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Web Apps in Azure App Service provides a scalable, reliable, and easy-to-use environment for hosting web applications. Select from a range of frameworks and templates to create a web site in seconds. Use any tool or OS to develop your site with .NET, PHP, Node.js, Python and more. Choose from a variety of source control options including TFS, GitHub, BitBucket and others to set up continuous integration and develop as a team.

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  1. Add support for free tls/ssl certificates

    I want to create a tls/ssl binding to a custom host-name with a free certificate

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  2. Upgrade App Service with .NET 4.8

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

    39 votes
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  3. Make App Settings KeyVault Reference default to latest Secret Version

    KeyVault references in App Settings is a welcome improvement in KeyVault integration.
    One lingering aspect to improve, I think, is to allow us to expect the latest secret version - such that we can specify the secret name and can forget about versioning if we wish. Clearly versioning also supports a stricter process.

    29 votes
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  4. 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.

    167 votes
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  5. 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.

    43 votes
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  6. Web App built-on CORS header Access-Control-Max-Age

    Using the built-in CORS support in App Service for an API Web App, we can't specify header 'Access-Control-Max-Age' or any other headers besides 'Access-Control-Allow-Credentials' and 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin'.

    We would like to use the App Service built-in CORS because it's easy to manage all the different allowed origins from there, but we need to be able to set headers like 'Access-Control-Max-Age', 'Cache-Control', and 'Vary' to optimize the OPTIONS calls.

    21 votes
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  7. 59 votes
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  8. 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)

    130 votes
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  9. Change the upload from CSV function in EasyTables to (a) allow more than 30,000 rows and (b) allow upload into an existing table

    If you need to upload more the 30,000 rows into an EasyTables DB there is no way it can be done without resorting to the rather clunky BCP Command line utility. There is a function in Azure Easy Tables called upload from CVS but this is restricted to 30,000 rows. Please remove that restriction or (to allow files to be uploaded in 30,000 row increments) allow the function to upload into an existing table (as at the moment you can only upload into a new one).

    12 votes
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  10. ARM Template be able to retrieve the ILB private IP address as output

    Using Terraform azurerm_template_deployment to deploy ILB ASE v2 and trying to retrieve IP address as output param so we can populate DNS. Unfortunately, this functionality appears to be broken:

    For more info see:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/fc4a78c1-c887-413f-ab19-ffcfa2188ba8/obtain-internal-ip-of-ilb-ase?forum=windowsazurewebsitespreview

    9 votes
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  11. TLS 1.3 is now approved, this should be implemented with Web Apps

    TLS 1.3 is now no longer a draft, when will Azure introduce the option to enable it?

    https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8446

    106 votes
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  12. Support Availability Zones for App Service Environment

    With Azure SQL and Storage having zone redundant capabilities and Application Gateway in preview, App Service Environment is soon to be the only thing keeping us from fully PaaS, zone redundant web applications.

    44 votes
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  13. Allow multiple VNET integrations inside an app service plan

    Allow multiple VNET integrations inside an app service plan as it affects the existing production loads.

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  14. Allow IP Restrictions to be a Slot Setting

    In the same way as we have with App Settings it should be possible to make the IP Restrictions a slot setting (sticky) so that they don't migrate when you swap slots. This could be per IP even....

    110 votes
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  15. 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.

    22 votes
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  16. Use actual endpoint testing for custom domains rather than checking CNAME value

    Our domain is “example-domain.com”. Let’s say I’m trying to set up an App Service called “booking-service”, which will be assigned the default URL of “booking-service.azurewebsites.net”. At the *end* of this whole process, I want to have an App Service in Azure responding to the hostname “booking-service.example-domain.com”, sitting behind our CDN (Cloudflare).

    The failing path:
    Step 1: I create the App Service in Azure. This generates the “booking-service.azurewebsites.net” URL.
    Step 2: I create the CNAME “booking-service.example-domain.com” on Cloudflare’s control panel pointing to “booking-service.azurewebsites.net”, leaving the proxy/CDN/IP-hiding feature *enabled*. While in their control panel, we select the “CNAME” record type, however in…

    15 votes
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  17. Ability to pin deployment status on dashboard widgets (REGRESSED)

    This was previously implemented on the original Deployments pane, but has now regressed with the new Deployment Center and you cannot see the progress of builds on the dashboard again.

    Worse yet, the old functionality seems to have been deprecated, so new instances cannot be set up with the old build process.

    Seeing build status at a glance is extremely important for micro-service architectures, where you may push to a single repo branch and have multiple services rebuild and spin themselves back up in reaction.

    Here is the original request that got implemented: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/568069-azure-mobile-app/suggestions/37243549-show-deployment-status-for-web-apps

    Screenshot showing example of web/API and…

    9 votes
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  18. Add alerts/notification for Auto heal application.

    Adding alerts or notification when the there is a Proactive auto healing or Mitigation rules in the application.

    7 votes
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  19. Enable users to see their Linux web app temporary storage size

    Problem :
    According to the Azure Support team, App Logs and Docker operations (build, pull, run), and maybe other services, use a "temp space" that is mutualized between all the Web Apps of a App Service Plan.
    This "temp space" is not documented and can block Docker operations, and thus prevent deployments.

    Solution :
    - Expose the "temp space" available size for each plan
    - Document how this "temp space" is used
    - Expose a view allowing to monitor this "temp space" usage and set alerts, ...

    4 votes
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  20. Keyvault IP Restriction not working

    We have Function app using App service plan(not ASE). We have done vnet integration for function app. We are retrieving App Setting parameter using keyvault. We have discover below limitation.

    1. For Function App-- Application setting , it is not using private IP. Call is made from Function App's Data node's outbound Public IP. Which defeat purpose of having vnet integration

    2. We were told by Microsoft, Function App's data nodes IP may not used whichever shows in Outbound IP of function app in future. Thus we cannot restrict keyvault using Function app's public IP.

    It appears that, there is…

    4 votes
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