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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

App Service Authentication/Authorization Coming to Linux Apps

Following our communication earlier in the year, the App Service team is happy to announce that the App Service Authentication/Authorization feature is now available to Linux apps.  What’s App Service authentication/authorization feature?  Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support, so you can sign in users and access data by writing minimal or no… Read more

Multi-container Linux Web App

The App Service team is happy to announce the public preview of Multi-container support in Web App for Containers. Multi-container Web App Concept App Service Linux community has repeatedly asked for the capability to deploy multiple containers for a single App.  Customers want to have additional containers to complement the primary container and have these… 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 Command Line Tools Resources

I usually find myself looking for the bookmarks I have for different command line docs and issues pages. Here is the one place for all the resources for our command line tools, this includes our new “az webapp up” experience, Azure CLI experience, and Azure PowerShell experience. az webapp up: How to install: az extension… 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

App Service Environment is now available in US Government regions

The App Service Environment, with Isolated pricing plans, is now available in the US Government regions.  The App Service Environment is a deployment of the Azure App Service and runs in your Azure Virtual Network.  With an App Service Environment you have more options for: High scale Network isolation High memory utilization The App Service… Read more