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  1. App Service Environment End-to-End Encryption

    Hi - Could you add a feature which enables the end-to-end encryption of traffic within an App Service whereby communication between the frontend and worker roles can be secured using customer controlled TLS certificates.

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      0 comments  ·  App Service Environment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        1 comment  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          1 comment  ·  API Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Force-shutdown of all processes linked to an AppService

          Running apps is one of the corner stones of Azure. Environment setups, staging, swaps, etc. are some of the most critical parts of the pipeline, and as such if these clog up you can end up in quite a predicament.

          We recently experienced failure on both our production and staging slot, which made it impossible to swap new code deployed to the staging server into production. The only way we could deal with it was by creating a new temporary app service.

          I appreciate the fact that many services and processes hook into different parts of the deployment process (IIS…

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            0 comments  ·  Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Fix issue of not reconnecting after internet connection drop out for Microsoft Azure Hybrid Connection Manager

            Microsoft Azure Hybrid Connection Manager

            Recently our internet for our office has had some intermittent drop outs. This has been causing our hybrid connections in hybrid connection manager to end us as "Not Connected". I can resolve the issue by restarting the hybrid connection service however surely this service should be smart enough to try and reconnect?

            Christina Compy, Microsoft, acknowledges this issue but no fix ETA was given. URL: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/azure/en-US/89cddf51-bc0e-498c-b202-6f7555147fd7/hybrid-connections-not-reconnecting-after-internet-connection-drop-out?forum=WAVirtualMachinesVirtualNetwork

            Can we get a fix please?

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              2 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Git deployment pipeline broken

              Beginning yesterday, 16.04.2018, the deployment pipelines of several customers' App Services (Linux web service) are partially broken. When the automated "composer update" attempts to run after doing "git push master" to Azure, we get errors that cause that update to fail based on PHP requirements not being fulfilled - the requirements are for extremely common extensions (at least zip, and xml) that had not been a problem prior to yesterday. How can this be fixed?

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              • Add newer ruby versions (2.4 & 2.5)

                Would be good to keep up-to-date with the latest rubies, 2.3 is only receiving security fixes now.

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                  0 comments  ·  App Service Environment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support sending web server logs to OMS Log Analytics workspace

                  Web Server logs can currently be written to a Blob storage account. However, it would be great if the logs could be sent directly to an OMS Log Analytics workspace.

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                  • Azure App Service Environment ILB - Support for Internal Certificate Authorities

                    Currently the documentation for Azure App Service Environment with ILB claims it supports internal certificate authorities.

                    Per - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/environment/create-ilb-ase#post-ilb-ase-creation-validation

                    As part of the documentation it is recommended that a user bundles their server auth certificate with the full certificate chain - thus producing a PFX file or base64 encoding it and uploading through powershell.

                    However when testing with OpenSSL or on an iOS device, the first request never sees the full certificate chain and fails with "invalid server certificate". It is on a subsequent request the full chain is delivered - leaving users to hit refresh once in their browser…

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                      0 comments  ·  App Service Environment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a country code header to incoming requests

                      Google App Engine (https://cloud.google.com/appengine/docs/standard/go/how-requests-are-handled#app-engine-specific-headers) and Cloudflare (https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200168236-What-does-Cloudflare-IP-Geolocation-do-) are able to add a http header to requests with the visitor's ISO 3166 country code.

                      It would be nice to have this ability in web apps in Azure also.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable application logging in ILB ASE

                        Currently there is no way to access our applications trace logs in an ILB ASE environment. I understand the Log Stream button is greyed out in the portal, but even using Kudu, FTP, blob, or streaming in VS, none of these are working in ILB ASE, and support tells us this is a known issue. This is a huge downside for us because we depend on our customized application log messages for troubleshooting.

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                          0 comments  ·  App Service Environment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Programmatically associating a Hybrid Connection to an Azure App Service is not possible

                          I believe that there should be a capability added to Azure App Services to allow for programmatically associating existing Hybrid Connections to an App Service instance. This can be done manually via the portal as shown in the attached image but cannot be done via Powershell, Azure CLI, or Azure REST API. Any upcoming features for this? Or is this already possible but I haven't yet been able to find out how? Thank you.

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                            0 comments  ·  API Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • [Linux] Web App for Containers set latest pushed tag as the container image

                            When a new tag is pushed to container repository the web app should be able to pick up the latest pushed tag and set it as the running image. This can be given as a switch setting (checkbox).Currently you are pointing the image at a specific tag.

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                              0 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make Vnet sticky to slot

                              When switching slots currently if you have a vnet on one slot and not the other, the vnet is switched between slots. As this vnet may be pointing to a testing environment on one slot and a production environment on the other slot, it would make sense to have this be a sticky setting to the slot, with the option to make it global across the app in the case that all slots will be using the same vnet.

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                                0 comments  ·  Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • "HTTPS Only" Setting Should Be Inherited With Configuration In Deploy Slot

                                We've set up a custom domain and purchased and installed security certificates. Everything works great for https, and we've switched on HTTPS Only in the Custom domain panel for our production slot.

                                Then, we created a new build with new features we developed in the latest sprint, created a new deploy slot, checked the box for the deploy slot to inherit its configuration settings from production, and... the HTTPS Only setting is switched to off, regardless of inheriting configuration settings.

                                We switch HTTPS Only back on in the deploy slot, go through our upload. When we swap the deploy slot…

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                                  4 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make use of Reserved Instances

                                  It's possible to prepay VM's, this will result in a lower cost, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/prepay-reserved-vm-instances

                                  It would be great to use these machines in WebApps. Or add these type of payment to the Web Apps.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Audit file system on WebApps and log to Blob

                                    Audit file system to detect malicious file changing.

                                    Recently we experience intrusion into a Wordpress site on WebApp.
                                    There was a malicious "favicon.ico" icon file.
                                    We are investigating a feature to detect these type of malicious manipulation.

                                    Currently exploring all files at every job is needed to detect, but it is not efficient because we update this site NOT frequently.

                                    If WebApps have auditing file system and log to Blob,
                                    we can create custom alert rules with Azure Functions easily.

                                    This is also an alternative way for implementing antimalware feature: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/169385-web-apps/suggestions/17919064-antimalware-feature-on-web-apps-app-service

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                                      0 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide acceptable scale out time for instances in ASE Isolated instance types

                                      Scaling is a core feature of App Services. We used ASE for the additional features however it means we are stuck with 40 mins scale out time to add an instance. Per support this is by design, however this is not documented anywhere in public domain.
                                      Scaling is supposed to help us get customers on to Azure, if it takes 40 mins to add an instance, it will not meet the business needs, we abandoned ASE only due to this issue. Kindly document current scale out time in public documentation so that user know this before hand.
                                      Ultimate goal should…

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                                        0 comments  ·  App Service Environment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Thanks for the feedback!

                                        You’re right that ASE scaling operations take longer than the common plans on multi-tenant App Service. We are looking at ways to decrease the time so it will on par with multi-tenant but this means a new infrastructure is needed with managing a pool or pre-assigned VMs to the ASEs.

                                        This is documented here, though without a time frame mentioned as it depends on a numbers of factors: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/environment/using-an-ase#how-scale-works.

                                        We will update when there is more information here.

                                        Thanks,
                                        Oded

                                      • [Linux] Enable Authentication with AAD

                                        Enable authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web App for Containers

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                                          0 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • localcache

                                          Better error messages when slot swaps fail due to issues with the application size exceeding the configured local cache size. Currently the only error is :

                                          'Failed swapping site. Error: Cannot swap slots for site '***' because the worker process for 'staging' slot could not be started’

                                          which gives no real insight into the actual failure.

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