Process ID of Azure Functions


The log of Application Insights contains information that seems to like a process ID of an Azure Functions instance, but that’s an Azure Functions process ID, isn’t it?


  • Azure Functions v3


Click Advanced Tools in Azure Portal.

Click Process Explorer in Kudu page.

A w3mp.exe is your hosting Azure Functions’s process id.

w3wp.exe scm isn’t Azure Functions process id. It’s kudu process.

Every Azure web site has an associated ‘scm’ service site, which runs both Kudu and other Site Extensions.
If your web site has URL, then the root URL of the Kudu service is Note the added scm token.