@Evgeniy Lotosh Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A. I apologize for the delay in responding to your question.
Answering your questions below:
1.There is a possibility to use a blob for web site hosting ("Static web site" tab in the storage account configuration). It works but the created link is HTTPS. I don't want to pay for an SSL certificate so I want it to be HTTP. Is it possible?
- If you disable Secure Transfer Required option under the Configuration settings of the Storage Account, you can use HTTP for the website and it should work. Here is how to do it: Please choose the Disabled option here.
You can also use a Custom Domain and use HTTP protocol. Please refer to this link for enabling this option.
I can create a DNS zone in Azure. Is it possible to make it so that when the domain name is entered in the web browser (without "www" or something like that), it would be automatically redirected to the web site HTTP(S) link? I know it's possible if there is a dedicated IP address for the web site but the blob (and the web site address) doesn't have one, so CNAME is the only option. However, CNAME record name is not allowed to be empty.
- This is not an option as there is no IP address and A CNAME cannot be placed at the root domain level, because the root domain is the DNS Start of Authority (SOA) which must point to an IP address. The only work around I can see is to do Forwarding at your DNS provider. Please check this Thread for more details regarding the same.
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