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  • Blog Post: Add an SSL certificate to an Azure Web App (CRT and P7B)

    I was following these instructions here using CERTREQ to create my certificate request, and everything worked fine up to step 6. In step 6 is states that I should have a CER file. I wrote some articles about creating a certificate here and here , where there is a CER file created, however, when I downloaded...
  • Blog Post: Mapping a wildcard domain name to an Azure App Services Web App (Website)

    The process for mapping a wildcard domain, for example *.contoso.com to a Web App can be achieved by performing the following: Adding a CNAME at your domain hosting provider Adding the custom domain within the Azure portal Adding wildcard domain names to multiple Web Apps ...
  • Blog Post: Auto Heal your Azure Web App

    If your Web App is not behaving like you expect, you might consider implementing Auto Healing. Auto Healing for a Web App lets you take an action when certain events occurr, for example: When request count breaches a certain limit When requests are running slower that expected ...
  • Blog Post: Sending email from an Azure Web App using an O365 SMTP server

    One of the surprises I had when I moved many of my sites from a domain hoster to an Azure Web App was that the platform only provided web services and that I had lost my SMTP services. That meant I was not able to send or receive emails from my private domains. I rushed to get that fixed and found my...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting Web App deployment issues when using Git / GitHub

    I setup a Web App to test deployments from GitHub. Once the Web App was created I linked it to GitHub by selecting the “Integrate source control” link on the main page of for the website and selected GitHub. Following the wizard I was able to make the link between the 2. The details are shown...
  • Blog Post: Create an Azure Web App failover solution on a budget

    When you choose a region to place your Web App into, it is placed onto a stamp or scale unit. The scale unit is an isolated entity within the region or datacenter. This entity encapsulates and protects the Web Apps contained within it from service interruptions that may happen in other scale units. When...
  • Blog Post: My SSL Certificate doesn’t work on Azure Web App (Websites)

    In this post I will discuss 2 issues you might encounter when configuring an SSL certificate on Azure Web App. The certificate does not show in the drop-down. Browsing to your website over SSL / HTTPS you receive a security warning and the Azure Website wildcard certificate is delivered...
  • Blog Post: Enable System.Net tracing on Azure Web Apps (Websites) (unable to connect to remote server)

    It is becoming a common scenario that customers of Azure Web Apps are making requests to services hosted on other Azure IaaS or PaaS platforms, services not hosted on the Azure platform (on premise) and which use the System.Net class. For example, making a request from your code that uses either of the...
  • Blog Post: Mapping a custom subdomain to an Azure Web App (Website)

    Mapping a custom domain name to your Azure Web App (Website) is based around a very important principle. The principle being that you need to add a CNAME with a HOST = awverify. This is how we confirm that you are indeed the owner of this domain. If you have access to the DNS file configuration, I think...
  • Blog Post: Mapping a custom naked domain to your Azure Web App (Website), a URL with no www

    A naked URL means that there is no www before the domain name and domain extension. For example, http://www.benjamin.perkins.me which I use often to troubleshoot and experiment with mapping custom domains to my Azure Web App. An example of how to do map a custom domain is provided here , and would more...
  • Blog Post: Mapping a custom domain with a special character to an Azure Web App (Website)

    Azure Web Apps have not always supported the mapping of custom domain names with special characters in them, but it looks like it does now. I was able to map a custom domain with a special character to my Standard mode Azure Web App. To successfully configure an Azure Web App custom domain with a...
  • Blog Post: Mapping a custom domain to a Traffic Manager on Azure Web Apps (Websites)

    I wrote an article here about using Traffic Manager with your Azure Web App, please take a look at it to get more context for this article. When you create a Traffic Manager, for example, with a name of EUROPE, similar to that shown in Figure 1, the URL which you must direct your requests to is http...
  • Blog Post: Great Azure Web Sites Articles in MSDN Magazine

    As a follow-up to our recent post featuring the MSDN Magazine on scaling Azure Web Sites, here are some additional articles recently made available that can help you as you develop and deploy your application in Azure Web Sites. Architect for the Cloud Using Azure Web Sites Sometimes bad things happen...
  • Blog Post: Scaling Your Web Application with Azure Web Sites

    Yochay Kiriaty, one of our program managers in Azure Web Sites, recently wrote an excellent article for MSDN Magazine that outlines how to design, implement and configure applications for scaling in the cloud. If you are hosting an application in Azure Web Sites (or if you plan to at some point in the...
  • Blog Post: Transform your Microsoft Azure Web Site

    Microsoft Azure Web Sites is a multi-tenant hosting environment. An IIS applicationhost.config is generated by runtime for each Azure Web Site. This applicationhost.config contains well optimized default settings which is good for most scenarios. In some specific scenarios, you may want to change the...
  • Blog Post: How to Run a Continuous WebJob as a Singleton

    If your Azure Web Sites site is running on multiple instances and you create a new continuous WebJob, the WebJob will run on all instances by default. (Note that a triggered WebJob will run on just one instance selected at random.) You may want your continuous WebJob to run on only one instance. You...
  • Blog Post: Using Azure Traffic Manager with Azure Web Sites

    Editor’s note: Many thanks to the Azure Web Sites product team for contributing to and reviewing the content in this post. Azure Traffic Manager (ATM) is a DNS-based service for managing traffic to Azure services, and it’s recently been made available to Web Sites users. You can use ATM to: Route visitors...
  • Blog Post: Three Easy Steps to Add a Custom Domain to a WAWS Site

    After you create a website in Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS), you can open a browser and see your site by going to sitename .azurewebsites.net. That’s cool, but if you own a domain name, you might want to use it instead. You can do that in WAWS (assuming you are not running in Free mode) by adding your...
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