Migrate a Website to Azure Web Apps

1 hour
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

You are working on a team that is in the middle of upgrading an application environment, and as part of that effort, you are migrating an IIS website to Azure Web Apps. To do this, in this hands-on lab, you will be utilizing the App Service Migration Assistant to migrate your website to an Azure Web App.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Configure the Web Server
  • Install Internet Information Services (IIS) on the virtual machine
  • Create a simple HTML website

NOTE: These steps can be automated using the webserver PowerShell script from the GitHub repository

Install the App Service Migration Assistant
  • Download and install the App Service Migration Assistant
Migrate the Website
  • Configure the App Service Migration Assistant to migrate the default website

  • Connect the App Service Migration Assistant to your Azure subscription

    • Important:
      • Use the existing App Service plan
        • By default, the Migration Assistant will deploy an App Service plan that is not permitted in the lab environment
      • Use the existing resource group
        • Creation of a new resource groups is not permitted in the lab environment
  • Confirm the website has been successfully migrated

Additional Resources

Lab Prerequisites

You should be familiar with the following to use this hands-on lab:

  • Azure virtual machines
  • Azure Web Apps
  • Internet Information Services (IIS)

Lab Files

The lab files needed for configuring the web server can be accessed via the GitHub repository for this lab.

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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