A preview of App Service domain, that enhances the Microsoft Azure portal experience for users creating and managing domains on Azure Domain Name System (DNS) is lauched on Tuesday.
App Service domains is currently limited to the following TLDs, com, net, co.uk, org, nl, in, biz, org.uk, and co.in. And, it provides reliable performant and secure options of hosting your domains on Azure DNS for your Azure services such as Web Apps, Traffic Manager, Virtual Machines, and more.
Benefits of App Service domain, include:
- Subdomain management and assignment
- Auto-renew capabilities
- Free cancellation within the first five days
- Better security, performance, and reliability using Azure DNS
- 'Privacy Protection' included for free except for TLDs who's registry does not support privacy such as .co.in, .co.uk, etc.
For getting started with creating a domain, check out this How to buy a domain for App Service document.