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  1. Allow two-factor authentication with Duo

    Duo is a great platform for two-factor authentication and already supported by a great number of platforms. It would be very nice if it would also be supported by Cloudways.

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  2. Allow other SQL GUIs to connect to the database

    Cloudways should allow their users to connect to their databases with the MYSQL GUI of their choice. I was unable to use MySQL Workbench and Cloudways support essentially told me they couldn't help me because the tech believed there was an incompatibility with the OSX version and the Cloudways server. So I'm stuck using the Cloudways interface, which is not nearly as powerful as Sequel Pro.

    5 votes

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  3. Allow customers to create database users

    When having Master Credentials you con go to the MySQL Manager and create a user, but when you want to save you get:
    "Access denied; you need (at least one of) the CREATE USER privilege(s) for this operation"
    You should allow permissons for Master Credentials to creat DB users

    26 votes

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  4. Add Securi Auto Site Scan every 24 hours

    Add a securi site scan bundle for an extra $5 per month for a scan and report every 24 hours

    5 votes

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  5. Single Sign-on / SAML authentication for access to the cloudways console

    Provide the ability to leverage SAML providers like Okta, OneLogin, or ADFS for single sign-on to the cloud console. This would improve security for as well as the user experience.

    10 votes

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  6. Two step verification - Sms instead of scanning bar code

    Instead of only scanning bar code, I would request you to add sms msg for this as all smartphones are not supportive. Thanks

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  7. Add GoDaddy Hosting which include DDOS

    Godaddy Cloud Servers are about the same price as DigitalOcean and already provide DDOS protection by default. This information is something you will find if you call them for it's not listed on their website.

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  8. Require SSH keys for login / SFTP

    Once SSH keys have been set up on a server, password login should be disabled, or at least have an option to disable it.

    13 votes

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  9. Add BitNinja.io security for both Server and Apps

    Would be great having this installed as an option. Would protect server and all the Apps installed so we don't necessary have to go for Sucuri for each single App when clients cannot afford.

    38 votes

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  10. add SMS option for two factor authentication

    Two factor authentication is important but at the moment I don't really feel I have this option.

    Please add SMS as an option for two factor authentication.

    I prefer SMS as a two factor authentication method.

    I don't really want to use google authentication anymore as I just had the IOS app lose all the settings. Plus I find it more cumbersome than SMS.

    Thanks!

    2 votes

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  11. Add the ability to lock down file write access per application (so one a compromised application cannot affect other)

    Applications on the same server currently have write access to each others' files by default, which is an unnecessary security risk. For example, if you have multiple Wordpress applications on the same server and one gets compromised, the hacker could also compromise any other applications on the same server. If possible, it would be worthwhile to at least have the option to lock down file write access on a per application basis. I believe you already have apache running under separate users for each application, so this might be as simple as disabling the www-data group permissions.

    3 votes

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  12. Please allow a connection from Code Guard

    Code Guard provides incremental backup where I can roll back as far as I like.
    Critically, they also provide an alert if a file has changed which allows me to investigate if it's something I wasn't expecting.
    All they need is SFTP and database access but for some reason this is not being allowed by Cloud Ways. In chat I was told that "custom changes" to the server were not allowed.

    1 vote

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  13. HSTS (Strict Transport Security)

    Hi,

    Do you support HSTS (Strict Transport Security) in the future? Maybe it will add more security.

    37 votes

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  14. fail2ban

    I was wondering if fail2ban was available on cloudways instances. I would love managing login attempts and throttling bots with it.
    This could even be integrated in the console at application level.

    I know I can do this with WordFence and others, but it's so much more efficient. Doing this kind of thing with WP plugins is so inefficient, it still require PHP processes.

    While not replacing a full DDoS and WAF service, this is probably still a good affordable and efficient protection and I have the feeling that is being already used for handling ssh login attempts.

    24 votes

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  15. Drupal secure on install

    Please could you find a way to keep up-to-date with Drupal core security updates (eg. current 7.38 has a critical security flaw). It's a PITA to get a security email immediately on install and have to go in and update. Isn't there a way to pull the latest secure core as part of your install process?

    Thanks, Neil

    3 votes

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  16. Add a text option for 2 factor authentication

    The 2 factor authentication is a great feature! You might even get more users on board if there could be an option to receive a text instead of a message through Google Authenticator (ease of use).

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  18. Official statement on how Cloudways implements OWASP guidelines for security.

    Would like to see official statement on how Cloudways has implemented OWASP guidelines, ref: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2013-Top_10

    2 votes

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  19. Deny all, permit only from my country

    I would like to have the capability to permit connections to my website only from my country. The site is on our local language and there is little to no reason to permit connections from other places (aside from Google robots).

    2 votes

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  20. SFTP access by white listed IP only

    SFTP access should be able to be set to only accept a white listed IP address.

    14 votes

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