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  1. Metric and alert for Web App file system used quota

    We would like to setup an automatic alert that fires when the file storage of an app plan is reaching its limits.

    Ideally it will be great to have a metric that tells the % of storage (quota) consumed so we can set an alert on top of that metric.

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      2 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      This is a great idea and we would like to implement it though there are a few dependencies we need to meet first. We are leaving this on the roadmap for now to see if it gains more customer support which will help with prioritization.

      Thanks,
      Oded

    • Azure App Service Backup Alerts

      Could email notifications please be added to the Azure App Service Backups. It would be nice to be notified on a daily/weekly basis if the backups of my App Services and completing successfully, partially successfully or failing.

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      • In App Services and App Service Plans, add an alert for "Disk quotas" usage.

        If an App Service or an App Service Plan reach its disk quotas, you are alerted if you go into the portal, but you cannot configure an alert in the "Alert" section of AS or ASP.

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        • 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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          • Please display a warning message that the main app will be stopped meanwhile the restoring process (snapshot preview) is taking effect.

            Snapshots can be restored to the original web app, a slot of the web app, or any other web app in the same App Service Plan. While the restore operation is in progress, the web app will be stopped. It is strongly recommended to restore snapshots to a new slot instead of overwriting an existing slot in order to prevent data loss if the restore operation is unsuccessful.
            Snapshots contain both web app files and web app settings. You can choose to restore files only, or to restore the settings as well. All settings contained in regular backups are also…

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            • web apps backup alarm

              We have a lot of web apps with daily schedulled backup. We need to be able to set up an alarm to know when a backup fails

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              • 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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