Category Deployment

Azure Functions Configuration and Secrets Management

This post shows how to configure Azure Function projects so that no secrets are required in the local.settings.json or in the code. Secrets for the project are saved in the user secrets of the project, or in the app settings of the deployment. The deployment should/can use Azure Key Vault for the secrets and not […]

Using Azure CLI to create Azure App Registrations

This blog shows how to setup Azure App Registrations using Azure CLI and Powershell. The scripts setup the configuration for the applications created in the previous posts in this serious. The aim was to achieve the same as configured in the Azure Portal. This is not possible with the current version of Azure CLI. A […]

Configure a domain for an Azure App Service using Cloudflare

This blog shows how to create an Azure App Service with a custom domain using Cloudflare to configure the domain name servers. The post used the following blog from Matteo for the original setup: Serving your Azure App Service under your custom domain To create a custom domain for an Azure App Service, you require […]

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 […]

Deploying an ASP.NET Core application to Windows IIS

This article explains how to deploy an ASP.NET Core application to a Windows hosted IIS Server. Most applications are now deployed to a cloud hosted solutions like Azure App Services, but sometimes it is required to deploy to an IIS. I ran into an number of issues, which weren’t very well documented, which surprised me […]

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 […]