Release notes - Acquia Cloud

Looking for the latest and greatest new features and changes to Acquia Cloud? Read on and check back regularly to see what else we’ve done.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of December 2, 2018

December 9, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of December 2, 2018 through December 8, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018

  • Customers may experience brief connectivity issues as SSH services restart.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of November 25, 2018

December 4, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of November 25, 2018 through December 1, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of November 18, 2018

November 26, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of November 18, 2018 through November 24, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of November 11, 2018

November 20, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of November 11, 2018 through November 17, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of November 4, 2018

November 13, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of November 4, 2018 through November 10, 2018:

Changes

  • Drupal applications can now create environment variables from within the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issue

  • Imagemagick failed to process PDFs correctly.

Acquia Cloud 1.112

November 9, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Although no subscriber actions are required for this release, you may notice momentary website traffic interruptions as PHP restarts.

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud log streaming feature now supports log files in JSON format.

Fixed issue

  • In certain circumstances, jobs displayed an error message when no files were changed in version control.

Acquia Cloud updates - November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018

Change

  • Recently configured security settings for Acquia Cloud were adjusted to address an access issue for Drupal 8.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of October 28, 2018

November 5, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of October 28, 2018 through November 3, 2018:

Changes

  • SSH client sessions now time out after 15 minutes. For more information, see limitations on shell access.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issue

  • Authentication failures resulted in 401, 409, or 500 error responses, instead of 403 responses.

Acquia Cloud updates - October 25, 2018

October 26, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following update:

Change

  • Acquia Cloud no longer supports the removal of cookies for Drupal assets with itok query strings, introduced with Acquia Cloud 1.111.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of October 21, 2018

October 31, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of October 21, 2018 through October 27, 2018:

Changes

  • PHP 5.6 is no longer available in Acquia Cloud pipelines containers.
  • Devices can no longer be remembered for 30 days when signing in to accounts.acquia.com.

Fixed issues

  • After downloading Drush aliases for a subscription, the Acquia Cloud interface displayed an incorrect command to untar the Drush aliases.
  • When attempting to reset a user password at accounts.acquia.com, an error was displayed.
  • Attempts to resize the server on an Acquia Cloud Professional subscription failed with an error.
  • The Acquia Cloud API failed to print JSON responses in human-readable format.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of October 14, 2018

October 29, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of October 14, 2018 through October 20, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of October 7, 2018

October 15, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of October 7, 2018 through October 13, 2018:

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.22 and 7.2.10

Acquia Cloud updates - week of September 30, 2018

October 8, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of September 30, 2018 through October 6, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of September 23, 2018

October 1, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of September 23, 2018 through September 29, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud 1.111

September 27, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 5.6.37, 7.1.21, and 7.2.9
  • Subscriptions provisioned after the release of Acquia Cloud 1.111 will use PHP 7.2 by default.
  • Document headers contain the following changes:
    • The Via header now returns the value Varnish.
    • The X-Varnish header has been removed.
    • Requests now set the X-Request-ID and X-AH-Environment headers.
  • The following log files contain additional fields:
  • Acquia Cloud now removes cookies for Drupal assets with itok query strings.
  • To enable Varnish caching, query strings from common web analytics software (such as Google Analytics) are now removed.
  • Load balancers provisioned after the release of Acquia Cloud 1.111 include a valid SSL certificate for the acquia-sites default domain name.
  • The maximum number of memcache connections is now 2,048.
  • SSH client sessions now time out after 15 minutes.

Fixed issues

  • The PHP CLI memory limit temporarily reverted to its default value during PHP upgrades.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of September 16, 2018

September 24, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of September 16, 2018 through September 22, 2018:

Change

  • The following Acquia-related websites no longer support TLS 1.0:
    • cloud.acquia.com
    • accounts.acquia.com
    • acquia.com
    • insight.acquia.com

Fixed issue

  • Occasionally, the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature could corrupt the line endings of binary files in build artifacts.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of September 9, 2018

September 17, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of September 9, 2018 through September 15, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of September 2, 2018

September 10, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of September 2, 2018 through September 8, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of August 26, 2018

September 3, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following update for the week of August 26, 2018 through September 1, 2018:

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now executes up to five concurrent jobs.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of August 19, 2018

August 27, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of August 19, 2018 through August 25, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of August 12, 2018

August 20, 2018

This release of Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature, for the week of August 12, 2018 through August 18, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud 1.110

August 15, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Changes

  • The Acquia Cloud interface now displays PHP-FPM metrics for Acquia Cloud Site Factory customers.
  • Acquia Cloud clears Twig caches on all of your subscription’s servers if you push a code change to your application.
  • SSH sessions now time out after 15 minutes of inactivity.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of August 5, 2018

August 13, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following update for the week of August 5, 2018 through August 11, 2018:

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Note

The value of the LOGNAME environment variable should not be used to determine sitegroup or sitename in your .htaccess file or other custom scripts. Use the AH_SITE_NAME, AH_SITE_GROUP, or AH_SITE_ENVIRONMENT environment variables instead.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of July 29, 2018

August 6, 2018

Changes

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of July 29, 2018 through August 4, 2018:

  • Support for the obsolete headers X-Original-URL and X-REWRITE-URL has been removed as a mitigation for Drupal Core - 3rd-party libraries - SA-CORE-2018-005
  • The following included software was updated:
    • New Relic was updated to 8.1.0.209
  • On the Servers webpage, the Server Graphs icon was renamed to Stack Metrics.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of July 1 - July 7, 2018

July 9, 2018

Changes

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.18 and 7.2.6
    • Drush version was updated to 8.1.17
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud 1.109

July 3, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Customers may experience brief outages as Apache and Varnish services restart.

Changes

  • Acquia Cloud pipelines artifacts will load more quickly and use fewer resources.
  • Customer websites will restart less frequently due to updates.
  • ah-db-backup will now be used to run customer backups, eventually becoming the default backup method.
  • Vendored Drush users can now use the site-install task.
  • The value of the LOGNAME environment variable should not be used to determine sitegroup or sitename in your .htaccess file or other custom scripts. Use the AH_SITE_NAME, AH_SITE_GROUP, or AH_SITE_ENVIRONMENT environment variables instead.

Fixed issues

  • When the same code is committed to multiple branches within the same minute, the site-update task runs correctly.

Acquia Cloud updates - June 7 - June 30, 2018

July 2, 2018

Changes

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains several changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Changes

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature enables synchronizing of databases from other environments to Acquia Cloud CD environments.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature paginates the branch display.
  • Pushing a tag in the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature triggers a build.
  • XML can not be uploaded into support tickets. Place the XML in a .zip file and attach that file to the ticket.

Fixed issues

  • Acquia Cloud pipelines branches sometimes looped due to a webhook issue.

Acquia Cloud 1.108

May 18, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, June 15, 2018

Although no subscriber actions are required for this release, you may notice momentary website traffic interruptions as PHP restarts.

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:

    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.17 and 7.2.5
  • Timeouts for websites behind balancers have been increased.

  • Cloned web servers will have identical volume sizes.

  • PHP 7.2 is now selectable for Acquia Cloud Professional and Acquia Cloud Enterprise subscriptions. Learn more. For information about upgrading to PHP 7.2, see Upgrading to PHP 7.2.

    Important

    To use PHP 7.2, Acquia recommends Drupal 8.5 or greater.

Fixed issues

  • Stack Metrics graphs for Varnish requests correctly show data.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of April 22, 2018

April 30, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following update for the week of April 22, 2018 through April 28, 2018:

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now uses encrypted volumes for all of its functions.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of April 15, 2018

April 23, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of April 15, 2018 through April 21, 2018:

Changes

  • The Minimal installation profile is again available in the Acquia Cloud interface for your use.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature includes changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud 1.107

April 16, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Thursday, April 26, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Although no subscriber actions are required for this release, you may notice momentary website traffic interruptions as PHP restarts.

Change

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.15 and 5.6.34

Acquia Cloud updates - week of April 8, 2018

April 16, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of April 8, 2018 through April 14, 2018:

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature includes changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of March 18, 2018

April 2, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of March 18, 2018 through March 31, 2018:

Changes

  • The Activity Stream indicator will not indicate busy status as frequently.
  • Users with the Administrator or Owner roles can view the Acquia Cloud interface last login date for a team member on the organizational details page.
  • Environment cards now display which tag or branch is deployed to that environment.
  • Acquia’s HMAC implementation no longer supports PHP 5.5.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature includes changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issues

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines API sends more useful error messages when encountering 500 errors due to missing user information.

Acquia Cloud 1.106

March 12, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, March 4, 2018

Although no subscriber actions are required for this release, you may notice momentary website traffic interruptions as PHP restarts.

Change

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.1 and 5.6.33

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 25, 2018

March 5, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of February 25, 2018 through March 3, 2018:

Change

  • ClamAV was updated to version 0.99.3.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 18, 2018

February 26, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of February 18, 2018 through February 24, 2018:

Change

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature removed support for the PHP s sha1_file function for security purposes.

Acquia Cloud 1.105

February 21, 2018

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Thursday, March 1, 2018
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Although no subscriber actions are required for this release, you may notice momentary website traffic interruptions as PHP and Apache restart.

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.13 and 5.6.33
    • New Relic was updated to 7.7.0.203
  • Node.js applications will experience less downtime during server reboots.
  • The Git origin will be pruned before fetching during code deployments.
  • Deletion of Acquia Cloud CD environments is more reliable.
  • The Apache version will no longer be displayed on 4XX errors.
  • Deployed Git branches or tags can no longer be deleted.
  • The Drush launcher now uses the application’s site Drush version.
  • MySQL dump restores should be faster.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 11, 2018

February 20, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of February 11, 2018 through February 17, 2018:

Changes

  • Acquia Cloud Enterprise customers can now change their application’s PHP memory limits from the Acquia Cloud interface. Learn more
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature includes changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 28, 2018

February 5, 2018

The Acquia Cloud platform includes the following updates for the week of January 28, 2018 through February 3, 2018:

Changes

  • Branches that are deployed to an environment can no longer be deleted.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature includes changes which will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 21, 2018

January 29, 2018

The Acquia Cloud product includes the following updates for the week of January 21, 2018 through January 27, 2018:

Changes

  • Stack Metrics graphs now display results more quickly.
  • Administrative usernames that contain the strings admin, root, and administrator are required to have a minimum username length of 15 characters.

Fixed issue

  • The pipelines feature did not build properly from a forked Bitbucket repository.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 14, 2018

January 16, 2018

Fixed issue

  • The pipelines feature did not build properly from a forked Bitbucket repository.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 1, 2018

January 8, 2018

The Acquia Cloud product includes the following updates for the week of January 1, 2018 through January 7, 2018:

Changes

  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature can now trigger jobs from forked BitBucket repositories.

Fixed issue

  • When switching environments in Acquia Insight, the displayed environment did not change.

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