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  1. mailparse php extension

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

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  2. 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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  3. 3 votes

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  4. Show maintanance page while the server upgrade is in process

    The server upgrade takes somewhere between 10-15 minutes and during the upgrade, visitors can't access the website. They see a 503 error.

    I think Cloudways should show a maintenance page while the server upgrade is in the process.

    3 votes

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  5. Preserving IP address when cloning server - making scaling down hassle-free

    Scaling up is easy.

    Scaling down (with Vultr, DigitalOcean or Linode) requires to clone a server.

    When cloning, server gets new IP address - this causes a lot of hassle with application integration or DNS configuration.

    SUGGESTION:
    It would be great to make scaling down hassle-free, so that after cloning server could have the same IP as previous server.

    3 votes

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  6. Allow NGINX to work in all but specified folders

    I had crushed in a user case which required to manage file permissions via .htaccess RewriteRules, with files physically available inside web-visible folders instead of logic-protected folders, so I had been forced to have CloudWays disable NGINX for my server.

    Instead, it would be nice to have a panel where to configure specific folders with Apache-based file serve, instead of NGINX-based.

    3 votes

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  7. Server speed

    tools.pingdom.com lets me see the pageload speed of my site from various countries. I'd like to be able to compare servers before buying.

    e.g. I tried Vultr in Singapore - very slow loading into Australia. Moved to Linode in Freemont - 2x the speed for the same site.

    Took 2 days of setup and testing and trial accounts to work that out - perhaps there is an even faster server? I can't try them all.

    Just put a 1mb web page on each server. Publish the url. Now I can compare at GTMetrix or Pingdom to choose the best server…

    3 votes

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  8. Officially support running nodejs as an app user.

    I've chatted with support and they told me you must run NPM and nodejs as a master user. This requirement makes per-app security impossible.

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  9. 3 votes

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  10. Improve cloning process

    On cloning an application, optionally allow me to specify the target url and a checkbox to specify that I want an SSL certificate installed.

    This would greatly help improve the process to get that cloned server up and running much quicker.

    Thanks!

    3 votes

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  11. Install libsodium (a.k.a. sodium) on all servers by default

    libsodium (a.k.a. sodium) is a PHP PECL library for secure encryption in PHP. As of PHP 7.2, libsodium will be included as a core library in PHP.

    It would be helpful for those of us building secure PHP applications to have access to this library now instead of waiting for PHP 7.2. This will enable us to use encryption methods that will be good for many years to come instead of being deprecated as mcrypt is now.

    Note that there is a polyfill that can be used until PHP 7.2 if libsodium isn't installed, but it is not nearly as…

    3 votes

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  12. Load Data Local Infile enabled for MySQL

    I run an e-commerce site that imports data feeds from our suppliers. However our import addon can't work as it requires Load Data Local Infile enabled for MySQL.

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  13. 3 votes

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  14. Force Varnish cache when HTTP Authentication is enabled

    For development reasons we protect our application with HTTP AUTH

    After user has been authenticated varnish is not caching the request because of the authorization header always being sent (see default.vcl).

    Add "unset req.http.Authorization" after auth check on vcl_recv to force caching.

    3 votes

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  15. CDN for Staging Environment

    Why we can't have CDN URL for the staging environment?

    If you dont support CDN for the staging site how can I test the code & optimize speed before making it live?

    All leading managed WP hosting companies have CDN support for staging.

    2 votes

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  16. Allow to define bash aliases for app user

    The master user can define bash aliases in .bash_aliases file, but an app user can't do the same, there is no way to define aliases and load them automatically on ssh login
    Would be great to be able to define such bash aliases file for app user!

    2 votes

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  17. inode

    Add option to purge inode,
    Right now the only option to do this is just through support.

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  18. Better explanation: ATTACHING WARNING.

    The first waring says something about cloning the server.
    In a chat with support, they mentioned:
    "it is saying that once you increase that you can't revert that and you may need to clone your server if you wanna revert block storage"
    That explains the first warning more clear think.

    Kind regards,

    Niels de Vries

    2 votes

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  19. 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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  20. 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?

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