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The latest from the App Service and Functions engineering teams

September 2017 App Service Update

Support for Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI)

Managed Service Identity (MSI) let you assign your azure resources an automatically managed identity that can be used to access other Azure and Azure Active Directory managed resources without ever exposing credentials in code. Learn how to leverage MSI with App Service and Azure Functions.

Managed Service Identity in App Service


Performance improvements for Azure Functions UX

We have shipped a few behind the scenes improvement to the Azure Functions UX that improves performance up to 40% in some instances. This should result in snappier navigation and more responsive interactions.


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