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    March 2019

    Mar 15

    Azure Security Center update: Azure App Service recommendation improvements

    Azure App Service security recommendations have been improved to provide greater accuracy and environment compatibility.

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Azure App Service - WildFly on Linux is in preview

    WildFly on Azure App Service on Linux is now in preview. Run Java EE apps on Azure and take advantage of the Azure infrastructure for security, and scalability.

    October 2018

    Oct 31

    Azure App Service Deployment Center now available

    Azure App Service Deployment Center is now available. The Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all the deployment methods supported by your app and a guided experience for configuring Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment.

    Oct 31
    Oct 31

    App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

    Starting on November 12 and running through December 15, Azure App Service hosted on Windows will upgrade all Python sites running Python 3.4.1 to instead run Python 3.6.6.

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Public preview: Undelete for App Service

    The undelete feature in Azure App Service is now in public preview.

    Sep 24

    Azure App Service

    Azure App Service updates from Microsoft Ignite

    Sep 24

    Tomcat for Azure App Service on Linux now generally available

    Azure App Service on Linux now supports Apache Tomcat 8.5 and 9. Azure App Service for Tomcat on Linux allows developers to quickly build, deploy, and scale their Tomcat web applications on a fully managed Linux-based service.

    Sep 24

    Bring your own storage to App Service on Linux

    App Service now supports the ability for customers to bring additional storage accounts to their Linux web apps

    August 2018

    Aug 21

    Avoid downtime due to Docker scheduled maintenance

    Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday, August 25. To avoid potential impact to your Web App for Containers apps, please review the recommendations in our team blog.

    Aug 8

    .NET Framework 4.7.2 update coming to Azure App Service apps

    The .NET Framework 4.7.2 update is scheduled to deploy to Azure App Service apps gradually during September 2018.

    Aug 3

    PHP minor version update for September 2018

    In September 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    July 2018

    Jul 31

    General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

    We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.

    Jul 26

    Public preview: Azure App Service support for Java SE on Linux

    Azure App Service supports Java SE 8–based applications on Linux, now available in public preview.

    Jul 18

    PHP minor version and Xdebug update for August 2018 in App Service

    In August 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    June 2018

    Jun 26

    General availability: Managed Service Identity for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support of Managed Service Identity (MSI) is now generally available.

    Jun 18

    New App Service apps deployed with TLS 1.2 by default from June 30

    Starting June 30, all new apps in Azure App Service will be created with TLS 1.2 by default.

    Jun 13

    TLS configuration now fixed to block 1.0

    We recently announced that all Azure App Service and Azure Functions apps could update TLS configuration. Reporting tools should now correctly indicate that lower versions of TLS are blocked.

    May 2018

    May 16

    HTTP/2 configuration available in the Azure portal

    HTTP/2 configuration is available in the Azure portal, to make the selection of HTTP/2 a seamless process with just a few clicks of the mouse.