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Azure App Service Web Apps: Configuring and Troubleshooting LiveLessons (Video Training)

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-465002-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-465002-9

8 Hours of Video Instruction

Learn from an expert while you become the expert. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced user, you’ll find plenty to learn about configuring and troubleshooting a Web App running on the popular Azure App Service platform.

Azure App Service is a popular and fast-changing technology that makes it easy to start a website in minutes. After you’ve created your site, you’ll want to explore more advanced features, such as SSL certificates, custom domain names, authentication, deployment slots, and more. You might also encounter problems such as errors, a slow website, or slow pages. In this course, you learn how to deal with all these configuration and troubleshooting scenarios, and by the end of the course, you’ll be an expert in Web Apps running on Azure App Service.

Skill Level
All Levels

What You Will Learn
Creating Web Apps in Azure App Service
Deploying Web Apps to Azure App Service
Configuring Web Apps
* Custom domain names
* Traffic routing
* Traffic Manager
* Authentication and authorization
Backing up and cloning Web Apps
Using deployment slots
Scaling up and scaling out
Monitoring Web Apps and setting alerts
Troubleshooting error messages
Troubleshooting slow performance

Who Should Take This Course
Anyone who would like to take advantage of the speed and power of a website running on Web Apps in Azure App Service. From people with little to no experience to advanced users who need to dig in to complex problems, this course offers something for everyone.

Course Requirements
None, other than an Azure subscription.

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LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more.

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Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Web App Basics
1.1 Understand Web Apps
1.2 Understand the Azure portal
1.3 Use Resource Groups and App Service Plans
1.4 Create an empty Web App
1.5 Create a Web App from a Marketplace template
Lesson 2: Basic Configuration
2.1 Change app framework versions
2.2 Change between 32-bit and 64-bit platforms
2.3 Configure Always On
2.4 Choose between the Integrated and the Classic pipeline
2.5 Add and delete App Settings
2.6 Configure database connection strings
2.7 Control default documents
2.8 Configure virtual directories and set application roots
2.9 Configure ARR Affinity
Lesson 3: Advanced Configuration
3.1 Allow others to configure and manage apps using Access Control
3.2 Configure your own domain name
3.3 Add and configure SSL certificates and bindings
3.4 Configure allowed domains for cross-origin resource sharing (CORS)
3.5 Configure authentication and authorization using Azure AD and social networks
3.6 Back-up and restore your Web App
3.7 Scale up an App Service Plan to add power
3.8 Scale out an App Service Plan to handle more users
3.9 Understand Azure Traffic Manager
3.10 Configure Azure Traffic Manager for performance and reliability
Lesson 4: Deploy Web Apps
4.1 Explore ways to authenticate when deploying
4.2 Deployment methods use for Web Apps
4.3 Add a Deployment Slot
4.4 Swap between Deployment Slots
4.5 Use Auto Swap
4.6 Clone Web Apps
Lesson 5: Monitoring Web Apps
5.1 Work with historical requests and errors
5.2 Review instance-specific metrics
5.3 Learn about diagnostic logs
5.4 Monitor live traffic to your Web Apps
5.5 Use alerts identify problems
5.6 Using Testing in Production to prevent problems
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Application Errors
6.1 Understand HTTP errors
6.2 Work with Application Events
6.3 Review web server logs
6.4 Debug an application error in Visual Studio
Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Performance Problems
7.1 Use failed request tracing
7.2 Work with Diagnostics as a Service (DaaS)
7.3 Analyze event logs with DaaS
7.4 Analyze HTTP log analysis with DaaS
7.5 Analyze PHP Apps with Zend Z-Ray for Azure
7.6 Analyze a memory dump with DaaS
7.7 Use Autoheal to avoid problems
Lesson 8: Using Advanced Tools
8.1 View environment details
8.2 Execute commands using Debug Console
8.3 Explore processes running in your virtual machines
8.4 Extend capabilities with Site Extensions


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