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  1. 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…

    6 votes
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  2. Set "max_execution_time" to "0"

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

    2 votes
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  3. Ubuntu servers as OS

    I am looking a way to deploy an Ubuntu server. It will be great if you can offer it

    2 votes
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  4. 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.

    52 votes
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  5. Use Let's Encrypt certificate for Cloudways database manager (8082 port) instead of a self signed cert

    Since we all can use Let's Encrypt for free (basic needs), why don't you automatically setup LE cert for database manager rather than using self signed cert which gives browser warnings.

    21 votes
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  6. Add option to disable MySQL in the Server Management tab.

    Most of my apps use dedicated MySQL servers hosted elsewhere, so having the extra overhead from just running and storing the MySQL service on the servers provisioned by Cloudways is something I want to get rid off.

    Also, horizontally scaling apps also makes MySQL service redundant, since all of the servers still need access to the same database.

    In essence, just add the option to disable MySQL, in the same way there is a "Disable" button next to Varnish.

    Regards!

    4 votes
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  7. Enabling CORS (cross-origin resource sharing)

    Currently Cross-Origin Request is Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource

    Would be helpful if we can Enable CORS

    10 votes
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  8. beanstalkd

    beanstalkd in installable packages on demand

    7 votes
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  9. 29 votes
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  10. Enable downgrade without IP-address changes

    It would be nice if you could downgrade a server without loosing the IP-address.
    Or if you could clone an application to another server and move the IP-address with it.
    This could be done by giving the possibility to switch IP-addresses between my own existing servers.

    5 votes
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  11. Allow modifying apache configuration settings

    An option to allow the apache config file shoule be present. Things like KeepAlive and a lot more settings have a big impact on performance.

    23 votes
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  12. Sync Server Data between servers

    Keep files in sync across servers for load balancing e.g. rsync

    12 votes
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  13. Allow to change server time zone

    Allow to change server timezone.
    Please to allow customer to change the servertimezone.
    I have difficulties to make cronjob, because there is different time between php & server time. I have cronjob to generate/update report in magento for every 5 minutes, then send it in end of day (around 23:xx). But, since the server time is different the report actually not complete & different with Magento report. please consider this.

    thanks

    28 votes
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  14. Add access to Digital Ocean Private networking / local IP

    Digital ocean already provides Private networking through 10.x.x.x IP addresses for droplets in the same region. It would be very helpful to pass this setting through to Cloudways server options and control panel to more efficiently network servers.

    19 votes
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  15. Add option to enable mod_rewrite for clean URLS in Drupal

    When going through the installation of Drupal 8 there is a warning indicating clean URL's are disabled. Drupal 8 comes with clean URL's enabled by default and can not be disabled. The only reason the setup script would show this warning is if mod_rewrite was not setup in Apache.

    Is there currently a way to enable mod_rewrite? If not please include it as an option to enable via the server settings. This is a potential deal breaker for me. Not having this option will prevent me from installing Drupal 8

    5 votes
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  16. Setup simple email or slack notification when CPU, Memory, or Bandwidth Usage Exceeds ___% for ___ minutes

    Add the ability for us to sign up for email or Slack notifications when CPU, Memory, or Bandwidth usage exceeds % for minutes. This idea came from a similar feature on Digital Ocean.

    See the configuration wizard and steps at https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-alerts-with-digitalocean-monitoring

    21 votes
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  17. 1 vote
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  18. I just deleted an APP from my server. After waiting for the process to complete, I got a message that "<Servername>: has been uninstalled."

    For a jaw dropping moment, I thought my entire server was deleted! This message needs to be changed to reflect that only the APP that I actually deleted was the one removed.
    Thank you!

    2 votes
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  19. MySQL Setting - Case Sensitivity

    Please add the option to TURN OFF case sensitivity in MySQL.

    1 vote
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  20. Option to disable the local backup option for a specific application in the server

    There must be an option to disable/enable the local backup for a specific application in the server

    1 vote
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