Supporting ASP.NET 5, Core RC1, RC2 on Azure App Service

Is ASP.NET 5, Core RC1, RC2 supported on Azure App Service?

No, ASP.NET 5, Core RC1 or RC2 is no longer supported on Azure App Service. The only supported ASP.NET Core stack is RTM on Azure App Service. Check the newly announced RTM version at

Here is the list of .NET supported stacks on Azure App Service:


Migration from RC2?

If you are migrating from the RC2 release, there are a small number of breaking changes that you should be aware of when updating your code.  These are all edge scenarios if you are doing more advanced customization of your application, and should not affect everyone.  Among the changes that you may need to be aware of are:

A detailed list of changes is available in the ASP.NET Announcements Issue List.

For more information, see and