Deploy Web Role

In this article we can explore Deploying a Web Role to Azure.

Deployment

There are multiple ways to Deploy your Web Role to Azure:

· Visual Studio Publish

· Azure Portal Upload

Visual studio

Let us start with Visual Studio deployment.

Open the project in Visual Studio & Choose the Cloud Service > Publish option.

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You will get the prompt to choose the Azure Subscription.

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Continue the wizard & choose a unique Name.

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Click the Publish button in the final page of the wizard.

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Wait for few minutes for the Deployment to be completed.

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Once the deployment is over, you can click on the Web app URL from the Deployment window.

You can see the Web Role home page being launched.

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Azure Portal Upload

In the Azure Portal, Click on the New > Compute > Cloud Service.

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In the appearing window, enter the web role name & select the deployment package.

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Deployment package can be found in the Package folder after running the Package command in Visual Studio.

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Package file is shown below.

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You can upload the above package to the Azure Portal and Complete the deployment.

References

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cloud-services/cloud-services-how-to-create-deploy-portal

Summary

In this article we have explored Deploying a Web Role to Azure.

Create Web Role

In this article we can explore how to create a Web Role in Visual Studio 2017.

Web Role

Web Role is for hosting your application through IIS.

Web Role is intended for Frontend UI applications.

Visual Studio 2017

Open Visual Studio 2017 and go to New Project > Cloud section.

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In the next page of the wizard, Choose Web Role.

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Choose MVC as the ASP.NET application type.

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Click OK to complete the wizard.

You will get the following code in HTML view.

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Modify the Text and Your Web Role is ready!

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In the next part we can see how to deploy the web role.

Summary

In this article we have explored creating a web role.

Cloud Service Roles

In this article we can explore about Cloud Service Roles.

Cloud Services

Cloud Services are highly available, scalable, n-tier cloud apps with more control of the OS.

Cloud Service Roles

There are 2 types of Roles in Cloud Services.

· Web Role

· Worker Role

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Web Role

Web Role is for hosting your application through IIS.

Web Role is intended for Frontend UI applications.

Worker Role

Worker Role does not use IIS.

Worker Role runs the application Standalone.

Worker Role is intended for background processing.

References

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cloud-services/cloud-services-choose-me

Summary

In this article we have explored about Cloud Service Roles.