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Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

Strongly Recommended to Upgrade to PHP 5.6, 7.0, or 7.1 Because the PHP Group stated that PHP 5.5 is no longer supported, there won’t be any more updates to that version, including security fixes. To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently,… Read more

Introducing the New App Service Support Center (Preview)

“What’s wrong with my Web App? My Web App is down!”   These are tough questions that we know are frustrating for you. It is our priority to make sure that we figure out how to keep your Web App healthy with minimal downtime. However, in the cases where things do go wrong, the problem… 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

Introducing Proactive Auto Heal

Many of you may be familiar with the Auto Heal feature which allows you to configure limits on your Web App for request count, slow requests, Http status codes, and memory usage. Many times when you are experiencing problems with your Web App that can include slow responses or a non-responsive site, a simple restart… Read more

Assign App Service domain to Azure VM or Azure Storage

App Service domains (preview) simplifies to create and manage domains for various Azure services. App Service domains leverages Azure DNS for hosting the domain and GoDaddy as the domain registrar.In addition to the domain registration fee, usage charges for Azure DNS apply. For information, see Azure DNS Pricing. This tutorial shows you how to buy an App… Read more

FAQ : App Service Certificates

Here is a list of commonly asked questions for App Service Certificates. How do I purchase and configure a new SSL certificate in Azure for my web app? To learn how to purchase and set up an SSL certificate for your App Service web app, see Add an SSL certificate to your App Service app. My… Read more

Pick the right data solution for Azure App Service

App Service makes building data driven solutions easier via the Azure portal. Azure app service supports various data solutions like SQL , MySQL  etc. To help understand how these data solutions work with App Service (Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Functions) and pick the right solution based on your needs, view the table below.  * Free Azure SQL… Read more

MySQL in-app feature for Web Apps on Linux

MySQL in-app for Linux Web App is not the same as MySQL in-app feature for Windows Azure Web App . For Linux web apps , we leverage the docker container to build MySQL as part of the image used to deploy in the Azure portal, for example WordPress on Linux. These custom images are available on… Read more