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  1. I would like to see a strong FAQ section.

    it would be great if you guys can provide a well FAQ section for the supports that you will cover and what not in your Free support section.

    21 votes

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  2. Allow markup of a servers cost and send the bill to client

    We manage websites for our clients and would like the ability to add a client as a billing team member so they get the invoice. however we would like to be able to set a markup cost to the server to cover our management costs.

    3 votes

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  3. Client subscriptions

    As we have clients websites on our server we need some way to make sure that they do not use more space etc. than what their subscription offers. Would you consider offering that option?

    7 votes

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  4. Resource Boost

    It would be nice to be able to boost performance briefly by purchasing some temporary resources and then to be able to go back down, during development

    3 votes

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  5. Verification information should be made more clear...

    Guys, this verification thing is not made clear enough on your website. (Yes I saw the small notification messages and information, still I somehow waited for some email, from prior hosting account experiences: "your hosting is ready, is being prepared, and so and so.") Maybe you should still send an email regarding this.

    Because "if you don't open this chatbox YOUR ACCOUNT WILL NOT BE VERIFIED and YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTHING FROM US" should be made clear enough.

    Thanks otherwise, probably great service, not yet entered :)
    Cheers

    1 vote

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  6. Need auto scaling in AWS

    We need auto acaling in aws please

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  7. DBaaS (MariaDB and MySQL)

    Offer Database as a Service. This will greatly help us offload server load and be able to scale easily without the fear of data corruption. DBaaS will improve web server performance. Maybe this can be integrated.

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  8. Add PHP and MySQL Timezone GMT+1 Kinshasa

    My application works depending of timezone of my locality. I would like if you add GMT+1 Kinshasa as Timezone.

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  9. Add ability to zoom inside Monitoring graphs

    Since we can't have access to the server logs, it would be great to be able to zoom into the broader monitoring graphs to get a better idea of the server's performance.

    For example if I'm looking at CPU usage for a Month, it is averaged, so I don't really see the actual numbers. Granularity gets lost ... It would be very useful to be able to zoom into the first week/day/hour of the month, since the logs for this are already there.

    2 votes

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  10. allow custom restore points

    Allow user to create their own restore point at any time

    2 votes

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  11. Queue for API tasks (API multitasks)

    Currently if I need to:

    1. Clone
    2. Set label
    3. Set Domain
    4. Set Aliases
    5. Set SSL
    6. Set something else...

    for the same application, I have to control the queue remotely, which is hard to implement since the connection may be simply lost and as a result we may simply not get any task completed at all.

    It would be just great if we could send you several requests on the API at the same time and see the result of the whole queue.

    /clone -> response with future appid
    /label for app
    id -> ok (200)
    /domain for appid ->

    1 vote

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  12. Master account

    Have an option so I give my webadmin's cloudways account full access to my server and application.

    1 vote

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  13. Have the ability to change ownership of server to another cloudways account

    It would be great if we can just change ownership of a server. For example, my account. I am using my company Google account to handle our servers, etc on cloudways but maybe it needs to be owned by a generic company account in the event there is employee turnover or I leave the company. Then there would be no way to fully access the servers under my account that the company may need to access if, my account is ever removed.

    2 votes

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  14. Improved monitoring and alerts

    The cloudways bot hasn't detected the two times that I've had issues on my server. A few days ago CPU was high and maxing out, sites were not loading and I had to notice this while on the site and open a chat to get it resolved. A couple weeks ago, the entire server was down from 3am to 10am - everything had completely locked up, no warning email.

    In addition, I don't think you can call yourselves "Managed" if you don't get the alerts on your end and check the servers. If I have to log in to see…

    1 vote

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  15. Knowledge Base for Advanced Cron-Jobs

    Knowledge Base about Advanced Cron-Jobs wit better description about the possibilities of Advanced Cron-Jobs:

    • do output with cron-script.php >> cron-script-output.txt
    • different possible to execute like for php «31 04 * * * php pathToPhpScript/....»
    • what is the base-path for cron-scripts, or do I have to use always absolute-path
    • examples like (abstract): DD HH DD MM dOfWeek interpreter [absPathToScript] >> [absPathToOutputFile]
    • examples like real (pseudoreal) 31 04 * * * php /home/121954.cloudwaysapps.com/txsjrjwqax/publichtml/cron-script-1.php >> /home/121954.cloudwaysapps.com/txsjrjwqax/publichtml/output-cron-script-1.txt
    2 votes

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  17. Share benchmarks to know which is the best service that fits our projects

    I have read many reviews with different benchmarks, but for new people like me, it would be nice to have some documentation to know which server and which plan fits our project, based on the number of pageviews, CMS, etc.

    1 vote

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  18. Transfer Billing To Another Account (With Affiliate Commission)

    It would be great, especially for freelancers and agencies, to be able to create a new server with an application and then transfer the server to another account for billing. (Just like Flywheel does.)

    I am aware of this feature https://support.cloudways.com/how-to-transfer-server-to-another-account/ but I don't believe the affiliate commission is gained from such transfer. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

    Another great feature that would go well with this one is to setup test/demo sites for clients at no charge: http://feedback.cloudways.com/forums/203824-service-improvement/suggestions/17827789-providing-a-test-server

    11 votes

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  19. Allow restricted server access but full app access to team members

    Lets say you have a staging server with multiple apps/sites on it. A dev on your team might be working on multiple apps on that server, and need access to all of them.

    This is currently not possible, unless you also give FULL server access to that team member. Which then means that just because the person should be able to access and work with all the apps on the server, he/she also has access to potentially harmful settings such as package control, scaling, and even server deletion.

    Simply, all the permission checkboxes are good as they are, but we…

    2 votes

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  20. Add file (img) storage and organization ability

    There is currently no way to store images in a folder on the server and view them without the exact URL. I recommend adding a feature like this. It's pretty basic and a helpful function.

    1 vote

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