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App Service upgrade to .NET Framework 4.7.2 #89
Update 9/27/2018: this was initially going to start in September, but the start date has now changed to mid October, and will complete in early November.
Starting in mid October 2018, .NET Framework 4.7.2 will be available on App Service (which currently runs 4.7.1). We do not expect any foreseeable disruptions caused by this update, and have a high level of confidence in its backwards compatibility.
See https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2018/04/30/announcing-the-net-framework-4-7-2/ for more details about this release.
For a higher level of confidence in your app, you are encourage to verify on your own machines that your app runs fine on 4.7.2.
Instructions to test your app locally
Frequently asked questions
Can I prevent my app from being upgraded
All VMs will be moved to the new framework, so all apps will be upgraded. It will not be possible to move back. This is in line with every .NET framework upgrade that has happened in the past.
Can I know exactly what day my app will be upgraded
This cannot easily be predicted, as the upgrade will happen progressively through October.
How can I tell what the current .NET Framework version is in my App
Based on this page. From Kudu console, run: