

1 minute read • By Byron Tardif • November 10, 2020

We are happy to announce that App Service now supports .NET 5 applications across all public regions and scenarios on both Windows and Linux App Service plan...

Docker Hub authenticated pulls on App Service

1 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • October 15, 2020

Starting November 1st, 2020. Docker will be introducing rate limits on unauthenticated pull requests from Docker Hub. These limits are based on the account ...

General Availability of Private Endpoint for Web App

2 minute read • By Eric Grenon • October 6, 2020

We are happy to announce Private Endpoint for Web App is now Generally Available in all Azure public regions, for both Windows and Linux apps, containerized ...

Public Preview of the new Deployment Center

1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg, Mitren Chinoy, Byron Tardif • September 23, 2020

The first version of the App Service Deployment Center has been generally available since late 2018. The Deployment Center gives a centralized view of all th...

Public Preview of JBoss EAP on App Service

2 minute read • By Christina Compy and Jason Freeberg • September 22, 2020

For several years, Red Hat and Microsoft have partnered to create cloud solutions that enable enterprises to achieve more. Today, we are happy to announce th...

Health Check is now Generally Available

2 minute read • By Jason Freeberg and Suwat Bodin • August 24, 2020

App Service makes it easy to automatically scale your apps to multiple instances when traffic increases. This increases your app’s throughput, but what if th...

GitHub Actions integration is now Generally Available

less than 1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg and Mitren Chinoy • August 19, 2020

A year ago we announced a GitHub Action to deploy your web apps to Azure App Service. In April, we added GitHub Actions as an option in the Deployment Center...

Netflix Eureka on App Service

9 minute read • By Gregory Goldshteyn • August 18, 2020

Netflix Eureka is a REST based middleware designed for discovery and load balancing of web applications. For those who already have a Netflix Eureka app, thi...

Crash Monitoring in Azure App Service

4 minute read • By Yun Jung Choi, Puneet Gupta • August 11, 2020

Application crashes happen. A crash is when an exception in your code goes un-handled and terminates the process. These unhandled exceptions are also known a...

Disabling basic auth on App Service

4 minute read • By Jason Freeberg and Shubham Dhond • August 10, 2020

App Service provides access for FTP and WebDeploy clients to connect using the basic auth credentials found in the site’s publish profile. These APIs are gre...

Zero to Hero with App Service, Part 1: Setting Up

3 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • June 29, 2020

In times of rapid change, developers and IT decision-makers must quickly adjust to a drastically evolving landscape. Successful organizations use managed clo...

New Log Types for Azure Monitor Integration

2 minute read • By Yutang Lin • June 25, 2020

We have recently added two new log types to our preview of App Service’s Integration with Azure Monitor. The two new log types are:

General Availability of Linux Hybrid Connections

1 minute read • By Christina Compy • June 17, 2020

We are happy to announce Hybrid Connections for Linux apps is now Generally Available. Hybrid Connections have been available for Windows apps for a few year...

.NET Framework 4.8 is coming to App Service

1 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • June 9, 2020

The .NET Framework 4.8 update is a non-breaking in-place upgrade on App Service. No updates are required to existing applications.

App Service //Build 2020 Recap

2 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • May 19, 2020

This year, Microsoft Build is entirely online. Live and pre-recorded sessions are available for anyone to view. This article is a recap of the sessions from ...

App Service integration with Event Grid

3 minute read • By Jason Freeberg, Yutang Lin • May 11, 2020

We are happy to announce the Public Preview of App Service’s integration with Azure Event Grid. Event Grid is a publish/subscribe messaging service that allo...

Running .NET 5 (preview) on App Service

3 minute read • By Jeff Martinez • April 24, 2020

.NET 5 is the latest version to expand the capabilities of .NET by taking the best of Core, Framework, Xamarin, and Mono to create a unified platform for imp...

Get started with GitHub Actions and App Service

1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • April 14, 2020

Last year we shared an article that demonstrated how to deploy your application to App Service using GitHub Actions. We are excited to share that we have add...

PremiumV2 tier for older App Service deployments

3 minute read • By Christina Compy • March 23, 2020

The PremiumV2 hardware tier is now available for older deployments of App Service where it was not previously available. A few years ago Azure App Service be...

A New Look for App Service Diagnostics

2 minute read • By Yun Jung Choi • March 23, 2020

We are launching a new experience in App Service Diagnostics to help you more easily and quickly diagnose and solve problems of your application.

Public Preview of Private Link on App Service

2 minute read • By Christina Compy • March 16, 2020

We are happy to announce the public preview of Private Link for Azure App Service. This preview is available in limited regions for all PremiumV2 Windows and...

Important update for Tinfoil security

less than 1 minute read • By Byron Tardif • March 16, 2020

We’re announcing that Tinfoil Security addon will no longer be available through App Service.

Run Wildfly on App Service

less than 1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • January 31, 2020

Wildfly is an open-source application runtime for Java applications, and the upstream project of JBoss EAP. We recently added a new Azure Sample that shows h...

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 Released

1 minute read • By Andrew Westgarth • January 13, 2020

This afternoon we released the eighth update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub. This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key...

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2019

App Service Environment Support for Availability Zones

3 minute read • By Stefan Schackow • December 12, 2019

App Service has GA’d App Service Environment (ASE) support for deploying into Availability Zones (AZ). Customers can choose to optionally deploy internal lo...

Azure CLI for ASE and Access Restriction

1 minute read • By Mads Damgård • December 9, 2019

Based on customer requests we have added support for automating App Service Environment operations using the Azure CLI. With the 2.0.77 release you can creat...

Azure App Service at Microsoft Ignite 2019

less than 1 minute read • By Andrew Westgarth • November 4, 2019

During Microsoft Ignite 2019, this week, these are the Azure App Service sessions to look out for in the session catalog.

App Service Integration with Azure Monitor (Preview)

4 minute read • By Jason Freeberg and Yutang Lin • November 1, 2019

We are happy to announce that App Service has new and improved integration with Azure Monitor (preview). You can now send your logs from Windows or Linux App...

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 7 Released

less than 1 minute read • By Andrew Westgarth • August 29, 2019

This afternoon we released the seventh update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack. This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key c...

Announcing GitHub Actions for App Service

4 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • August 10, 2019

Last week GitHub announced the preview of GitHub Actions with built-in CI/CD; watch the announcement here. These actions, defined in YAML files, allow you to...

Restore App Service domains within 30 days

less than 1 minute read • By Elle Tojaroon • August 6, 2019

If the domain was deleted within the past 30 days, you restore it by re-creating the resource under the same subscription and resource group.

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 6 Released

less than 1 minute read • By Andrew Westgarth • May 28, 2019

This afternoon we released the sixth update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack. This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key cap...

App Service plan Density Check

2 minute read • By Khaled Zayed • May 21, 2019

App Service plan defines the compute resource assigned to run your App Service. The pricing tier of your App Service plan determines the compute power and fe...

Changes to Routing Rules UX

1 minute read • By Jason Freeberg • March 18, 2019

We will soon be rolling out a series of UX and ARM API changes that will alter the behavior of routing rules for testing in production. After May 22nd, you w...

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 5 Released

less than 1 minute read • By Andrew Westgarth • February 28, 2019

This morning we released the fifth update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capab...

Python 2.7 Now Available for App Service on Linux

less than 1 minute read • January 4, 2019

Python 2.7 has been added to the public preview of Python on Azure App Service (Linux).  With this recent addition developers can enjoy the productivit...

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2016

Upgrading Python on Azure App Service

9 minute read • By Steve Dower • August 4, 2016

App Service is Microsoft Azure’s platform-as-a-service offering for web apps, whether they are sites accessed through a browser, REST APIs used by your own c...

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