Azure App Service and Functions team Blog

The latest from the App Service and Functions engineering teams

New Price Drops for App Service on Linux

Have you tried bringing your code or bringing your container to App Service on Linux yet? App Service on Linux is a fully managed platform that allows you to quickly build, deploy, and globally scale your apps. You can bring your code to App Service on Linux and take advantage of the built-in images for… Read more

Avoid downtime due to Docker Hub’s scheduled maintenance window on August 25th

Summary Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday August 25th, which has potential impacts to App Service customers. For Web App for Containers (using custom Docker image), customers will not be able to create new web apps using a Docker container image from Docker Hub during the maintenance window.  Customers can… Read more

Announcing Linux on App Service Environment General Availability

Interested in deploying your Linux or containerized web app in an Azure Virtual Network? Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. As we announced in our public preview, our Linux customers will be able… Read more

How to use Azure Container Registry for a Multi-container Web App?

Back in May at Microsoft Build, we announced the public preview of Multi-Container Web App, which supports the ability for you to deploy multiple Docker images to Web App for Containers.  All you have to do is bring your Docker Compose or Kubernetes Config file when creating a new web app.  (Here are instructions to… 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

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

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

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