Is there a way to rollback a recent deployment to a previous successful deployment on app platform

Posted December 10, 2020 1.4k views
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This is a feature I used on Heroku & CapRover whereby in the event a deployment introduces an unexpected bug, we can immediately rollback the deployment to a previous bug-free version while a hotfix is being actioned & deployed.

Is this feature available with App Platform?

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This is really not acceptable.
In case of complex web apps such as angular
Build and Redeploy takes ~15 minutes
We cant potentially have production down because of revert.
Is there really no way of leveraging existing docker images?

Currently there is no rollback functionality in the App Platform. The only option would be forward-deployment (e.g. by reverting commits to your git repo and manually or auto-deploying those).