Category Deployment

Deploying ASP.NET Core App Services using Azure Key Vault and Azure Resource Manager templates

This article shows how to create an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template which uses an Azure Key Vault. The ARM template is used to deploy an ASP.NET Core application as an Azure App Service. By using an Azure Resource Group project, the secret app settings can be fetched from the Azure Key Vault during deployment, […]

Using Azure Key Vault with ASP.NET Core and Azure App Services

This article shows how to use an Azure Key Vault with an ASP.NET Core application deployed as an Azure App Service. The Azure App Service can use the system assigned identity to access the Key Vault. This needs to be configured in the Key Vault access policies using the service principal. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreBackChannelLogout Posts in […]

OpenID Connect back-channel logout using Azure Redis Cache and IdentityServer4

This article shows how to implement an OpenID Connect back-channel logout, which uses Azure Redis cache so that the session logout will work with multi instance deployments. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreBackChannelLogout Posts in this series: OpenID Connect back-channel logout using Azure Redis Cache and IdentityServer4 Using Azure Key Vault with ASP.NET Core and Azure App Services Deploying […]

Creating an ASP.NET Core Docker application and deploying to Azure

This blog is a simple step through, which creates an ASP.NET Core Docker image using Visual Studio 2017, deploys it to Docker Hub and then deploys the image to Azure. Thanks to Malte Lantin for his fantastic posts on MSDN. See the links at the end of this post. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreDockerAzureDemo 2017.02.03: Updated to VS2017 […]

Windows Service with Self Hosted Wep Api 2

This is a simple example of a windows backend service which hosts a Web Api 2 service. The application is deployed using WiX. The application can then be used as a backend for a simple game with different UIs, for example an android App, MVC 5 web application, or an WPF UI application. The application […]

WiX installer with parameter configurations

This blog continues on from the previous WiX/installation/deployment blogs. WiX Installer for MVC4 Project WiX installer with PowerShell scripts Creating a silent msi for Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS service using WiX In all of these blogs, WiX was used to create the setup. This is a free tool which plugs into visual studio. When creating a […]

WiX installer for MVC4 project

This example shows how a MVC4 solution can be setup together with a WiX installation project. To create a msi installer for a MVC4 project, the solution needs to be built, then the web project must be published, the WiX project harvests the published output and creates an msi installer. The solution is configured so […]