How to Run a Continuous WebJob as a Singleton

If your Azure Web Sites site is running on multiple instances and you create a new continuous WebJob, the WebJob will run on all instances by default. (Note that a triggered WebJob will run on just one instance selected at random.) You may want your continuous WebJob to run on only one instance. You can…

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Using Azure Traffic Manager with Azure Web Sites

Editor’s note: Many thanks to the Azure Web Sites product team for contributing to and reviewing the content in this post. Azure Traffic Manager (ATM) is a DNS-based service for managing traffic to Azure services, and it’s recently been made available to Web Sites users. You can use ATM to: Route visitors to your site…

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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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