Set or change an Azure App Service file or folder permission

I was using FileZilla to try to change the file permissions and I got this error: Status: Setting permissions of ‘/site/wwwroot/index.html’ to ‘644’ Command: SITE CHMOD 644 index.html Response: 500 ‘SITE’: command not understood Status: Setting permissions of ‘/site/wwwroot/index.html’ to ‘755’ Command: SITE CHMOD 755 index.html Response: 500 ‘SITE’: command not understood Then I started…


How to deploy from GitHub using someone elses repository

I needed to deploy Drupal 8 CMS to an Azure App Service running within an Azure App Service Environment (ASE) and becuase my Azure Subscription does not allow for Marketplace installations I needed to get the code from another place, ex: GitHub.  Although I mention that I deployed this to an ASE environment, the setup…


Deploy GitHub source code repositories to an Azure App Service

I have written a few articles about GitHub which you can review here, to call them out specifically: Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2017 Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2015 Deploy GitHub source code repositories to an Azure App Service Failed to deploy from GitHub to Azure App Service…


How to configure GitHub or VSTS for use with an Azure Function

I have written a few post about setting up source code repositories for App Services and now, while I am getting up to speed with Azure Functions I wanted to do the same.  Here are some other GitHub related articles I have written: #AzureFunctions #Azure #GitHub Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2017…


Machine Keys on an Azure App Service, machineKey multiple instances Azure

When you run an ASP.NET application on multiple instances of an App Service Plan (ASP) you do not need to worry about machineKeys as the App Service Platform will use the same one across all your instances and therefore will not need to make any changes to your application. I found this sample code and…


Resetting FTP password, using Publish Profile credentials, Azure App Service

If you have ever tried to reset your deployment credentials for your Azure App Service then you would likely experience this:  “User name is not available”, as seen in Figure 1. #GermanCloud Figure 1, user name is not available when changing FTP password azure app service To workaround that, use a different username, I.e. temporarily…


Auto generate Azure deployment templates

This is a very cool feature I recently discovered in the Azure portal here.  The feature is called Automation Options and it is found next to the Create button on the + New Azure App Service Web App blade, as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1, auto generate Azure deployment templates I was only able…


How to Build & Deploy a Java Web Application using Team Services and Azure

So, you’ve heard the tagline “Microsoft Loves Java” but the skeptic in you still has doubts. Well, it’s true! Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) are Microsoft developer toolkits to help developers plan, design, develop, test, deploy and support (the entire DevOps cycle) with all programming languages, including Java. We have…