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Magento Web.Config for Azure and IIS

After installing Magento on Azure, here is the web.config file that should be within the wwwroot folder. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>  <configuration>      <system.webServer>          <rewrite>              <rules>                 <!–## rewrite API2 calls to api.php (by now it is REST only)–>                 <rule name="Rewrite API2 calls to api.php" stopProcessing="true">                   <match url="^api/rest" ignoreCase="false" />                   <action… Read more

Magento Indexing and Root Category on Microsoft Azure

Overview If you recently installed Magento through the Azure Portal and found that reindexing is not working properly, you will want to ensure that the Root Category is selected. If the root category is not set, you will encounter this message when trying to reindex: “There was a problem with reindexing process.”  which can often… Read more

Magento Cron Jobs to Azure Web Jobs

Magento Cron Jobs Crons are essential to Magento as they perform maintenance tasks and essential duties to keep your E-commerce store running. If you’re coming from a Linux environment, you’re probably used to Magento’s crons working out-of-the-box. Due to Azure’s enhanced, scheduling system, Magento from Azure Gallery requires Azure Web Jobs to initiate the crons…. Read more