Azure App Service and Functions team Blog

The latest from the App Service and Functions engineering teams

PHP Minor Version Update for November 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In November 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.38 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.38 7.0.32 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.32 7.1.22 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.22 7.2.10 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.10… Read more

Announcing the New Auto Healing Experience in App Service Diagnostics

Note: Currently, this new experience is only for Windows web apps for now. Hopefully, most of the time your apps are running healthily and happily. However, sometimes your app may run into issues, resulting in downtimes, slowness, or other unexpected behaviors. We’ve built App Service Diagnostics to help you diagnose and solve issues with your… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for September 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In September 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.37 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.37 7.0.31 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.31 7.1.20 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.20 7.2.8 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.8… 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

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

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