Dynatrace Extension causes application crashes after WS2016

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This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2016/2017-12-dynatrace-extension-causes-application-crashes-after-ws2016.html Some customers have reported that since Windows Server 2016 their applications are crashing unexpectedly. Restarts and scaling did not help. This has been isolated to an issue with versions of the Dynatrace Extension (installed through the Azure portal) prior to v1.18. The current version of…


Auto Heal your Azure Web App

This article has been moved to its new location here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2015/2015-11-auto-heal-your-azure-web-app.html If your Web App is not behaving like you expect, you might consider implementing Auto Healing.  Auto Healing for a Web App lets you take an action when certain events occurr, for example: When request count breaches a certain limit When requests are running slower…

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Monitoring your multiple Azure Web App instances

This article has been moved to its new location here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2015/2015-11-monitoring-your-multiple-azure-web-app-instances.html When you scale to more than a single instance of a Web App, it gets a little complicated to monitor or troubleshoot an issue.  The complicated part is trying to find which of the instances are experiencing the problem.  In many cases, a majority of…


Unexpected authentication, and sessions issues across instances with IdentityServer3 and Orchard CMS Web Apps

  What is IdentityServer? “IdentityServer is a framework and a hostable component that allows implementing single sign-on and access control for modern web applications and APIs using protocols like OpenID Connect and OAuth2. It supports a wide range of clients like mobile, web, SPAs and desktop applications and is extensible to allow integration in new…