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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

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

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

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

Exciting New Features in App Service Diagnostics

Have you checked out App Service diagnostics yet? In November 2017, we announced the general availability of App Service diagnostics, our new self-service diagnostic and troubleshooting experiencing to help you resolve issues with your web app. Since then, based on your feedback, we’ve enabled several exciting features in the past few months. TCP Connections We… Read more

Configure App Service Certificate to Azure Virtual machines

App Service Certificate can be used for other Azure service and not just App Service Web App. This tutorial shows you how to secure your web app by purchasing an SSL certificate using App Service Certificates ,  securely storing it in Azure Key Vault  , domain verification and configuring it your virtual machine . Before your begin… Read more

My Intern Project: Microsoft Graph Bindings for Azure Functions

The following is a blog post written by one of our many amazing summer interns, Glenna. I had the pleasure of mentoring Glenna this past summer as she worked on a very exciting internship project: The Microsoft Graph bindings for Azure Functions, which was recently announced at Microsoft Ignite 2017. Glenna worked tirelessly on this project and was… Read more

Develop Azure Functions on any platform

I’m excited to announce that we have ported Azure Functions to .NET Core 2.0! Both the runtime and the Azure Functions Core Tools are now cross-platform. Now, you can debug C# and JavaScript functions on a Mac or Linux using the Core Tools and Visual Studio Code…. Read more