Deploying And Monitoring Azure App Service Web Apps

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Lab Steps

Logging into the Microsoft Azure Portal
Creating an Azure App Service Plan
Creating a Web App in Azure
Creating a Staging Deployment Slot
Deploying a Web App Using Deployment Slots
Monitoring Azure Web Apps
Monitoring Application Performance With Application Insights
Creating an Azure Web App Alert
Validate Deploying And Monitoring Azure App Service Web Apps

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Duration1h 45m


Lab Overview

Azure App Service is a fully-managed platform as a service (PaaS) for building, deploying, and scaling web, mobile, API, and even serverless apps. In this Lab, you will learn all about App Service by deploying an ASP.NET Core app to Azure App Service Web Apps. You will also use a variety of services to monitor the app, including the Application Performance Management service called Application Insights. You will finish the Lab by configuring an alert when certain conditions are met in the monitoring data.

Lab Objectives

Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:

  • Explain and create App Service plans and App Services
  • Understand the available App Service Web Apps deployment options
  • Use deployment slots for zero-downtime deployments
  • Monitor Web Apps using metrics, logs, and Application Insights
  • Configure alerts to notify you when certain conditions are met

Lab Prerequisites

You should be familiar with:

  • General software development and DevOps principles


  • April 23rd, 2019 - Updated App Service Plan screenshots to avoid inadvertently selecting the Marketplace App Service plan (preview) interface
  • December 14th, 2018 - Added a validation Lab Step to check the work you perform in the Lab
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About the Author

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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.