Deploy a Quarkus Web App to Azure App Service with Maven

In this quickstart, you'll use the Maven Plugin for Azure App Service Web Apps to deploy a Quarkus application to Azure App Service on Linux. You'll want to choose Java SE deployment over Tomcat and WAR files when you want to consolidate your app's dependencies, runtime, and configuration into a single deployable artifact.

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Sign in to Azure CLI

The simplest and easiest way to get the Maven Plugin deploying your Quarkus application is by using Azure CLI.

Sign into your Azure account by using the Azure CLI:

az login

Follow the instructions to complete the sign-in process.

Create sample app from MicroProfile Starter

In this section, you'll create a Quarkus application and test it locally.

Create Java SE 8 base Project

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to the MicroProfile Starter site.

    Screenshot showing MicroProfile Starter with Quarkus runtime selected.

  2. Provide the following values for the indicated fields.

    Field Value
    artifactId quarkus-hello-azure
    MicroProfile Version MP 3.2
    Java SE Version Java 8
    MicroProfile Runtime Quarkus
    Examples for Specifications Metrics, OpenAPI
  3. Select DOWNLOAD to download the project.

  4. Unzip the archive file; for example:


Create Java SE 11 base Project

To create the Java 11 base project, use the following command:

mvn io.quarkus:quarkus-maven-plugin:2.6.1.Final:create \ \
  -DprojectArtifactId=quarkus-hello-azure  \
  -DclassName="" \

Run the application in Local environment

  1. Change directory to the completed project; for example:

    cd quarkus-hello-azure/
  2. Build and Run the project using Maven; for example:

    mvn quarkus:dev
  3. Test the web application by browsing to it locally using a web browser. For example, you could use the following command if you have curl available:

    For Java SE 8 Project:

    curl http://localhost:8080/data/hello

    For Java SE 11 Project:

    curl localhost:8080/hello
  4. You should see the following message displayed: Hello World or hello

Configure Maven Plugin for Azure App Service

In this section, you'll configure the Quarkus project pom.xml file so that Maven can deploy the app to Azure App Service on Linux.

  1. Open the pom.xml file in a code editor.

  2. In the <build> section of the pom.xml file, insert the following <plugin> entry inside the <plugins> tag after maven-surefire-plugin.

  3. To configure the deployment, run the following Maven command:

    mvn azure-webapp:config

    Select the following options when prompted:

    Input Field Input/Select Value
    Choose a subscription Enter your subscription ID.
    Define value for OS(Default: Linux): 2. linux
    Define value for javaVersion(Default: Java 8): 2. Java 11
    Define value for pricingTier(Default: P1v2): 9. P1v2
    Confirm (Y/N) y

    This command produces output similar to the following example:

    [INFO] Scanning for projects...
    [INFO] ------< >-------
    [INFO] Building quarkus-hello-azure 1.0-SNAPSHOT
    [INFO] --------------------------------[ jar ]---------------------------------
    [INFO] --- azure-webapp-maven-plugin:2.5.0:config (default-cli) @ quarkus-hello-azure ---
    [INFO] Auth type: OAUTH2
    Available subscriptions:
    *  1: Subscription1(xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx)
       2: Subscription2(yyyyyyyy-yyyy-yyyy-yyyy-yyyyyyyy)
    Please choose a subscription [xxx]: 1
    [INFO] Subscription: Subscription1(xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx)
    Define value for OS [Linux]:
      1: Windows
    * 2: Linux
      3: Docker
    Enter your choice: 2
    Define value for javaVersion [Java 8]:
    * 1: Java 8
      2: Java 11
      3: Java 17
    Enter your choice: 2
    Define value for pricingTier [P1v2]:
       1: B1
       2: B2
       3: B3
       4: D1
       5: EP1
       6: EP2
       7: EP3
       8: F1
    *  9: P1v2
      10: P1v3
      11: P2v2
      12: P2v3
      13: P3v2
      14: P3v3
      15: S1
      16: S2
      17: S3
      18: Y1
    Enter your choice: 9
    Please confirm webapp properties
    Subscription Id : xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx
    AppName : quarkus-hello-azure-1601011883156
    ResourceGroup : quarkus-hello-azure-1601011883156-rg
    Region : centralus
    PricingTier : P1v2
    OS : Linux
    Java : Java 11
    Web server stack: Java SE
    Deploy to slot : false
    Confirm (Y/N) [Y]:
    [INFO] Saving configuration to pom.
    [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [INFO] Total time:  16.502 s
    [INFO] Finished at: 2020-09-25T14:31:34+09:00
    [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
  4. Add the <appSettings> section to the <configuration> section of PORT, WEBSITES_PORT, and WEBSITES_CONTAINER_START_TIME_LIMIT. Your XML entry for azure-webapp-maven-plugin will look similar to the following example:

             <javaVersion>java 11</javaVersion>
             <webContainer>java SE</webContainer>
  5. Add the following entry to the src/main/resources/ file to create the Uber (FAT) jar.


Deploy the app to Azure

After you've configured all of the settings in the preceding sections of this article, you're ready to deploy your web application to Azure. To do so, use the following steps:

  1. If you made any changes to the pom.xml file, rebuild the JAR file using the following command:

    mvn clean package
  2. Deploy your web app to Azure by using the following command:

    mvn azure-webapp:deploy

If the deployment succeeds, you'll see the following output:

[INFO] Successfully deployed the artifact to
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] Total time:  02:20 min
[INFO] Finished at: 2020-06-11T10:06:51+09:00
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Maven will deploy your web application to Azure. If the web application or web application plan doesn't already exist, it will be created for you. It might take a few minutes before the web application is visible at the URL shown in the output. Navigate to the URL in a web browser. You should see the following screen.

Screenshot of web browser showing front page of Quarkus.

When your web application has been deployed, you can manage it through the Azure portal.

Your web application will be listed in the microprofile resource group, as shown in the following screenshot:

Screenshot of Azure portal showing resource group contents.

You can access to your web application by selecting Browse in the Overview page for your web app. Verify that the deployment was successful and is running. You should see the following screen displayed:

Screenshot of Azure portal showing web app overview page.

Confirm the log stream from the running App Service

You can see (or "tail") the logs from the running App Service. Any calls to console.log in the site code are displayed in the terminal.

az webapp log tail 
    --resource-group microprofile \
    --name quarkus-hello-azure-1601011883156

Screenshot of terminal window showing log stream.

Clean up resources

When the Azure resources are no longer needed, clean up the resources you deployed by deleting the resource group.

  • From the Azure portal, select Resource group from the left menu.
  • Enter microprofile in the Filter by name field, the resource group created in this tutorial should have this prefix.
  • Select the resource group created in this tutorial.
  • Select Delete resource group from the top menu.

Next steps

To learn more about MicroProfile and Azure, continue to the MicroProfile on Azure documentation center.

Additional resources

For more information about the various technologies discussed in this article, see the following articles: