Application Insights Integration with Function Apps in Azure Government or other Clouds

The use of the APPLICATIONINSIGHTS_CONNECTION_STRING in Azure Functions is now built into the runtime. Note my examples are for Azure US Government cloud but this can ultimately be used in any cloud with the correct endpoints specified. Update 4/28/2020The Application Insights product team updated the certificate so you can now use the following connection string…

By JeremyBrooks April 14, 2020 0

Azure Function Trigger Cheat Sheet

This is a quick reference covering general topics for the most common Azure Function triggers I deal with on a weekly basis. Knowing some of the high level terminology and architecture has helped me *maybe* sound somewhat knowledgeable in conversations with colleagues and customers. Its by no means a conclusive list or troubleshooting guide but…

By JeremyBrooks July 31, 2019 1

ARM Template for Event Grid integration with a new Azure Function

TL/DR – Link to the template: https://github.com/jcbrooks92/EventGridAzureFunctionARMTemplate/tree/master Creating an ARM template with integration between an Azure function and Event Grid requires the general function template, Event Grid resource and lastly a system key from the Azure function that is used to authenticate the validation call from Event Grid. Update 2/12/2020There has been a recent update…

By JeremyBrooks July 19, 2019 7

Restoring Deleted Function Code

The three hosting models for Azure Functions are Consumption (serverless), Dedicated, and Premium (hybrid of dedicated and serverless). Depending on the type of function used dictates if and how the function app code can be restored. Restoring Deleted Code from Consumption and Premium Functions Consumption and Premium by default require users to have an app…

By JeremyBrooks July 5, 2019 0

Gitlab Continuous (CI/CD) with an Azure Web App

Recently I came across a case with helping a customer configure Gitlab with Azure web app using continuous integration. App Services support Git repositories from Bitbucket, Github, and VSTS Git natively but Gitlab requires a bit more manual setup. Referenced these two helpful blogshttps://christianliebel.com/2016/05/auto-deploying-to-azure-app-services-from-gitlab/ https://teerachail.gitbooks.io/the-s-sentials/content/gitlab2appservice.html Go to the Azure portal under your web app ->…

By JeremyBrooks December 27, 2018 1