Managed identity support for App Service and Azure Functions now supports user-assigned identities for Linux, along with managed identities for App Service on Linux/Web App for Containers (both in preview).
Using the managed identities for Azure Services and expanding on the generally available support for system-assigned identities on Windows, you can now configure identities for Linux apps, both for Azure Functions and App Service (in preview). User-assigned identities are also now supported for both OS platforms in preview.
Azure App Service Deployment Center is now Generally Available. The Deployment Center is a centralized overview for all the deployment methods supported by your app and a guided experience for configuring continuous integration/continuous deployment.
We’re excited to announce the “Bring Your Own Storage” feature to App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers. Available in public preview, “Bring Your Own Storage” supports mounting Azure Blobs and Azure Files into your Azure App Service. You can configure up to five Azure storage accounts for a given App Service.
This morning we announced the public preview of Windows Container support on Azure App Service Web App for Containers. This public preview will enable new opportunities for customers looking to modernize their existing applications.
The Azure App Service team is excited to announce the general availability of Linux on Azure App Service Environment (ASE), which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. As announced at the time of the public preview release, Linux customers will be able to take advantage of deploying Linux and containerized apps in an App Service Environment, which is ideal for deploying applications into a VNet for secure network access or apps running at a high scale.