How to configure a custom domain for an Azure Web Application

Hi everyone, I am trying to explain the configure an Azure App from Marketplace in your custom domain. I am explaining this with the help of ASP.Net starter Web App found at the azure marketplace.

1. Create the Azure Web Application

First, search for ‘App Services’ in Azure portal and open it

Add a new app and select the application as below

In the following page, I am showing how you can set the application properties

After setting everything as required, create the app. It will take some time to create it for you. Sit back and relax 🙂

Check the Notification page for the completion notice and got to the next step

2. Access the web application from Azure Domain

The web app is now available from the following domain

Here, aspazureapp is the name I have given above while the creation of the app. Remaining name ( is common for everyone

3. Change the Azure Web Application’s domain name to custom domain

Now, you can set the domain name as your own domain or you can purchase a new domain for that.

Go to the ‘Custom Domains’ settings of the azureapp and click ‘Add Domain’

In this example, I am trying to host the application in my own existing domain.

Type your custom hostname and click ‘Validate’

Now, you need to add the Azure suggested records in your domain DNS as you found at the bottom of the window

Once, you add the required records, you can successfully validate the records by clicking ‘validate’ again.

Click ‘Add Hostname’ to complete the settings.

Now, you can access the ASP.Net starter Web App in your domain name successfully. Have a nice time !


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