Do you always rename staging Url on Azure?
21/07/2015 11:45 AM by
If you use the default Azure staging web site Url, it can be difficult to remember and a waste of time trying to lookup the name every time you access it. Follow this rule to increase your productivity and make it easier for everyone to access your staging site.
Figure: Bad example - Site using the default Url (hard to remember!!)
Default Azure Url:
Figure: Good example - Staging Url having production Url with "staging." prefix
How to setup a custom Url
1. Add a CName to the default Url to your DNS server
Figure: CName being added to DNS for the default Url
2. Instruct Azure to accept the custom Url
Figure: Azure being configured to accept the CName
Do you feel this rule needs an update?