How to add assembly references to an Azure Function App

Azure Functions
Azure Functions

I wanted to do this and I found these articles helpful: #AzureFunction #Azure #Csharp Azure Functions C# developer reference –> see Referencing External Assemblies How to make a simple DLL as an assembly reference just for fun Could not load file or assembly … The system cannot find the file specified SOLVED It did take…

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Export an Azure App Service Certificate PFX PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I found this article “Creating a local PFX copy of App Service Certificate” here and wanted to do a reproduction of it. I wrote an article here where I discussed “How (I) configured an App Service Certificate for my Azure App Service” which might help to get a broader perspective of what and how to…

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How (I) configured an App Service Certificate for my Azure App Service

Azure App Service
Azure App Service

Here is some good information about the App Service Certificates.  Like custom domain names, you can also purchase SSL certificates from within the Azure portal here.  I was working with a customer who was having some problems with the configuration and decided to walk through the configuration myself, and like always, will document and share…

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Azure Functions Access-Control-Allow-Credentials with CORS

Azure Functions
Azure Functions

There is a known issue documented on GitHub here with a title of Cross origin http request CORS fails with response header missing ‘Access-Control-Allow-Credentials: true’.  Although the issue described and a solution provided, I thought I would write up what I did as I use C# and didn’t see any examples of that, so here…

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How to disable TLS 1.0 on an Azure App Service Web App

Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure

Short answer is that you can’t. (see alternative solution below) The reason is that when you deploy an Azure App Service it goes into a multi-tenant scale unit.  A scale unit looks something like Figure 1, which I stole from here.  Also, have a look at this forums discussion here. Figure 1, Azure App Service…

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Testing/Consuming an Azure Function

Azure Functions
Azure Functions

I created an Azure Function using these instructions and the Visual Studio Tools For Azure Functions which I discussed here and here. #Azure #AzureFunction #AzureAppService I also found some good instructions on how to test Azure Functions here. As shown in Figure 1, I created a C# Http Trigger Azure Function named ‘SayHello’ with an…

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Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio
Visual Studio

I wrote this article here about setting up GitHub in Visual Studio 2015 and felt it necessary to document the same in Visual Studio 2017.  Here is how I setup GitHub source code management in Visual Studio 2017 Community. Install the GitHub extension for Visual Studio Create your GitHub repo and then login Create a…

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Configure PowerShell for running Azure Cmdlets

azure powershell
azure powershell

I am really a GUI fan, but sometimes I have to help people run Azure PowerShell cmdlets.  I wrote a few other Azure PowerShell articles like these here: How to tell which Azure PowerShell version you are running Moving an Azure App Service Deploy an App Service using Azure PowerShell to a Deployment Slot In…

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ASP.NET Core (-4077,–4047,–4089, 4095)

ASP.NET Core
ASP.NET Core

If you get any of these errors, take a memory dump of your process, like I discuss below and look at the stacks. Create a memory dump for your slow performing Web App How to take a memory dump from a specific App Service instance Create and deploy an ASP.NET Core Web API to Azure…

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How to redirect a WWW custom domain to a naked domain

Azure App Service
Azure App Service

I worte this article some time ago which discusses how to map a naked domain to an Azure App Service.  An updated version can be found here. Also, check out these articles as well. How to redirect a WWW custom domain to a naked domain HTTPS only on Azure App Service Web Apps Mapping a…

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How to map a naked domain to an Azure App Service

Azure App Service
Azure App Service

A naked domain is one which has no WWW or subdomain before the actual domain name.  For example, contoso.com is naked in contrast to www.contoso.com which is a standard internet address.  I wrote this article some time ago and thought it was time for an upgrade, so here goes. Also, check out these articles as…

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How to deploy a .NET Core console application to Azure, WebJob

.NET Core
.NET Core

Check out some of my other articles I wrote in regards to ASP.NET Core and .Net Core How to call an async method from a console app main method How to deploy a .NET Core console application to Azure, WebJob .NET Core application, where is my EXE, how to publish Create a VNET and access…

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Failed to run WebJob

KUDU Azure App Service
KUDU Azure App Service

It is possible to run an Azure WebJob even when the Azure App Service Web App is not running.  Figure 1 illustrates a running WebJob while the Web App is not running. Figure 1, running a WebJob when the Web App is stopped Notice that there is only 1 W3WP process shown in the Process…

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How I improved my chatbot

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

I think a common attribute of a hardcore coder is procrastination.  Up to now I have brainstormed my LadyBug but have not done much coding to support the backend.  Nonetheless, this is probably my last blog on the design of my #chatbot and will start coding it pretty soon.  If you haven’t seen my other…

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