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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

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

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

New SSH Experience and Remote Debugging for Linux Web Apps

The App Service team is happy to announce the Public Preview of a new SSH experience and the remote debugging capability for Linux app developers. In this release, we’re also enabling SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) for Linux web app content management. What’s new? We’re introducing a new TCP tunneling technology for Azure App Service,… 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

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

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

PHP Minor Version Update for May 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In May 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions (including MSSQL Drivers for PHP 7.2). For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.35 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.35 7.0.29 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.29 7.1.16 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.16… Read more

Deep Dive into TCP Connections in App Service Diagnostics

Recently, we released the TCP Connections tile shortcut in App Service diagnostics. In this blog, we will walk through the implications of having unhealthy TCP Connections and how you can analyze them using App Service diagnostics. Why should you care about TCP Connections? Let’s say that you have created two web apps on the App… Read more