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August 2020

Aug 5

App Service: .NET Framework 4.8 Support now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for .NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available in Azure App Service

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 21

OpenID Connect support for Azure App Service and Azure Functions (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

A new capability (in preview) allows you to configure your Azure App Service and Azure Functions apps for login authentication through any OpenID Connect provider.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jul 15

Revocation of non-compliant Certificate Authorities potentially impacting customer’s Azure service(s).

NOW AVAILABLE

Recent reports detailed Certificate Authorities that were not compliant with industry standards for trusted CAs. As per industry requirements, non-compliant CAs are being revoked requiring customers certificates to be re-issued.

  • App Service
  • API Management
  • Application Gateway
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management

June 2020

Jun 11

Azure App Service hybrid connections for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The hybrid connections feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in disparate networks, is now available in public regions.

  • App Service
  • Features
Jun 11

Azure App Service regional virtual network integration for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The regional virtual network integration feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in your virtual network across service endpoints or ExpressRoute connections, is now available in public regions

  • App Service
  • Features

May 2020

May 19

Static Web Apps single page hosting option available in App Service now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Static Web Apps is a simplified hosting option for developers building modern web apps with static front-ends and dynamic back-ends powered by serverless APIs.

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Support for Linux workloads in the App Service Migration Assistant tool

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Web App for Containers
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 13

App Service is now an events publisher on Azure Event Grid (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service is now an events publisher with Event Grid, enabling developers to subscribe to events from their web apps or app service plans and act using Azure Functions, Logic Apps, webhooks, and other services. The feature is available for Windows and Linux apps in all public regions.

  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
May 8

Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub update available

NOW AVAILABLE

The release of the latest update of Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub is now available.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
May 6

View and navigate through changes across multiple resources

Newly updated Change Analysis UI now supports viewing changes for all resources under selected subscriptions. The at-scale view helps narrowing down the critical resources and changes to investigate regardless how the applications and resource groups are organized.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • App Service
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features

April 2020

Apr 29

Azure App Service support for GitHub Actions is in preview

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Deployment Center now supports GitHub Actions as a CI/CD provider, so developers can get started with GitHub Actions using the Azure portal.

  • App Service
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 18

App Service regional Virtual Network integration is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The regional Virtual Network integration feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources across service endpoints or ExpressRoute connections, is now generally available.

  • App Service
  • Features
Mar 17

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services

January 2020

Jan 27

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
  • Services
Jan 18

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
  • Services

November 2019

Nov 25

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
  • Features
  • Retirements
Nov 4

New App Service Integration with Azure Monitor (preview)

IN PREVIEW

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

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Nov 4

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
  • Features
Nov 4

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
  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools

October 2019

Oct 15

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
  • Features

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