Cloud Platform

Release notes

Cloud Platform versions

Cloud Platform documentation refers to both the Cloud Classic and Cloud Next versions of this product, unless otherwise noted.

This webpage describes the regular updates Acquia has made to Cloud Platform. Note that some release dates may be in the future to allow for subscribers to prepare their environments for upcoming product versions.


For previous release information, see the individual release note pages for 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018.

For a list of known issues in Cloud Platform and Cloud Next, see Known issues in Cloud Platform and Known issues in Cloud Next respectively.


Cloud Platform - April 14, 2024 through April 20, 2024

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CHANGECX-18679The Cloud API endpoints for creatingpromoting, and refreshing an Acquia Migrate Accelerate environment are deprecated. In addition, the migrate-accelerator entitlement is deprecated from Cloud API.

Cloud Platform - April 7, 2024 through April 13, 2024

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CHANGEFR-1762[Cloud Next] You can upgrade your Cloud Next containers from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 through the Cloud Platform user interface. For more information, see Configuring OS versions.
CHANGECX-18841The Cloud API endpoints for enabling and disabling Platform Email are deprecated.

Cloud Platform - March 31, 2024 through April 6, 2024

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CHANGECX-18669In the Cloud API endpoint that updates the remote administration settings for an application, null values are supported for the pause_until and deploy_at parameters.
FIXNM-4236Log streaming did not work in Cloud Classic environments.

Cloud Platform - March 17, 2024 through March 23, 2024

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CHANGEFR-1261[Cloud Next] You can leverage the web-layer version of the log streaming feature in Cloud Next environments.
CHANGEFR-2248You can use Shell logs in Cloud Classic environments to view all the commands that are executed by the application user. For more
information, see Shell logs.
CHANGENW-9328[Cloud Next] The Drupal version can be accessed in the Drupal request logs.

Cloud Platform - March 3, 2024 through March 9, 2024

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CHANGENW-9930[Cloud Next] New Relic is upgraded to v10.17.0.7. In addition, the vulnerability_management.package_detection configuration setting is disabled in Cloud Next environments.


You can use Cloud Platform API to view the lists of deployable operating systems for an environment.
CHANGEPIN-16430This release includes security updates for the Platform Email service in Cloud Platform.

Cloud Platform - February 18, 2024 through February 24, 2024

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CHANGESUB-5466The Views and Visits feature in Cloud Platform is enhanced to exclude data from the GoogleOther crawler.


The Cloud Platform user interface displays the Views and Visits data till t-2 days ago, where t indicates the day when you access the Cloud Platform user interface. For example, on 22 Jan, 2024, you can view the data until 20 Jan, 2024.

Cloud Platform - February 11, 2024 through February 17, 2024

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[Cloud Next] You can download logs for any time duration up to 24 hours. Previously, you were able to download logs for a fixed duration of 24 hours.

Cloud Platform - January 28, 2024 through February 3, 2024

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ChangeCX-18593[Cloud Next] The Memcached memory limit parameter cannot be updated through the Cloud Platform user interface if it is already set beyond the maximum memcache allocation value of 12 GB. To change the memcache allocation, you can contact Acquia Support.
ChangeCX-18582[Cloud Next] The memcached_limit parameter cannot be updated through the Cloud Platform API if it is already set beyond the maximum memcache allocation value of 12 GB. To change the memcache allocation, you can contact Acquia Support.

Cloud Platform - January 14, 2024 through January 20, 2024

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ChangeCX-18245[Cloud Next] You can have a maximum of 100 databases per environment.

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice and is not warranted to be error-free. If you encounter any errors, contact Acquia Support.