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  1. Configuration option for same site session cookies in PHP.ini

    A configuration option for same site session cookies in PHP.ini.Implementation of same site session cookies in PHP servers can avert CSRF attacks.

    Applicable to PHP 7.3 and onwards
    See https://www.php.net/manual/en/session.configuration.php (session.cookie_samesite)

    2 votes

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  2. Increase SFTP idle time or give user option to increase it

    If you check here - https://github.com/liximomo/vscode-sftp/issues/541

    many of us are facing issues with SFTP getting disconnected and not automatically connected again. This is very frustrating in development. Creating a ticket every time and asking to increase this is not convenient.

    1 vote

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  3. Code a button in account detail's page that will terminate your servers so you can cancel your account.

    It will be better if you could have a button that when pressed it will terminate/kill running servers or at least it will ask you "Do you want to terminate your servers and then cancel your account?"

    1 vote

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  4. Ability to disable Off-site Backup

    1) Off-site backup is a paid service. Please allow us to disable it if we want to.

    2) What's your reasoning for rounding up backup charges on $0.5 increments?

    6 votes

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  5. SFTP sync is extremely slow, goes 80KB/s please IMPLEMENT WebDav (also Siteground has it)

    Sometimes I get really astonished by realizing that Cloudways miss of basic features. Which is the reason?

    2 votes

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  6. Expose how long different parts of staging site creation take to let us optimize it

    We're experiencing very long wait times for staging site creation and would love to know how to speed it up. Some other ideas here, like selective updating of the staging site, could also help, but I thought this idea would also be good for us.

    The idea is to log when each part of the process starts — either in something that Cloudways employees can see or that the users can see. Perhaps they could even be added to the Deployment Logs.

    Often with processes that take a long time, an app will show progress or at least tell you…

    1 vote

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  7. Please make ElasticSearch Java Options available.

    There should be at least settings to change the ElasticSearch Java options so we could adjust the heap size to some degree.

    2 votes

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  8. add the feature for downloading backup from specific point

    Cloudways, you guyz must have to add the feature for downloading backup from specific point, you have to carry the data backup at least seven days as per on day wise, or time wise.

    1 vote

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  9. improve time calculation for cloning operation

    When cloning a Server the needed time is always about ~8min regardless of the Harddisk/Database Size, So today I waited for about 1 hour for the last minute of a cloning process.

    2 votes

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  10. Add "stdout" output to Supervisor job logs

    Laravel jobs tend to offload queues using "Supervisor" jobs. Laravel's docs show how to pipe "stdout" output to a file for reading. Cloudways Supervisor logs will only write errors, so there's no way to access the Laravel queue processing logs.

    Normally, this is set in the Supervisor job ".conf" file with setting "stdout_logfile=".

    This should be an option so Laravel users can access the Laravel queue logs, or the current Cloudways Supervisor logs should have "stdout" in addition to errors.

    1 vote

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  12. mailparse php extension

    looking to add mailparse to PHP stack - want to use uvDesk (https://www.uvdesk.com/en/opensource/) that requires this extension

    3 votes

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  13. Allow people to increase the number of inode available to them by using the disk space they should already have.

    for the sake of example, currently I have access to a 160GB disk space server and i am only using 22 GB of it. i can't add more files because i seem to be out of inode space. Inodes are made from disk space being used as a table to map out other files. Why can't this table be increased using the space i already have access to so i can take advantage of all my disk space.

    3 votes

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  14. allow edits to nginx config

    Sometimes edits need to be applied to nginx config such as:

    location ~* .(doc|pdf|xml)$ {
    add_header X-Robots-Tag "noindex, noarchive, nosnippet";
    }

    This is not currently possible and there is no work around.

    This means that google will index lots of files that it shouldn't and can cause many SEO problems.

    9 votes

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  15. Unlimited storage option.

    Block Storage (Digital Ocean, Vultr) or Buckets (GCP) with an unlimited storage option.

    5 votes

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  16. A "Buckets" storage option

    Davidtgill
    Sep 6, 2:29 AM PKT

    Hi, on the Google Cloud Platform they have VM instances which you can get on Cloudways.
    On Google Cloud Platform they also have Storage "Buckets" which are a far cheaper way to store lots of data. You can also store multiple Terabytes.
    My suggestion is that Cloudways offers a "Buckets" storage option.

    2 votes

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  17. create a managed upgrade/downgrade solution for MySQL updates via server backup.

    ie backup entire server before upgrading MySQL, so that restore of entire server is possible (inc older MySQL version) if something goes wrong with the upgrade. I understand this would be chargeable but it would save the stress levels for many a web dev

    1 vote

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  18. Autosuggest endpoint for Elasticpress

    Hi I love Elsticsearch on Cloudways. But I miss the option to create a safe end point for the Elsticpress plugin.

    2 votes

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  19. sphinxsearch

    Hi,
    Please allow to setup sphinx search on the server.

    2 votes

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  20. timezone to use in logfiles

    Would be handy to specify the timezone you would get in log files. For example apache logs are always in UTC and can be configured at the apache level.

    2 votes

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