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  1. Ping server locations

    Please add a tool in CW website - probably near the server location selector - that helps us to ping the server locations from browser, to make it easier to select the best server location for our site.

    3 votes
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  2. add a dark mode when on the server and application screens

    A traditional dark mode with a dark grey background and the app boxes also a darker colour so the screen isn't a bright white light 24/7

    2 votes
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  3. Time frame for the logout session

    I am looking for the option to select the time frame for the logout session in Cloudways platform by myself

    2 votes
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  4. Allow restore points to be cloned to staging

    Often, I have glitches that creep in to my websites, It would be good to be able to clone a restore point to the staging server so I can see an old version or perhaps get some files back that I have deleted or revert to a css versions from a few days ago. Currently, I have to restore to live (not ideal!!) then make a staging site then revert back to pre restore.

    2 votes
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  5. Add averages to data displayed on Monitoring Details tab

    When viewing the Monitoring / Details server tab you can see charts which display data for a selected period, e.g. 7 days. I would like to see an average somewhere for the displayed data.

    2 votes
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  6. Add date and time to local backups!

    So currently, when you create a local backup of your server the file is simply called:"backup.tgz".

    To make everyones life easier, why not add the date and time to the filename so its called:"backup27112019__0030.tgz" or something similar for example.

    2 votes
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  7. When a mistake is made during phone registration, let people delete it and start over.

    I tried to register and my phone was out of service, I was asked to give my phone number, and as soon as I gave it, there was a text sent I could not retrieve, and it wouldn't let me start over. I tried to delete the account months ago and just checked back and it's still not deleted. So I still can't get started. you should change this so you get more business and customers aren't forced to use a different service.

    2 votes
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  8. Increase (or remove) the timeout limit for supervisord jobs.

    The maximum time limie for Laravel Queue jobs is set at about 15 minutes - because the "Timeout" field only allows 3 characters.

    This seems like an arbitary limit, and a failry short one for some use cases.

    I'd like to increase that to at least 4 digits (almost 3 hours), or 5 (almost 28 hours) or to let us remove the limit entirely.

    I know the limitations want to avoid us breaking our servers, so if there's a reason CloudWays servers can only support 15 minutes of Queue Jobs then it would be useful to have that explained somewhere.

    2 votes
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  9. Extend Account Login Time

    I am constantly getting logged out of my account all day long and in every browser. If someone is working at home on a private computer, isn't there a way to stay logged in as long as one wants or at least for a few days before getting logged out. It constantly is slowing up one's workflow. Thanks.

    2 votes
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  10. install mysql / mariadb timezone database / tables by default

    the timezone database is not filled by default: so these queries fail:

    SELECT CONVERT_TZ( "2019-08-26 07:06:09",'Europe/Amsterdam', 'UTC');

    Please make an option to install / update the timezone database
    https://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-g11n-excerpt/5.7/en/time-zone-support.html#time-zone-installation

    2 votes
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  11. Cronjob not user and application friendly

    We are happy with cloudway support and services. But i found a major drawback there with cronjob setup. We can't setup cronjobs there as command line. Like in cakephp project we need to run console command like Console/cake Marketplaces runshellcommand, But it doesn't accept it, Now a days all frameworks need a console command to run for cronjob, But this feature not available there.
    2) I didn't found a way for File manager, Where if possible we can edit files online, rather than connect with FTP.

    Please add 2 features there, Would be good for applications and user point of…

    2 votes
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  12. Make server sharing work again

    Please make it possible to access a server from multiple accounts, or allow me to use the same email address to access multiple accounts. I keep using up my email addresses to start client projects and can't re-use them.

    2 votes
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  13. Canceled due to horrible support

    Hi,

    I have canceled my plan due to the horrible support:


    • Non-English speakers, most of the time I couldn't even understand what your support staff is trying to say. Please hire people that at least know some basic English. That happened on multiple occasions.


    • Terrible advices. I've never seen so bad advices from a hosting provider.


    • Weak passwords. I've never seen a hosting that is forcing its customers not to use upper case for its passwords. That was brutal.


    • Support randomly closed tickets after failing to explain what they want to say.


    I am a technical person and I do…

    2 votes
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  14. redirect users back to where they were before session timeout

    As a developer, i am continously pushing changes via git deployment interface, but throughout the day my session ends and i am logged out.

    When i log back in i have to go finding my application and git screen again.

    It would be great if the cloudways interface could remember where i was when the expired session logs me out, and when i log back in it remembers then i can perform the git pull i tried to do before i was logged out.

    Or better yet an option to set my own timeout values as that kind of security…

    2 votes
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  15. Cloudways app

    Have you considered creating a server / application management app for ios and android?

    Your interface is already pretty app-like.

    It would be great to be able to adjust basic settings and respond to monitoring issues while on the run.

    2 votes
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  16. Add Telegram as a new channel for CloudwayBot

    Please add Telegram as a new channel for CloudwaysBot
    https://telegram.org
    Thanks

    2 votes
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  17. 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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  18. allow custom restore points

    Allow user to create their own restore point at any time

    2 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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