- Azure Notification Hubs are push notification software engines designed to alert users about new content for a given site, service or app. Azure Notification Hubs are part of Microsoft Azure’s public cloud service offerings.
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Azure Notification Hubs provide an easy-to-use and scaled-out push engine that enables you to send notifications to any platform (iOS, Android, Windows, etc.) from any back-end (cloud or on-premises). Notification Hubs works great for both enterprise and consumer scenarios. Here are a few example scenarios:
Azure Notification Hubs is a massively scalable mobile push notification engine for quickly sending millions of notifications to iOS, Android, Windows, or Kindle devices, working with APNs (Apple Push Notification service), GCM (Google Cloud Messaging), WNS (Windows Push Notification Service), MPNS (Microsoft Push Notification Service), and more. Tailor your notifications to specific customers—or entire audiences—with just a few lines of code, and do it across any platform.
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What is the resource structure of Notification Hubs?
Azure Notification Hubs has two resource levels: hubs and namespaces. A hub is a single push resource that can hold the cross-platform push information of one app. A namespace is a collection of hubs in one region. Recommended mapping matches one namespace with one app. Within a namespace, you can have a production hub that works with your production app, a testing hub that works with your testing app, and so on.
What is the price model for Notification Hubs?
The latest pricing details can be found on the Notification Hubs Pricingpage. Notification Hubs is billed at the namespace level. (For the definition of a namespace, see "What is the resource structure of Notification Hubs?") Notification Hubs offers three tiers: 1. Free: This tier is a good starting point for exploring push capabilities. It's not recommended for production apps. You get 500 devices and 1 million pushes included per namespace per month, with no service level agreement (SLA) g...
What is the Notification Hubs SLA?
For Basic and Standard Notification Hubs tiers, properly configured applications can send push notifications or perform registration management operations at least 99.9 percent of the time. To learn more about the SLA, go to the Notification Hubs SLApage.
Which server-side platforms do you support?
Server SDKs are available for .NET, Java, Node.js, PHP, and Python. Notification Hubs APIs are based on REST interfaces, so you can work directly with REST APIs if you're using different platforms or do not want extra dependency. For more information, go to the Notification Hubs REST APIspage.
Which client platforms do you support?
Push notifications are supported for iOS, Android, Windows Universal, Windows Phone, Android China (via Baidu), Xamarin (iOS and Android, and Safari. For more information, go to the Notification Hubs Getting Started tutorialspage.
Do you support text message, email, or web notifications?
Notification Hubs sends notifications to devices running mobile apps. It does not provide email or text message capabilities. Notification Hubs also does not provide an in-browser push notification delivery service out of the box. Customers can implement this feature using SignalR on top of the supported server-side platforms.
What support is provided for disaster recovery?
We provide metadata disaster recovery coverage on our end (the Notification Hubs name, the connection string, and other critical information). When a disaster recovery scenario is triggered, registration data is the only segmentof the Notification Hubs infrastructure that is lost. You must implement a solution to repopulate this data into your new hub post-recovery: 1. Create a secondary notifications hub in a different data center. We recommend creating one from the beginning to shield you f...
Is all of my data stored in encrypted form?
Azure Notification Hubs encrypts all customer data at rest with the exception of registration tags. For this reason, you should not store personal or confidential data using tags.
Is there audit log capability?
Yes. All Notification Hubs management operations update the Azure Activity Log to which is exposed in the Azure portal. The Azure Activity Log offers insights into the operations performed on resources in your subscriptions. Using the Activity Log, you can determine the what, who, and when for any write operations (PUT, POST, DELETE) made for the resources in your subscription. You can also understand the status of the operations and other relevant properties. However. the Activity Log does n...
What troubleshooting capabilities are available?
Azure Notification Hubs provides several features for troubleshooting, particularly for the most common scenario of dropped notifications. For details, see the Notification Hubs troubleshootingwhite paper.
What telemetry features are available?
Azure Notification Hubs enables viewing telemetry data in the Azure portal. Details of the metrics are available on the Notification Hubs Metricspage. You can also programmatically access metrics. For more information, see the following articles: 1. Retrieve Azure Monitor metrics with .NET. This sample uses the user name and password. To use a certificate, overload the FromServicePrincipal method to provide a certificate as shown in this example. 2. Getting metrics and activity logs for a res...
Azure Notification Hubs provides a highly scalable, cross-platform push notification infrastructure that enables you to either broadcast push notifications to millions of users at once, or tailor notifications to individual users.
Azure Notification Hubs provide an easy-to-use and scaled-out push engine that allows you to send notifications to any platform (iOS, Android, Windows, Kindle, Baidu, etc.) from any backend (cloud or on-premises). For more information about the service, see What is Azure Notification Hubs?.
This tutorial shows you how to set up Azure Notification Hubs and configure credentials to push notifications to an iOS device via the Apple Push Notification service (APNS). Running this tutorial is a prerequisite to the subsequent Objective C and Swift iOS tutorials, and covers the following steps:
May 28, 2020 · The following is a list of some other tutorials for sending notifications: Azure Mobile Apps: For an example of how to send notifications from a Mobile Apps back end integrated with Notification Hubs, see Add Push Notifications to your iOS app. ASP.NET: Use Notification Hubs to send push notifications to users.
Notification Hubs pushes notifications split across multiple batches of registrations. It authenticates with the respective push notification service, based on the credentials you set in the Azure portal, under Configure Notification Hub. The push notification service then forwards the notifications to the respective client devices.