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  1. Enable HTTP/2 on Azure Web Apps

    IIS 10.0 in Windows 10 already supports HTTP/2, Azure Web Apps should support it as well.

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    • More stronger App service machines

      Please add more performance options like VMs for App service apps. I need more stronger machines under App services like DS2 VMs (faster CPU + SSD for example). Please add options to select stronger machines under App services.

      179 votes
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      • performance test can't be turned off

        Only way to disable performance test after deployment is to delete the deployment source and readd it.

        23 votes
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        • Add build system for app service on linux

          I use App service on Linux with dotnet core container.

          Currently, deploy to app service on Linux is git push or ftp.

          Deploy by FTP is non secure, so i want to use git.

          But, it is not build at time of git push, I have to commit artifacts to Git.

          So i would like to add a system to run the build at git push.

          9 votes
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          • Allow adding same custom domains from my other subscription

            Currently it is not possible to add custom domain to web apps in different subscriptions.

            e.g. West EU and North EU deployment in different subscriptions.

            Error : The host name "domain" is already assigned to another Azure website.

            46 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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              • Install 64 bit dotnet.exe runtime

                I have a memory intensive webjob that uses dotnet.exe and needs to run in 64 bit mode. But the dotnet.exe currently installed is 32 bit.

                Is there an easy way to change this to 64 bit? Or can the 64 bit dotnet.exe be installed by default?

                13 votes
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                • Return 40x for "http://....azurewebsites.net/:"

                  Return 40x for "http://....azurewebsites.net/:"

                  When we request a WebApps URL adding ":" in it's tail, we will get HTTP 500.19 error. It should return HTTP 40x (400 Bad request or 404 Not found) as same as OnPremiss IIS.

                  I have concern about this response has a server header and we can't remove it. And also this can trigger Alert rule and/or AutoHealing rule for HTTP 500 from the outside.

                  Additional info: we could not change this behavior with any settings (RequestFiltering, URLRewrite and so on). FREB shows that this error comes from IIS Web Core as the following.

                  44 votes
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                    7 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • First-Class Support for Composer and PIP

                    Azure Websites supports NuGet and NPM as first party package managers. It would be nice to see first class support for Composer, a PHP package manager, on Azure Websites to make PHP consistent with the rest of the platform.

                    Here is an example of how to support Composer: https://github.com/syntaxc4-msft/waws-composer

                    While the exercise should be fairly straight forward, it would also be nice to support pip on the platform as well to make sure that there is a consistent story for all supported languages.

                    53 votes
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                    • Azure webapps, sort the application settings

                      I would like the application settings section of the Azure webapp (and any other Azure resource) to have a default alphabetical sort, or even better, to be able to configure the order of the key/value pairs displayed.

                      This would improve application management where keys need to be readily identified (e.g. Client secret keys which need to be renewed).
                      The current portal simply appends the last created setting to the bottom, which means that developers and sysadmins have to be very fastidious around knowing the full extent of app settings to begin with.

                      Thanks!

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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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                          1 comment  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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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                            0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make Easy Tables Support Unlimited Columns

                            So far, I am very pleased with Microsoft Azure. Previously I had used Parse, which implemented something similar in their user interface to easy tables. However, after switching to Azure I cannot see all of my columns on my table. This is because the width of the blade does not not expand to fit the table and does not provide a horizontal scroll feature such as Parse. In the images attached, notice the difference between the same table, shown on Microsoft Azure and on Parse. It is problematic to read my data through the portal. Any comments or suggestions you…

                            3 votes
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                            • Multi-AAD User Authentication

                              I added AAD authentication to my mobile service which is working perfect.
                              The problem is when I map a user which already exists in another AAD the authentication fails.

                              Error: AADSTS70001: Application with identifier [App-ID] was not found in the directory [user's primary aad]

                              7 votes
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                              • Support Weibo for authentication

                                Weibo is the 'twitter' of China, which is of course a large market. It would be great if Weibo was plugged into the existing Mobile Services Authentication service.

                                18 votes
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                                • Ability to have Primary/Secondary setup that stays in sync

                                  The ability to setup an Azure Websites plan (VM) and have it replicate to another plan (VM) in another region (or multiple regions) would be great. And keep any changes made in sync (similar to how Websites keeps any auto scaled servers in the same region in sync now). Additionally, if could use traffic manager to balance domains between regions in this setup. Say have "primary" server in East and "secondary" in South Central with domains A.com and B.com. Ability with this setup to configure traffic manager so A.com routed to east/primary and B.com to secondary/south central with the other…

                                  64 votes
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                                  • Better mysql support

                                    The current clouddb solutution is horrible slow.

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                                      2 comments  ·  App Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      planned  ·  Nir MashkowskiNir Mashkowski responded

                                      We are currently working on some new MySQL SKUs with our partner. Will update as they release.

                                    • 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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                                      • App Service connect to P2S into a coexistence model (VPN + ExR gateway in the same VNET)

                                        Please allow App Services to connect to the P2S VPN of a VNET that is running an Express Route Gateway and VPN Gateway.

                                        11 votes
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                                        • j2ee

                                          Add Open Source (and Commercial) CFML Engines (and JSP) (ColdFusion,Lucee,OpenBD) to the list of apps that can be automatically setup on on a java website out of the box.

                                          45 votes
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