Mapping a wildcard domain name to an Azure App Services Web App (Website)

This article has been moved to its new location here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2015/2015-12-mapping-a-wildcard-domain-name-to-an-azure-app-services-web-app-website.html The process for mapping a wildcard domain, for example *.contoso.com to a Web App can be achieved by performing the following: Adding a CNAME at your domain hosting provider Adding the custom domain within the Azure portal Adding wildcard domain names to multiple Web Apps…

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My SSL Certificate doesn’t work on Azure Websites

This articles has been migrated to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-12-my-ssl-certificate-doesnt-work-on-azure-websites.html In this post I will discuss 2 issues you might encounter when configuring an SSL certificate on Azure Web App. The certificate does not show in the drop-down. Browsing to your website over SSL / HTTPS you receive a security warning and the Azure Website…

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Mapping a custom subdomain to an Azure Website

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-subdomain-to-an-azure-website.html Mapping a custom domain name to your Azure Web App (Website) is based around a very important principle.  The principle being that you need to add a CNAME with a HOST = awverify.  This is how we confirm that you are indeed the owner of…

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Mapping a custom naked domain to your Azure Website, a URL with no www

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-naked-domain-to-your-azure-website-a-url-with-no-www.html A naked URL means that there is no www before the domain name and domain extension.  For example, http://www.benjamin.perkins.me which I use often to troubleshoot and experiment with mapping custom domains to my Azure Web App.  An example of how to do map a custom domain is…

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Mapping a custom domain with a special character to an Azure Website

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-domain-with-a-special-character-to-an-azure-website.html Azure Web Apps have not always supported the mapping of custom domain names with special characters in them, but it looks like it does now.  I was able to map a custom domain with a special character to my Standard mode Azure Web App. To…

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Mapping a custom domain to a Traffic Manager on Azure Websites

This article has been moved to its new location here:https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-09-mapping-a-custom-domain-to-a-traffic-manager-on-azure-websites.html I wrote an article here about using Traffic Manager with your Azure Web App, please take a look at it to get more context for this article.  When you create a Traffic Manager, for example, with a name of EUROPE, similar to that shown in Figure…

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Three Easy Steps to Add a Custom Domain to a WAWS Site

After you create a website in Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS), you can open a browser and see your site by going to sitename.azurewebsites.net. That’s cool, but if you own a domain name, you might want to use it instead. You can do that in WAWS (assuming you are not running in Free mode) by…

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