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  2. Create a MySQL-only optimized server

    I just want to create an high performance optimized DB server without Apache nor other modules.
    I want to be optimized already for high-performance by Cloudways experts. That's it.

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  3. Add a button to apply MYSQL user ownership to the public_html directory

    Adding a button to apply MYSQL user ownership to the files public_html directory for Moodle will save CSR time and allow them to work on more pressing issues. At the moment you have to contact Cloudways to fix the permissions on that folder after you upgrade your Moodle installation.

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  4. Enable New Relic infrastructure instead of NR server

    Hi,

    Since NewRelic Server is going to be removed and is already being replaced by New Relic Infrastructure it would be great if the New relic service would be changed so it will enable infrastructure.

    Related features would be:


    • The possibility to change the display name in newrelic-infra.yml. Currently the Cloudways numerical name is shown in New Relic and I have no clue which server is which :-)

    • The possibility to change the display name in the PHP language agent. As if you don't change both the connection between APM and Infrastructure will break.

    • The possibility to restart newrelic infrastructure…
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  5. Improve Gmail SMTP Article

    I have to enable "Less Secure Apps" for all of my clients for SMTP to work. Your tutorial should mention that some people may need to do this, because it took me an 2 hours to figure this out and luckily I've had experience with it before.

    Your Tutorial
    https://support.cloudways.com/configure-gmail-smtp/?utmsource=Platformkb&utmmedium=kbsearch
    Article on how to enable Less Secure Apps
    https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255

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  6. Support npm install --global

    Right now, it throws a permission error. This is helpful for tools like gulp.

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  7. Can you add WebDav as standard for stacks and to also add the master user to the WebDav group (usermod -aG davfs2 <username>)

    Can you add WebDav as standard (it's a common used service) for stacks and to also add the master user to the WebDav group (usermod -aG davfs2 <username>) this will allow the master user to setup mounts ect...

    Reason for suggestion is a well known service called BrickFTP, so this link gives you an idea at the bottom:

    https://brickftp.com/docs/tutorials/webdav/

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  8. Add PHP Mecache as PHP extension

    A lot's of caching solutions use Memcache as PHP Extension.

    Like Simple Cache or WP-SPIDER CACHE will be a great addition and that would cost much since the extension is free.

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  9. PCRE version too low for PHP 7.0

    Hi there,

    as you can read here: https://secure.php.net/manual/en/pcre.installation.php
    with PHP 7.0.3 the minimum required version of PCRE is 8.38.

    Your servers still use PCRE version 8.35. Dunno if I am the first who experiences this problem, but this leads to PHP sigfault crashes in my applications (TYPO3, Shopware) and they do not respond any more.

    Any chance you're updating to PCRE 8.38 in the near future?

    Thanky a lot,
    Wolfgang

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  10. Allow SSH2 on your servers

    I want to use a simple application that requires SSH2, and this is not compatible with your server configuration for some reason.

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  11. database server and code base server should be different

    database server and code base server should be different. specially in AWS where we can create both application server and database server.

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  12. Default UTF Encoding

    Everything is pre-configured and installed as ASCII.

    if I go in and change the default encoding, it is confusing. What if I want to upgrade to PHP& and MariaDB 10? In what order should the default encodings be changed? After upgrading to PHP 7?

    The Server, MySQL and PHP all have separate encoding settings. It seems like changing these at the right time during initial configuration is vital.

    So if you were installing Magento 2.1 on a GCloud server, how would you go about it?

    After the server is created, should I go in and change the default encodings to…

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  13. Change path for deployment

    Possibility to change path for deployment from "/public_html" to "/"

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  14. Ask for a confirmation when "Removing" git repo from "Deployment via Git"

    When removing Github repo from "Deployment via Git", please ask for a confirmation first. I clicked Remove button by accident, then had to set it up again.

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  15. pagespeedy php free extension

    pagespeedy is a php free extension, awesome server side cache... varnish is having some problems in prestashop latest version... plz guys, pagespeedy :)

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  16. Improve permission settings

    I notice when you change the shell username to something else, it doesn't change the ownership of the directories and files in the public_html directory. You have to do an additional step which is Reset Permissions to have it reflect the changes. Maybe have function to also reset permissions when you change the shell username.

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  17. Wishlist member & NGINX compatibility

    Currently wishlist member cannot protect individual files unless changes are made to the Nginx configuration. The support team are unable to make these changes on an individual basis, so the whole configuration needs to be updated system wide.

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  18. Allow customers to retain their servers when leaving

    I understand you need to limit control. If I need to migrate away from cloudways can you give me access to the server and "detach" from cloudways? Most clients will be fine, but if we hit a "wall" where need to do something you won't let us then want to take entire server config and since we already have the droplet - just let me have it! You can even charge a migration out fee.

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  19. Prevent caching on specific pages

    I'd like to add a list of pages that will never pull from cache

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  20. allow xbithack and multiviews in htaccess file

    allow xbithack and multiviews in htaccess file

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