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  1. Disable Vanish by default.

    It never works out of the box and always causes errors on anything but the simplest sites.

    I always have to disable it on most sites whilst uploading, file scanning etc.

    1 vote

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  2. New Feature: per app smtp host, port, username and password configuration

    Currently we can configure SMTP at "Servers -> Server Management -> SMTP".

    This request is to add this same functionality at "Applications -> Application Management -> SMTP".

    This can be a preferred solution then to add extra plugin code to each app.

    2 votes

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  3. email notification when backup is completed

    Add the possibility to send an email notification when backup is completed successfully

    2 votes

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  4. Add the ability to label Backups and flag them to be permanent

    Hi, I see there's suggestion for able to label backups and it's not been implemented yet so I'd like to add another vote for being able to do this.

    Also, it would be great to be able to go intot he automated backup history, and flag any one of them as "Permanent" so they don't get deleted.

    6 votes

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  5. Reseller Hosting

    Please Add resale services

    305 votes

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  6. allow install icecast on server

    allow install server for radio streaming icecast with
    sudo apt-get install icecast2 ices2 vorbis-tools

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  7. Add v8js to all php servers as SSR is essencial

    Add v8js to all php servers as SSR is essencial

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  8. support forcing lowercase URLs

    It's poor SEO to be able to access the same pages of a website on different URLs - this includes capital letter URLs for any web service that utilises re-writes (e.g. a CMS such as Wordpress).

    This can be resolved by utilising htaccess with a RewriteMap or Nginx, see links below. But none of these options are included in the standard server config and Cloudways interface doesn't allow them to be added.

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19048192/force-lower-case-of-urls-override-previous-rules

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3666003/how-i-can-translate-uppercase-to-lowercase-letters-in-a-rewrite-rule-in-nginx-we

    Be really useful if this was possible. Support tried to implement the htaccess option for me, but it took down Nginx for some unknown reason -…

    1 vote

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  9. nginx: modify client body size. Is it possible for you to add a new parameter/setting at the Advanced Server Settings section?

    nginx: modify client body size.
    I need to change client body size to 2M, but I don't have root access.
    Is it possible for you to add a new parameter/setting at the Advanced Server Settings section?

    2 votes

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  10. Let the users to set "connection" to Keep-Alive

    I want to install a App on server, the precondition to install this App is one of the server setting as following:
    "connection" : Keep-Alive

    But I find these is no such setting on cloudways.

    2 votes

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  11. autoscale storage

    It would be nice that you are also have the option to autoscale storage.
    If freespace is below X add Y to storage.

    1 vote

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  12. PHP-FPM Pool Process Manager (pm) Settings

    Being able to set these in the Settings & Packages section would be great.

    pm.maxchildren = # The hard-limit total number of processes allowed
    pm.start
    servers = # When php-fpm starts, have this many processes waiting for requests
    pm.minspareservers = # Number spare processes php-fpm will create
    pm.maxspareservers = # Max number of spare (waiting for connections) processes allowed to be created
    pm.processidletimeout = #

    5 votes

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  13. Remote access for xDebug

    Currently the configuration of the Cloudways instances doesn't allow the remote use of xDebug. Allowing this, will allow developers to use the Cloudways applications for development purpose and allow them to debug the code as if they were on a local environment.

    17 votes

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  14. Edit .bashrc

    Have the possibility to edit .bashrc file to add items to PATH variable. Currently is not possible to do that as you need to have root/sudo access to edit .bashrc

    10 votes

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  15. add option to specify swap file size

    Normally the swap file size is configured for optimal performance of the server. However there are times that you need a little more memory even at the cost of lower performance (especially if that need is temporary and circumstancial). In these cases it would be useful to be able to change the swap file size (within reasonable limits).

    One such case occurred to me when I tried to use composer on a magento 2 app, on a 1GB server. 1GB RAM + 256MB swap is simply not enough for composer to run successfully. The only option is to move to…

    9 votes

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  16. Static cache expiry set by file type

    It would be nice to have the possibility to set different cache expiry limits for different file types. At least images, CSS and JS

    3 votes

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  17. Set "max_execution_time" to "0"

    The VTiger application requires "maxexecutiontime" be set to "0"

    2 votes

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  19. PTR records / Reverse DNS

    DNS is important, reverse DNS is also important within production web farms. Currently it is not possible to set the PTR record for IPs on the Digital Ocean (+other?) platforms. PTR record lookups return something along the lines of: 12345-67890.cloudwaysapps.com.

    Please add the ability for clients to modify this zone.

    63 votes

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  20. Fail over to a different server

    setup failover site on the different servers and in case of failover you can autoswitch the site to the failover

    i.e Main site on AWS large, fail site on AWS small or Ocean Drop or other provider

    10 votes

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