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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

App Service Deployment Center (Preview)

We are happy to announce a new preview experience for setting up deployments to Azure App Service. Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all of the deployment options available to you. It also provides a guided experience to set up your deployments…. Read more

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

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

Breaking change for SNI-SSL hostnames on Azure App Service

SSL in Azure App Service Azure app service is a multitenant infrastructure. When web apps are created on azure app service, we provide a default hostname which is sitename.azurewebsites.net. Clients can make requests over HTTP or HTTPs to these hostnames. When using HTTPs against the default hostname for the site, a certificate with subject name… Read more

August 2017 App Service update

This month we rolled out a few major releases for App Service including: Azure App Service on Linux, Web Apps for containers, New Azure Functions browse, File System Quota and IP Restrictions UX and Bot Apps on App Service…. Read more

Custom hostnames with App Service

Introduction App Service has been supporting custom hostnames for a while now, you can read about this feature here. App Service has a shared front-end so before you can use a custom hostname with your app, you need to verify domain ownership by creating the required DNS records. This is done to prevent hostname squatting… Read more