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January 2020

27 Jan

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 Released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 released today.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack
18 Jan

Azure App Service—SameSite cookie handling and .NET Framework 4.7.2 patch

NOW AVAILABLE

As part of the January 2020 update to Azure App Service, .NET Framework patches that update how .NET framework apps handle the SameSite cookie property are being installed. The service is also deploying an App Service compatibility behavior that applies to all applications running on App Service for scenarios where a cookie has set the SameSite property to "None".

  • App Service

November 2019

25 Nov

API Apps Icon Removed from Azure Marketplace Web category in the Azure Portal

Target retirement date: November 25, 2019

The API Apps icon in the Web category of the Azure Marketplace has been removed from the Azure Portal. Since API Apps and Web Apps have the same functionality, the API Apps icon has been removed.

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
4 Nov

New App Service Integration with Azure Monitor (preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service now has improved integration with Azure Monitor, the cloud's centralised telemetry service. This gives development and operations teams greater insight into their Windows and Linux web apps.

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
4 Nov

Secure your Custom Domains at no cost with App Service Managed Certificates (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Excerpt: One of the most highly requested features for App Service for free Transport Layer Security (TLS) is now in preview! You can secure custom domains for your web apps with App Service Managed Certificates.

  • App Service
4 Nov

Web apps migration experience now available in Azure Migrate

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Migrate now provides a dedicated experience for migrating .NET web applications to Azure App Service

  • App Service
  • Azure Migrate

October 2019

15 Oct

Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.

  • Azure Functions
  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Key Vault
  • Security

August 2019

19 Aug

General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Azure Functions
13 Aug

Azure SignalR Service introduces Event Grid integration feature

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing a new Azure SignalR Service feature that enables the service to publish client events to Event Grid. SignalR applications can subscribe and respond to these client events without the need for a dedicated app server for these events.

  • Event Grid
  • App Service
  • Azure SignalR Service
8 Aug

Navigator now provides dependency mapping and change analysis in App Service Diagnostics

NOW AVAILABLE

Navigator is now available in App Service Diagnostics for Windows web apps. Navigator provides a centralized view of an app and its dependencies along with changes made over time.

  • App Service
2 Aug

Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on November 11, 2019

Target retirement date: November 11, 2019

Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on November 11, 2019.

  • App Service
  • Azure mobile app
  • App Service (Linux)

May 2019

29 May

Azure App Configuration is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.

  • App Service
  • Virtual Machines
  • App Configuration
28 May

Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

  • Azure Monitor
  • App Service
18 May

Azure App Service Basic, Standard, Premium v2 Plans Resource GUID change

On 1st July 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.

  • App Service
7 May

New networking features for App Service Linux are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.

  • App Service
7 May

Perpetual free tier offering for Linux-based applications on App Service

IN DEVELOPMENT

There is a new, free tier offering for Linux app developers.

  • App Service
7 May

App Service support for Java 11 (Linux and Windows) is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows

  • App Service
7 May

Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

  • App Service

April 2019

10 Apr

App Service Migration Assistant for ASP.NET applications is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily migrate existing .NET applications to Azure App Service with the new Migration Assistant

  • App Service
3 Apr

Public preview: Windows Server 2019 container support in Azure App Service

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server 2019 Container Support is now available in the public preview of Windows Containers on Azure App Service.

  • App Service

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