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  1. Add tcsh and csh to your Debian distro

    Add tcsh and csh to your Debian distro

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  2. Subversion support

    Please allow users to use Apache Subversion on hosting.

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  3. During Vertical Scaling down time display a landing page for customers

    During Vertical Scaling when the website goes down it would be great to see cloudways display a page like "Back soon currently making this site more awesome" or something to comunicate that the website will be back up after the scaling as no server side extension or feature can run for most of the upgrade it just shows as no responce from server.

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  4. can you please add more indian data center in Digital Ocean and vultr

    I need an Indian server for my Indian users can you please add more Indian data centers in Digital Ocean and vultr. currently, I have only one option in the digital ocean for Indian users.

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  5. whitelist wild card entries for mysql remote access

    Right now, we can whitelist IP addresses. Please allow wild card (%) for whitelisting any IP for remote access. Thanks.

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  6. SafeUpdates monthly option for scheduled updates

    I think it is essential to have the option for monthly schedule updates. Plugin updates sometimes can break a site from faulty code, and I think it would be useful to have the option for not-so-regular updates. A monthly option sounds ideal because it will reduce workload for our developer to check on regular base the site after the updates which now the latest scheduled option is weekly.

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  7. Enable Server Backups and ideally run those as part of the automated weekly maintenance

    Hello,

    Together with your Support Team we went through the accident caused by the weekly automated maintenance (SETTINGS & PACKAGES -> MAINTENANCE). Debian OS upgrade caused a crash of 3 of our key applications (one WordPress web and two node.js apps). That generated (time) costs on both sides. Our support required few days to bring the node.js apps back to work, Cloudways support was able to get the website to its stable state after several attempts distributed to couple of days effort (huge thanks for that!).

    Idea: All the above could have been avoided if there was an option to…

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  9. text box for varnish exclusions in breeze plugin

    Right now, if we need to add varnish exclusions, they must be entered 1 by 1 in the cloudways control panel. UTM tracking is more and more popular, in which case there are 18 cookies to exclude. Most cache plugins simply have a text box to paste those exclusions in, 1 on each line. Having this in the Breeze plugin instead of the control panels would be a great improvement!

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  10. CLOSE ACCESS OUT OF WAF SERVICES

    I'd like to be able to blacklist or whitelist some ip to make sure that my users MUST pass by the WAF to access my website.
    In this moment, if they know my server ip, they can bypass the waf.

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  11. make nginx WebP redirection (vhost image exclusion) enabled by default

    Found an issue with Cloudways integration with WP Rocket plugin, particularly the image expires headers are not working. After significant investigation by Cloudways support (many thanks Ehrar for the awesome help and patience), found that the culprit is the nginx vhost overwrite that prevents the expires headers. The issue is fixed after enabling the WebP redirection in the Cloudways Application settings, which exclude the nginx vhost rules/overwrites for images such as webp, but also including jpeg, png, etc. that are needed to get the expires headers to work.

    Recommend to enable it by default, seems like a situation that many…

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  12. Mirror Servers For Faster Worldwide Access

    My customers are in the USA and my employees in Asia. The US based server is super fast when accessed from the USA, but from Asia it's slow. I want to run a duplicate mirror server in Asia, but have been unable to find someone with the skills to do this. Would be a great feature if Cloudways could do this with a few clicks.

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  13. Mini server for each app instance

    Hi, I've read somewhere in this forum that your architecture don't support multiple php versions. How about making another architecture that supports php versioning per app? It could be a mini server that caters only to single app.

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  14. Offer a "Wipe All And Sync" Option for Live to Staging Transfer

    Offer the ability to wipe all files and database entries, before pulling a fresh copy from live to staging.

    Sometimes I need to redo our Sandbox environment.
    Most of the time, there are various changes to the files and database.

    When I choose overwrite it won't wipe the remaining data.

    If I delete the whole app and stage again, I have to redo SSL and other settings.

    Please give a third option to the "Live > Staging" process.
    - Overwrite
    - Incremental
    - Wipe and Write

    Thank you

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  15. Update to composer v2 and add cache folder

    Please update Composer to version 2.

    Support for Composer 1 is deprecated and some packages will not be available. You should upgrade to Composer 2. See https://blog.packagist.com/deprecating-composer-1-support/

    Also, allow a user to write to composers cache folder:

    "Cannot create cache directory /home/12341234.cloudwaysapps.com/hfjhsdkfhdsjkf/.cache/composer/repo/https---repo.packagist.org/, or directory is not writable. Proceeding without cache"

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  16. Display Backup storage requirements

    Cloudways server backups require at least 50% storage space of the server to perform a full backup. This mean's although they are moved off the server once complete if you are currently using 51GB of 100GB storage the full server backups will fail to run. For those that backups are important to, at least 50% must always be available.

    It would be good to have a feature somewhere in the server management that won't allow you to fill the server more than 50%.

    Other suggestion:
    - Warnings to say "Your website is 51% full, backups won't run! Free up storage…

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  17. Update ImageMagick to support AVIF

    The current version of ImageMagick is from the legacy (v6) branch. Updating to the latest version of the v7 branch would allow for AVIF image format support. AVIF has been out for a couple years now and can provide substantially better compression than WebP.

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  18. Gatsby (true Headless) Support

    Gatsby seems to be sinking its teeth in. It may be here to stay. True headless sites are so ridiculously fast, you can't ignore them. From my research, it seems cloudways does not currently support gatsby serving. I've looked at your other headless options and they're good, but not the same as Gatsby. I recommend you look into it and begin offering options. Thank you for hearing me!

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  19. The curl version 7.52.1 is too old.

    The curl version is 7.52.1 installed by Vps is about 4.5 years ago. Is it too old to use newer functions or plug-ins?

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  20. Elastic Cloud For Everyone

    Assign Resources Manually Its Just Simply Not A Job For A Human ,
    This Is A Robot Job , I Can Assure All My Friends Here At Cloudways , Will Be So Happy With This , And Promote Cloudways As The Best VPS Provider Will Be Much More Easier ... Winnings For Everyone ... I Can See The Supermassive Flood Of Users Will Get Here With This New Feature ...

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