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Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update Two Released

This morning we released the second update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Auto Swap of deployment slots feature is now enabled – Configuring Auto Swap Testing in Production feature enabled – Introduction to Testing in Production Azure Functions Proxies enabled –… Read more

April 2018 App Service update

We had a busy April, check out all the new features and improvements for App Service including support for Kubernetes and Docker Compose, New pricing and much more!… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for June 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In June 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.36 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.36 7.0.30 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.30 7.1.17 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.17 7.2.5 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.5… Read more

Web Apps making changes to FTP deployments

We are continuously taking steps to improve Azure Platform security. As part of this ongoing effort an upgrade of App Service is planned for all regions during the first part of May. Changes to deployment options When this upgrade is complete Web Apps will provide the following configurations with the option to change your default… Read more

Revised Scaling Experience for Standard and Premium

The App Service team is delighted to announce a revised scaling experience between Basic, Standard, and Premium App Service plans that will make it easier for customers to scale up to more performant VMs at the same price point…. Read more

Introducing Restore from Snapshots (Preview)

Azure App Service Snapshots now in public preview Today we are announcing the public preview release of Azure App Service Snapshots. Snapshots are automatic periodic backups available for Premium SKU web apps. Snapshots are managed internally by Azure App Service and provide reliable, hassle-free backups of your web apps. Snapshots contain both the contents of… Read more

App Service Diagnostics Comes to Functions, ASE, and More!

Have you ever had issues with an unhealthy web app? Last year, we launched App Service Diagnostics, an intelligent and guided troubleshooting experience that points you and the right direction to diagnose and solve issues of your web app (without having to configuring anything special to enable this feature!). Since then, we’ve read all the… Read more

New SSH Experience and Remote Debugging for Linux Web Apps

The App Service team is happy to announce the Public Preview of a new SSH experience and the remote debugging capability for Linux app developers. In this release, we’re also enabling SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) for Linux web app content management. What’s new? We’re introducing a new TCP tunneling technology for Azure App Service,… Read more

Announcing the Linux on App Service Environment Public Preview

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE). Finally, our Linux customers will be able to take advantage of deploying Linux web apps into an App Service Environment, which is perfect for deploying applications into a VNet for secure network access or apps running at a high… Read more

App Service Authentication/Authorization Coming to Linux Apps

Following our communication earlier in the year, the App Service team is happy to announce that the App Service Authentication/Authorization feature is now available to Linux apps.  What’s App Service authentication/authorization feature?  Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support, so you can sign in users and access data by writing minimal or no… Read more