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  1. Make XDebug accessible for remote debugging

    I would like to use my IDE such as PHPstorm, to have remote debugging sessions using XDebug. Currently, XDebug is available on Cloudways but I cannot connect to it, so what is the point?

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  2. Add stored procedure SQL server

    Cloudways mysql server didn't support stored procedure Sql. I think it would be better if stored procedure functionality add on mysql server.

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  3. Possibility to upload server key and CSR for SSL certificate

    I think there should be possible besides generating CSR uploading own CSR and key for the SSL certificate. This would minimize time when migrating from some other server

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  5. Add ability to set ServerTokens configuration in Apache

    Often there is a desire by security teams not to expose verbose information about the versions of software and operating system running on a system. It would be great if the ServerTokens and ServerSignature configuration items were available to silence or minimize the information given. The motivation here is to prevent handing an attacker information about what older exploits might apply or not to your server.

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  6. Kyup Clustering for ultimate performance

    Kyup is already offering the best CPU performance for the money. Use that with Clustering and you have a perfect Production setup.

    4 votes
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  7. Set Varnisch cache time on application level

    Varnish hit rate is low on low traffic sites. By setting the cache time of varnisch on an application level you can beter manage site speed per application.

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  8. Allow user backup settings

    Hi, I would like to suggest that User should be given the chance to set the backup timings on his own preference so that he himself can fine tune it for the time when the website has the least load.

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  9. opcache settings

    opcache.max_accelerated_files=? , opcache.validate_timestamps=? and opcache.consistency_checks=? , i would like to change this opcache settings

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  10. Allow admins atleast to ping and monitor their website.

    This is really important for us please.

    3 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 1 vote
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  13. We need fixed private IPs to clone a server and attach the same IP to a new server or other workarround. Amazon has the fixed private ip.

    We need fixed private IPs to clone a server and attach the same IP to a new server or other work arround. Amazon has the fixed private ip. Amazon you buy a IP and then you attach this IP to any instance so you can create backups and upgrades easily.

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  14. 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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  15. 5 votes
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  16. 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…

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  17. 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.

    2 votes
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  18. 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/?utm_source=Platformkb&utm_medium=kbsearch
    Article on how to enable Less Secure Apps
    https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255

    1 vote
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  19. Support npm install --global

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

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  20. support naming application folders and databases arbitrarily

    The current scheme is absolutely impossible to remember. Even when renaming folders, the randomly selected name remains as the new name is a link.

    That means this would have to be asked for before anything has been set up.

    Usually I want to name the folder and database to the (sub)domain or the actual application name. What's easier to remember than that?

    Support at least letters, digits, "-", "_", ".", unless restricted by the database engine in question.

    4 votes
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