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  1. Please have a reliable way for applications to get their slot name

    Right now our application code has no way of reliably figuring out which slot it is operating within. WEBSITEHOSTNAME is invalid when performing slot swaps and APPSETTINGWEBSITESITE_NAME is the same for all slots.

    Also, we need the slot name before processing any HTTP requests, so can't really parse the hostname in an HTTP request either. This should be the responsibility of the hosting service to tell which slot is hosting the application.

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  2. After Domain Transfer to Azure App Service Domain, there should be a way to check the Status of the transfer.

    After Domain Transfer to Azure App Service Domain, there should be a way to check the Status of the transfer.

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  3. Adding variable support on tag field when deploying docker container on WebApp container

    I'm using docker for all the Ci pipeline, that works great.
    But for the deployment pipeline, I would like to deploy the generated docker tag name based on the BuildNumber but actually it's not supported.

    When I set tag $(Release.Artifacts.App.Build.BuildId), the logs

    I can see in the logs:

    2018-11-12T16:21:37.3420228Z Updating App Service Application settings. Data: {"DOCKERCUSTOMIMAGE_NAME":"myregistry.azurecr.io/app:$(Release.Artifacts.Api.Build.BuildId)"}

    The variable is not resolved...

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  4. Powershell or CLI to pull current stack information of app services

    Team ,

    We are looking for an option to get the app service current stack information which is set under general settings.

    Below command are giving most of the config information but they are not giving the current stack details

    Get-AzResource -ResourceGroupName "" -ResourceType Microsoft.Web/sites/config

    Get-AzWebApp
    az webapp config show

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  5. Read access to Deployment Center

    We have a requirement where we only allow read access to our WebApp for certain employees. The issue is that with read access the users don't have permission to see Deployment Center. The only solution currently is to grant them Contributor access to the webapp which is not something want to do from security perspective.

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  6. [Linux] Allow both ${WEBAPP_STORAGE_HOME} style volume mounts and BYOS volume mounts at same time

    At present, you can choose to map your WebApp Service storage into a container using the WEBSITESENABLEAPPSERVICESTORAGE flag and by prefixing your volume mounts with ${WEBAPPSTORAGEHOME}.

    Also, you can attach your own storage, by specifying a <custom-id> as a volume mount (as per https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/appserviceteam/2018/09/24/announcing-bring-your-own-storage-to-app-service/)

    But the two don't appear to work together, and behave mutually exclusive! The custom-id is prohibited when WEBSITESENABLEAPPSERVICESTORAGE is set to true because it complains "Bind mount must start with ${WEBAPPSTORAGEHOME}".

    Use case (1): I want to use AppServices ZipDeploy or FTP to…

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  7. Query Web App Runtime Stack

    Give the ability to query via powershell a Web App to determine the Runtime Stack (.Net Core, ASP.net, Java, Node, PHP, Python, Ruby), the Runtime Version, as well as the Operating System (Windows vs Linux). Some information can be found in the SiteConfig from Get-AzWebApp, but only shows information if a Linux OS, not Windows OS.

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  8. Allow Users with Reader Access to View App Service Plan Scale Out Run History

    Allow Users with Reader Access to View App Service Plan Scale Out History. This view is possible with Contributor access. However, in Prod environments, we cannot grant Contributor access to users and users frequently request this visibility to the Scale Out Run History.

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  9. Preserve custom DNS Alias

    When restoring a web app from backup, and you choose the option to ignore custom DNS alias, leave the existing ones in place rather than deleting them. This is useful when restoring a dev environment from prod and you want to keep the dev custom DNS mappings / SSL certs in place.

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  10. Increase app settings variable name character limit

    App Settings variable names are currently limited to 64 characters on Linux Web Apps and anything over is silently truncated. As far as I know, this "feature" is not documented anywhere and can cause a lot of headaches.

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  11. KQL data in Log Analytics workspaces unable to split by instance since no instance column available.

    In the app service tab, when aggregating the average response time, I am to apply an additional splitting to show aggregate groupings by instance.
    Since I am running a scale out deployment, I can see which instance is utilizing the most calls and how balance it is.
    Similar to the image included.

    However, when I try to run KQL in Log Analytics workspaces, while I am able to aggregate by the same metrics as the below, I am unable to group by the instance.
    In addition, I honestly don’t see a way to group by the instance, only when I…

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  12. App Servcie - Mobile Apps needs way to do both (Force Authentication) and Allow Triggered Behavior

    I have been using Mobile Apps for a whle now... but am running into a scenerio where i need timer/trigger functionality to make an API call say every 10 min.

    Azure Functions making the API call to my App Services - Mobile App seems like the way to go. However, in this article "Configure your App Service app to use Azure Active Directory sign-in" Step 5: I have the express settings forcing users to log in or be redirected. Other than having Azure Functions open up a DB connection to interact with the DB directly, is there a better way…

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  14. MIM Web Service Connector Bug - TLS 1.1/1.2 not supported

    I've verified on both 1.1.830.0 and 1.1.861.0 of the MIM Web Service Connector https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51495 that these connectors do not support TLS 1.1/1.2.
    When trying to connect to a service that requires TLS 1.1/1.2 errors are generated as per the attached screenshot.

    Can support please be added for TLS 1.1/1.2 services?

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  15. AAD authentication for FTP

    I want to have the FTP to use Azure AD authentication rather than using the other 2 methods available now (App, User Credentials).

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  17. Assign users or groups per virtual application

    It would be great to configure assigned users or groups per virtual application in a web app instead of on the whole web app level. because in our case, we have to have different users for different virtual applications.

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  18. Enable Intra Application communication with in Azure App Service environment

    Currently say for example we have 2 WebApp's deployed inside Azure App Service Envrionment with ILB, and WebApp1 has calls to WebApp2 then custom DNS Server has to be deployed and configured in order to enable communication (Name resolution).

    Would be helpful if we can have this additional avoided unless we need any additional name resolution. Is there a possibility?

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  19. secure the on premise web api .net core 2.0 using azure AD and getting postman and swagger ui to work

    Does anyone have a good video or coding example that I can follow? I need to make sure the secured api piece works using postman and how I can get swagger ui to work also. Because My api and my web application are both on premise can I use Azure AD for OAuth2 or do I have to create my own identity server?

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  20. App Service Certificate

    When you purchase APP Service certificate you also need to specify domain name. Can you change this Domain name later on.

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