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App Service and Functions hosted apps can now update TLS versions!

Following our communication earlier in the year, the App Service team is happy to announce that the ability to explicitly configure the TLS version for individual applications, is now available.   What is TLS? Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. It’s the most widely deployed… Read more

Announcing HTTP/2 support in Azure App Service

The Azure App Service team is happy to announce the global deployment of support for the HTTP/2 protocol for all apps hosted on App Service. HTTP/2 has been the top customer request we have received, and we are excited to light up support!   What is HTTP/2? HTTP/2 is a rework of how HTTP semantics… Read more

March 2018 App Service update

New this month for App Service: Updates to the overview blade, more options for HTTPS only apps, bug fixes for App Service Domains and App Service Certificates and Azure Functions on National Clouds… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for May 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In May 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions (including MSSQL Drivers for PHP 7.2). For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.35 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.35 7.0.29 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.29 7.1.16 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.16… Read more

Get Community driven Docker images for Web app for Containers

You can now find community driven docker images to try out on Web App for Containers on Github. These images follow best practices for Web app for containers , contain SSH for debugging purposes. How to deploy These docker images can be found on Docker hub on hub.docker.com/r/appsvcorg.  Use the latest tag for the most recent… Read more

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