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Deprecating Service Management APIs support for Azure App Services

At Build 2014, Azure announced RESTful API for resource management called Azure Resource Manager and a shiny new Azure portal. In the years since Azure App Service has  implemented support for Azure Resource Manager. If you manage your App Service resources through the portal or through automation against the REST API or any of these… Read more

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update One Released

This morning we released the first update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Support for Highly Available deployments of Azure App Service on Azure Stack The Azure Stack 1802 update enabled workloads to be deployed across fault domains. Therefore App Service infrastructure… Read more

Major Version Updates to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux

We’ve recently released new versions to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux! For Node, we have added: 9.4 8.9 8.8 8.2 For PHP, we have added: 7.2 If you already have an existing web app that you would like to update to the new versions, navigate to the “Application Settings” from the left-hand… Read more

Deep Dive into TCP Connections in App Service Diagnostics

Recently, we released the TCP Connections tile shortcut in App Service diagnostics. In this blog, we will walk through the implications of having unhealthy TCP Connections and how you can analyze them using App Service diagnostics. Why should you care about TCP Connections? Let’s say that you have created two web apps on the App… Read more

Troubleshooting Tools for App Service Certificate

This blog post describes the various tools available to you to debug any issues with App Service Certificates  resources that you may be using with Web App or other Azure Services.  SSL is a critical part of your application and when configuring the certificate or renewing the certificate there can be a few issues you… Read more

Understanding Serverless Cold Start

“Cold start” is a large discussion point for serverless architectures and is a point of ambiguity for many users of Azure Functions. The goal of this post is to help you understand what cold start is, why it happens, and how you can architect your solutions around it. To provide this explanation, we’ll be going… Read more

az webapp new – where new is always better!

The App Service team have been hard at work creating a new experimental create and deploy experience for Azure App Service. We released a new Azure CLI extension that adds a new command called new (have you seen what we did there!?). The new command (Which is currently in Preview) enables the user to create… Read more

Demystifying the magic behind App Service OS updates

Well, that’s a loaded title for a blog post! But here’s the thing, we’ve been asked many times about what actually goes on behind the scenes when App Service updates the resources hosting App Service apps. First, we need to mention briefly what is App Service . App Service is a PaaS (Platform as a Service)… Read more