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Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 3 Released

This afternoon we released the third update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Support for use of SQL Server Always On for Azure App Service Resource Provider databases. Updates to App Service Tenant, Admin, Functions portals and Kudu tools. Updates to ASP.Net Core,… Read more

Twitter AMA with the App Service Team #AppServiceAMA!!

The Azure App service team will host a special Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Twitter, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 9 AM to 11 AM PST. You can tweet to @AzureSupport with #AppServiceAMA with your questions about the service. What’s an AMA session? We’ll have folks from across the Azure App Service engineering team available to answer any questions you… Read more

Windows Containers on Azure App Service Public Preview

This morning we announced the public preview of Windows Container support on Azure App Service Web App for Containers.  You can read the announcement blog, which covers the new capabilities and Dv3 powered SKUs, here – https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/announcing-the-public-preview-of-windows-container-support-in-azure-app-service/ This public preview will enable new opportunities for customers looking to modernize their existing applications.  For example here are… Read more

Announcing Linux on App Service Environment General Availability

Interested in deploying your Linux or containerized web app in an Azure Virtual Network? Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. As we announced in our public preview, our Linux customers will be able… Read more

PHP Minor Version + Xdebug Update for August 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In August 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 7.1.19 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.19 7.2.7 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.7   Additionally, the Xdebug binaries will be updated. … Read more

How to use Azure Container Registry for a Multi-container Web App?

Back in May at Microsoft Build, we announced the public preview of Multi-Container Web App, which supports the ability for you to deploy multiple Docker images to Web App for Containers.  All you have to do is bring your Docker Compose or Kubernetes Config file when creating a new web app.  (Here are instructions to… Read more

Function Proxies now Available in Functions Version 2.x!

I’m very excited to announce the availability of Function Proxies in Functions Version 2.x! Function Proxies enable multiple HTTP Functions to be composited together, mock APIs and single page apps to be hosted in Functions, and HTTP requests to be modified in transit. All that functionality is now available alongside Java Functions, .NET Core Functions,… Read more

Announcing General Availability and Sovereign Cloud Support of Managed Service Identity for App Service and Azure Functions

Securing access between resources is an important part of modern cloud architectures, and we want to make that as simple as possible in Azure. Managed Service Identity (MSI) lets you securely connect to AAD-protected resources without needing to manage or rotate any secrets. If you need to work with a service that doesn’t support AAD,… Read more

TLS Configuration now fixed to block 1.0

We recently announced that all App Service and Functions apps could update TLS configuration. However, after deployment, an edge case scenario was identified involving SNI-SSL which led to SSL analyzing tools such as SSL Labs, showing that TLS 1.0 was still accepted, while higher versions were selected. We have now completed the deployment which solves… Read more