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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

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

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

Azure Functions Recipes

Recently, we released a collection of over 50 tips and tricks for Azure Functions that we’re calling “Functions Recipes“. Each recipe demonstrates a single, useful concept for working with Azure Functions. They include patterns and practices, integrations with other services, and tips that you may have overlooked when reading the documentation. With every recipe, you… 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

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

Announcing the Availability of Azure Functions in National Clouds

To further our commitment of providing the latest in cloud innovation for each and every one of our customers, we’re excited to announce the availability of Azure Functions in three separate national clouds – China, Germany and United States Government.  National or sovereign clouds are physically and logically network-isolated instances of Microsoft’s cloud service, which are confined within the geographic boundaries of specific countries and operated by local… Read more