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  1. Provide option to make Diagnostic Logging settings sticky to a slot

    We make generous use of sticky slot settings. They enable us to swap code without swapping configuration.

    Unfortunately for our design, diagnostic logging settings cannot be marked as sticky. Before a swap, our production slot might be logging to a production storage account, and our staging slot might be logging to a staging storage account. After the swap, production is logging to stage, and stage is logging to production. This results in muddy log files where one cannot be certain which slot was responsible for which log entries.

    Please provide an option to make diagnostic logging settings sticky to a…

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    • Support for Visual Studio Build Tools 2017

      ASP.NET MVC Projects created in Visual Studio 2017 with .NET 4.6.1 (not .net core), does not build through Kudu, it says nuget packages not found. MSBuild 2017 integrates nuget restore, so project does not need to configure for nuget restore.

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      • Improve DNS verification procedure for vendors that host sites others point to

        We host some services and our clients point to them using CNAMEs. We want to move from cloud services to web apps but right now it's a massive pain. We have to notify all our clients to first add TXT records for approval, then approve and then ask all of them to switch to new CNAME. Asking clients to do any DNS changes is already a problem and now we have to coordinate with all of them to first add txt records and then point to new service. This makes the whole process really painful even though we are already…

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        • extension search

          'Choose Extension' blade now has long-long list.
          It would be good to provide search extensions.

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          • [Linux] Allow to access certicate store within linux app services

            It is currently not possible to use certificates in Linux App Services as described in this blog post:

            https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/using-certificates-in-azure-websites-applications/

            Please add access to the azure certificate store within a linux container.

            21 votes
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            • Allow Custom URL Rewrite Handler for Database

              Allow installation of a GAC custom rewrite handler for doing URL rewrites on Web Apps using a database backend.

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              • App Service Plan blade should have "Metrics per Instance (App Service plan)" menu

                I hardly understand "Metrics per Instance (App Service plan)" menu is only appeared in WebApp blade not App Service Plan blade.
                It would be better to put this menu on App Service Plan also.

                3 votes
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                • Support OWIN Self-Hosting In Azure Websites - Repost since it was declined a year ago.

                  Support OWIN Self-Hosting In Azure Websites - Repost since it was declined a year ago.

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                  • Make a JDK available with the JCE Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files applied

                    Currently, none of the JDK's have the JCE Unlimited Strength policy files applied.

                    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jce8-download-2133166.html

                    Please can these either be applied by default or can there be an option to have them applied?

                    6 votes
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                    • Azure websites should permit to set a regional time setting independent of the Region deployed.

                      Right now when an Azure website is created it sets the time to the region specified on the deployment.
                      It would be useful to be able con configure the ntp server for a website for the country our company is set, independent of the azure datacenter where the website was deployed.

                      57 votes
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                      • Enable 'Connect', 'Log Stream', 'Console' etc for App Service Environment

                        When you deploy an App Service into an App Service Environment behind an ILB, much of the UI is greyed out. Examples of this is the 'Connect' button, 'Log Stream', 'Console' etc.

                        I have to manually construct a URL to get to the kudu endpoint right now in order to use the console.

                        4 votes
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                        • Antimalware feature on Web Apps (App Service)

                          Cloud Services and Virtual Machines have an antimalware feature to protect themselves from viruses.
                          However, Web Apps only protects their platform, and there is no customer-facing antimalware service now.
                          If we develop an application which receives files from anonymous users with an upload form, we can't detect and get rid of the viruses.
                          We strongly request the antimalware feature like that Cloud Services and Virtual Machines do.

                          39 votes
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                          • Re-enable Webjobs in ILB-ASE

                            It's really frustrating that the Webjobs option is greyed out in the portal for all our Web Apps that are in an ILB-ASE and that they are not accessible with our Azure credentials. We now have to create the url manually (https://portal.azure.com/#resource/subscriptions/<subscription-id>/resourceGroups/<resourcegroup-name>/providers/Microsoft.Web/sites/<webapp-name>/webJobs) for every Web App before we can access the Web Job! When we finally have the right URL we have to use the credentials from the publish settings to get access to the specific Web Job, because the Azure credentials won't allow access. This really can't be best practice as we use RBAC to control access…

                            7 votes
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                            • Restart App Service Plan (all Web Apps in a plan), something similar to iisreset, from within the portal

                              It would be great to have a restart button, similar to the restart button in a Web App, but on the App Service Plan level to restart all Web Apps in a plan. something similar to iisreset.

                              3 votes
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                                Hi Ibrahim,

                                What issue are you trying to solve? What use case would this be used for?

                                It seems to me that placing a restart option on the plan level might do more harm than good, by resetting the memory on all the apps under the plan. Depending on your scenario, auto-heal would be a great solution to solve individual machine issues. See a video by my colleagues here for more details: https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Windows-Azure-Web-Sites-Tutorials/Auto-Healing-an-Azure-App-Service

                                Placing this idea under review for now until I understand what’s at the base of the request here.

                                Thanks!
                                Oded

                              • Ability to incrementally create/update AppSettings & ConnectionStrings

                                Actual problem:
                                Today if we don't provide all of the existing AppSettings or ConnectionStrings, the ones we omit are removed.

                                Feature:
                                A little bit like the ARM deployment mode, add the ability to specify an Incremental & Complete mode when pushing settings. To ensure compatibility, Complete would be the default, keeping the behavior we have today. If we set the mode to Incremental, only the provided settings would be created/updated, leaving existing settings untouched.

                                Use cases:
                                This would be very useful in cases where we want to sync AppSettings or ConnectionStrings for resources directly in our ARM templates for only…

                                6 votes
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                                • App Service Plan also clones when cloning a Web App only if the Web App and App Service Plan is in a different Resource group

                                  When we clone a Web App, the App Service Plan will also clone if the Web App and App Service Plan is in a differnet resource group.
                                  This won't happen if the Web App and the App Service Plan is in the same resource group.

                                  Repro Steps:
                                  1. Put a Web App and an App Service Plan in a different resource group.
                                  2. Clone the Web App from the Azure Portal ([Development Tools] - [Clone app]).
                                  3. Not only the Web App, but also the App Service Plan, which we selected when cloning Web App, will also been cloned in…

                                  3 votes
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                                  • allow empty collection as a value of Set-AzureRmWebApp -AppSettings parameter

                                    Attempting to clear AppSettings using
                                    Set-AzureRmWebApp -ResourceGroupName $resourceGroupName -Name $name -AppSettings @{}
                                    fails the validation. I believe this is a bug because it should be possible to clear all AppSettings this way.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Web App on Linux MySQL support within the web app (same as Web Apps)

                                      Enable MySQL within the Linux Web App, as the IIS Web Apps have.

                                      10 votes
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                                      • Support for Docker on Windows App Service

                                        Similar to the Linux App Service Docker support. Having support for a Windows Docker container running in an App Service Plan.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • SSH for Azure App Services for Linux

                                          Support SSH access under the application user with access to the app $HOME directory.

                                          This would help with troubleshooting, as well as interesting deployment scenarios like Mina or Capistrano.

                                          37 votes
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