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Connecting existing Web App to Azure database for MySQL (Preview)

The following steps show how to connect your existing web app on Azure App Service running on MySQL in-app or other MySQL solutions in Azure to Azure database for MySQL (Preview). Before your begin Log in to the Azure portal . Create a MySQL database on Azure database for MySQL (Preview) service . For details… Read more

Introducing Azure App Service Support Center

“Why was my Web App down?” “How do I fix it?”   These are the common questions with no easy answers. Wouldn’t it be nice if solutions on what to do next are readily available? The Azure App Service Support Center is the answer. You can access it via “Diagnose and solve problems” in the… Read more

Enable PHP error logging in App Service

By default PHP error logging is turned off. When your application experiences issues , it would be beneficial to turn the logging on to investigate to root cause of the issue and mitigate it. There are different ways to do this based on whether you are using App Service on Windows or Linux. Follow the steps below… Read more

January/February 2017 App Service Update

Diagnose and solve problems App Service has a new experience for Diagnose and solve problems. With this new UI we make it easier to distinguish between application issues (your code) and platform issues (App Service). We also provide quick solutions (Fix it!) tailored to the problems you might be experiencing. The UI provides a view of… Read more

App Service Companion for iOS update

We have just release an update for our App Service Companion app for iOS Some of the key new features include: – Ability to “favorite” apps for quick access – New grouping option in the app list to quickly navigate through large app collections. – Support for Push notifications – New native UI built specially… Read more

App Service Continuous Delivery Preview

Continuing the partnership between App Service and Visual Studio Team Services, we have a new preview experience for setting up a continuous delivery pipeline to automate the source control, build, test and deployment of your solutions to App Service. The new experience is accessible through the settings menu under App Deployment > Continuous Delivery (Preview)… Read more

Streamlined integration of App Service and Application Insights

Application Insights helps you detect and diagnose quality issues in your web apps and services, and enables you to understand what users actually do with them.  We believe that Application Insights provides great value to Azure App Service users and that’s why we have made it super easy to enable this for your app from… Read more

PHP troubleshooting guide for common errors

Here is a troubleshooting guide for PHP errors on Azure app service. 5xx Errors Multiple loaded extension: You might notice an error in php_errors.log when a extension is not loading. It could be that there is another extension already pre-configured on the platform. Install PHP manager  ( extension as shown in the image) from the… Read more