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  1. Add naked domain support to App Service Managed Certificates

    Currently naked domains are not supported when creating App Service Managed Certificates. I want to be able to create a free SSL certificate on a naked/apex domain.

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  2. Upgrade App Service with .NET 4.8

    Upgrade App Service with .NET Framework 4.8. Where is the date?

    246 votes
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  3. Enable Hybrid Connections to work with read-only routing feature in SQL Server Availability Groups

    We have a setup where App Service in Azure connects to on-premise SQL Server via Hybrid Connection. SQL Server environment on-premise is AlwaysOn Availability Group of 3 servers.

    Azure App Service uses connection string, where "Server=" part specifies Availability Group Listener DNS name. App Service connects to AG Listener just fine, and listener directs App Service to primary server. Setup works fine and App Service can read data from primary server.

    However, when we add "ApplicationIntent=ReadOnly" part into connection string, App Service can't connect to SQL Server and throws generic "network specific or instance related..." error. Our goal by adding…

    54 votes
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  4. App Service Sertificate does not issue cert when web app is deployed on linux app service plan

    App Service Sertificate does not issue cert when web app is deployed on linux app service plan

    48 votes
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  5. Send shutdown HTTP request for graceful termination

    There is no way to gracefully shutdown a Node Windows App Service. It would be great if iisnode sent a shutdown/cooldown request, just like it sends a warmup request (https://michaelcandido.com/app-service-warm-up-demystified/). This would allow us to close DB connections and stop processing Azure Service Bus messages, for example.

    48 votes
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  6. event log history

    We've had the issue where to diagnose a problem we've needed support to check the historical event logs to see that there was an error throwing, however, as the errors were sporadic, it's been exceedingly difficult to diagnose until support were able to trace exceptions thrown in historical event logs and we were then able to implement code fixes.

    Can a history of event logs be made available for us to access? Even going back a week or two would have been exceedingly useful!

    27 votes
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  7. BYO - Storage for Windows Web Apps

    It seems to me a little strange that I can mount Azure Files in App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers but not in standard/regular Web App.
    Our specific use case is a big web app spawned across more App Service Env under a Traffic Manager umbrella: for some kind of application logic a regular file system is better (more simple to use / less rework) than use the Storage API.

    25 votes
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  8. Web App and Private DNS zone support

    Web App support for using Azure Private DNS Zones without a DNS server to forward requests through. We are able to resolve the private dns queries from a VM that uses Azure provided dns and linked Private DNS zone, but the Web App is not able to do the same when using regional vnet integration. We must set the vnet to use a VM or on-prem DNS server that forwards requests to the Azure DNS IP, which is then able to return the private dns records. For a PaaS implementation, this seems clunky. The use case is to send Web…

    46 votes
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  9. Connecting WebApp Service and a DBaaS (MS SQL MySQL etc)PaaS through a VNet service

    Connecting WebApp Service and a DBaaS (MS SQL MySQL etc)PaaS through a VNet service. We understand that there is a SNAT limitation when a webapp service is connected to a PaaS service that causes error in the application.
    We need private endpoint for DB PaaS services for overcoming the SNAT limitation and also to reduce the latency while connected through private IP address.

    43 votes
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  10. Allow App Service to Access Secret without version

    Currently an App Service can access Secrets App Service Identity - but the secret version must be part of this configuration.

    What would be helpful is to allow the App Service to get the latest version of the secret - that way a value can be centrally changed - without having to update the App Service configuration (to use the new version of the secret).

    This will allow management of the data in the Key Vault - without requiring updates to the App Service to get the new value.

    183 votes
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  11. Scale Out wait for WarmUp complete before being added to LoadBalancer

    When adding new instances to the LoadBalancer, scale out mechanism doesn't wait for those application instances to fully warm up.

    Availability checker, via AppInsights, logs these responses, with the header:
    'X-AppInit-WarmingUp: 1'

    Which means that IIS knows that the application is in it's WarmUp cycle, but the LoadBalancer is already trying to serve requests.

    N.B. we _can_ add a rewrite rule to redirect the user to the original request, and hope that the LoadBalancer sends the user to a ready instance - but this feels like a hack.

    282 votes
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  12. Add option for exporting third party SSL/TLS certificates from App Services

    Presently this feature/option is not available, and we have to request our customers to provide the third party certificates for deploying to new servers.

    7 votes
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  13. Need a read-only role or operation for Web App Kudu logs.

    Developers need to be able to access the KUDU logs for deployment and diagnostic troubleshooting without having contributor access to the web app. Can a read-only role or resource provider operation be created in order to grant this level of access?

    37 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Supportability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature list and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature

  14. 43 votes
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  15. Enable Azure Resource Move for App Service Environment

    Simply allow Azure Resource Move in between RGs and Subscriptions for App Service Environments

    13 votes
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  16. Will in future all the webspace/stamps will have the premiumV2 plan enabled? If yes then what is the ETA

    Will in future all the webspace/stamps will have the premiumV2 plan enabled? If yes then what is the ETA

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  17. Enable backups to take connection strings that are escaped using single quotes

    Currently connection strings do not allow passwords that are escaped using single quotes. For example set your database password to "pwd;". Obviously, you cannot include a semi-color in the connection string since that's how the string is separated into its components. The web.config will allow you to escape the password using single quotes, however the Azure backup functionality will just fail.

    Example:
    Web App and backup both fail (which is correct)
    password=pwd;
    Web App works, but backup fails (I think the backup should be fixed)
    password='pwd;'

    7 votes
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  18. Support for private intermediate CA

    Provide ability to create private intermediate CA in Key Vault that would be used to generate certificates used by internal services hosted on Azure.
    Such certificates would not be used by the end clients so these would not require to be signed by a public CA due to either price (DigiCert/GlobalSign) or being limited to public domains/hostnames (Let's Encrypt).

    4 votes
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  19. Vapor Support

    Add support for Vapor under the App Services / Starter Web Apps section. This brings support to the Swift server side developer and will be one of the providers of the Vapor Red project (https://vapor.red/)

    Thanks.

    46 votes
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  20. Make certificate deployment idempotent

    When including a Microsoft.Web/certificates resource in an ARM template, the deployment will fail with "Another certificate exists with same thumbprint XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX at location xxxx in the Resource Group xxxxxx." if the certificate already exists.

    The deployment should be idempotent like all of the other resource types and not fail if the resource already exists.

    Otherwise, the certificate has to be deployed manually and cannot be included in an ARM template used for CI/CD deployments (ie: from VSTS)

    175 votes
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