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Release notes - Acquia Cloud

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

For a list of known issues you may encounter when using Acquia Cloud, see Known issues in Acquia Cloud.

Acquia Cloud - October 6, 2019 through October 12, 2019

  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.2.22 and 7.3.9.
  • Change Sodium is now enabled as an alternative to mcrypt in PHP 7.2 and PHP 7.3.
  • Change After registering for an Acquia Cloud Free account, subscribers are no longer redirected to the Acquia Cloud user interface welcome screen.
  • Change Organization Administrators and Owners can now bulk add and bulk delete application tags on applications they manage.
  • Change The list all notifications endpoint now returns only the latest 30 notifications by default, sorted in reverse chronological order.
  • Fix When viewing the Environments page in the Acquia Cloud user interface for a subscription containing a deprovisioned but not yet deleted environment, the Acquia Cloud user interface displayed an error.

Acquia Cloud - September 29, 2019 through October 5, 2019

Acquia Cloud - September 22, 2019 through September 28, 2019

Acquia Cloud - September 25, 2019

  • Change All Acquia Cloud subscriptions with environments on PHP 7.1 will be upgraded to PHP 7.2 starting on October 1, 2019, when PHP 7.1 reaches end-of-life. To upgrade your environments from PHP 7.1 to PHP 7.2 manually before this date, see Upgrading From PHP 7.1 to 7.2. Upgrades may take several minutes to complete.

Acquia Cloud - September 15, 2019 through September 21, 2019

  • Change The Product or Service drop-down list on the Create New Help Request screen was updated to include an Acquia Developer Studio option.

Acquia Cloud - September 8, 2019 through September 14, 2019

Acquia Cloud - September 1, 2019 through September 7, 2019

  • Change When Acquia Cloud pipelines feature jobs exceed the concurrency limit, the Acquia Cloud user interface now displays a Job failed to start error.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now allows a maximum of 5 concurrent jobs.
  • Change The endpoints for switching code and deploying an artifact were refactored to provide a notification ID for Acquia Cloud API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Fix The log forwarding feature contained incorrect links to documentation.
  • Fix In certain circumstances, the pipelines-sync-dbs command failed.

Acquia Cloud - August 25, 2019 through August 31, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud API endpoints for copying and creating databases were refactored to provide a notification ID for Acquia Cloud API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud API now supports a user ID filter on the list team members endpoint.

Acquia Cloud - August 18, 2019 through August 24, 2019

Acquia Cloud - August 11, 2019 through August 17, 2019

  • Fix When trying to view Acquia Cloud Shield settings, the Acquia Cloud user interface displayed an error.
  • Fix When trying to view the Stack Metrics page, the Acquia Cloud user interface displayed an error.

Acquia Cloud - August 4, 2019 through August 10, 2019

  • Change Subscribers can no longer use a forward slash (/) in application tag names.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud user interface now grays out the add and remove tag buttons and displays a tooltip if subscribers don’t have permissions to add and delete tags.
  • Change The width and the location of Filter by subscription name text field on the Subscriptions page was changed.
  • Fix Subscribers attempting to run an Acquia Cloud pipelines job at the same time as a database clean-up task experienced an error.
  • Fix Subscribers using the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature were unable to trigger jobs when closing a pull request.
  • Fix The PUT /environments/[id] endpoint returned a HTTP 500 response when passed an invalid request body.

Acquia Cloud - July 28, 2019 through August 3, 2019

Acquia Cloud - July 21, 2019 through July 27, 2019

  • Fix When trying to click between the Views and Visits tabs in the Subscription usage section of the Acquia Cloud user interface, Acquia Cloud reset the desired date range.

Acquia Cloud 1.115

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Acquia Cloud - July 14, 2019 through July 20, 2019

  • Change When adding a new SSH key on the SSH Keys page, the Acquia Cloud user interface displays a dialog box.
  • Fix When trying to remove a wildcard domain from the Acquia Cloud user interface, Acquia Cloud failed to validate that domain.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud API documentation displayed incorrect examples for the GET /subscriptions/{subscriptionUuid}/entitlements endpoint and the POST /applications/app/ides endpoint.

Acquia Cloud - July 7, 2019 through July 13, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud user interface and the Acquia Cloud API were updated so that the DNS card now displays Edge Cluster information correctly in the Acquia Cloud user interface.
  • Change The locations of the page titles and the Add SSH Key and Create Token buttons on the SSH Keys and the API Tokens pages were updated in the Acquia Cloud user interface.
  • Fix When attempting to add an application tag containing question marks or number signs, subscribers experienced an error and were unable to access the Applications page in the Acquia Cloud user interface.

Acquia Cloud - June 30, 2019 through July 6, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now supports PHP 7.3.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud API documentation now includes updated descriptions and examples for the GET /environments/{environmentId}/metrics/stackmetrics/data endpoint and the GET /environments/{environmentId}/metrics/stackmetrics/{stackMetricsMetricType} endpoint.
  • Change The DNS information card was updated to include an ELB balancer section which displays an environment’s IP address if the environment has an elastic load balancer (ELB).
  • Change The Acquia Cloud API v2 documentation now includes instructions for authenticating API calls.
  • Fix When attempting to send fpm-access or fpm-error logs to a preferred log forwarding destination, subscribers received an error.
  • Fix Subscribers could configure an identity provider (IdP) even if their subscription didn’t entitle them to the service.
  • Fix The /insight/[id]/score-history Acquia Cloud API endpoint failed to filter specified from values.

Acquia Cloud - June 23, 2019 through June 29, 2019

  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.30, 7.2.19, and 7.3.6.
  • Change You can now set timeouts for the pipelines-deploy and pipelines-sync-dbs commands by using the CDE_DEPLOY_POLL_TIMEOUT and SYNC_DB_POLL_TIMEOUT environment variables.
  • Change The application tagging feature now displays a progress bar when loading a list of suggested tags.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud user interface now displays DNS information in a separate section on the Domains, SSL, and environment Overview pages.
  • Change Uptime monitoring checks now originate from the static IP address 18.210.189.71.
  • Fix When users attempted to create 16-character application tags, Acquia Cloud displayed an error message.
  • Fix When trying to change the Node.js version in the Acquia Cloud user interface, Acquia Cloud displayed an error message for some subscribers.
  • Fix Administrator attempts to add FPM access and FPM error logs to log forwarding failed.

Acquia Cloud - June 16, 2019 through June 22, 2019

  • Feature You can now tag your applications with your choice of label text and color, and then filter which applications the Acquia Cloud user interface displays to you based on your tags. Learn more.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud API now provides a GET /api/environments/[id]/dns endpoint to display environment DNS information.
  • Change The Senior developer role now has full log forwarding permissions for all environments.
  • Change The Developer role now has restricted log forwarding permissions on production environments.
  • Change The SSH Keys and API Tokens pages now display a message box when no data is available for display.
  • Fix Tooltips on the Environments page continued to display instead of timing out.
  • Fix Site update tasks for activating or deactivating SSL certificates failed to update load balancers.
  • Fix In certain circumstances, subscribers couldn’t access the Acquia Cloud API.
  • Fix Emailed invitations to join a team displayed HTML attributes in the subject field.
  • Fix Attempts to retrieve Acquia Insight history from a certain date range using the Acquia Cloud API returned data from an incorrect date range.

Acquia Cloud - June 9, 2019 through June 15, 2019

  • Fix The Acquia Cloud user interface failed to display views and visits data for some subscribers.
  • Fix When installing a non-legacy SSL certificate, Acquia Cloud generated unneeded update tasks.
  • Fix Attempts to remove a wildcard domain name from an environment failed with validation errors.

Acquia Cloud - June 2, 2019 through June 8, 2019

  • Change The text on the Payment Settings page was updated for subscribers who do not have any payments set up.
  • Change A certain pipelines configuration was updated to prevent intermittent timeouts with third party systems.
  • Change Acquia Cloud Professional subscribers will now see a welcome screen after creating an account if the account was created within the last seven days.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud API v2 documentation was updated to use the Swagger UI framework.
  • Change The All Organizations link in the breadcrumb navigation was updated to link to the All Applications page instead of to the My Organizations list page in the Acquia Cloud user interface.
  • Change Subscribers with Node apps can now view up to 9,999 Node artifact items in the Acquia Cloud user interface.
  • Change A certain endpoint was updated in the Acquia Cloud user interface to allow node runtimes to be configured.
  • Fix Certain subscribers experienced pipelines build failures due to a certain memory limit constraint.
  • Fix The hover text for Application in the breadcrumb navigation was displayed incorrectly.
  • Fix Certain examples for the GET applications/[uuid]/tasks endpoint in the Acquia Cloud API documentation were incorrect.

Acquia Cloud - May 26, 2019 through June 1, 2019

  • Change When a certain flag is enabled, subscribers can view their php-error.log without any newlines in a single log.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud user interface truncated a certain number of characters in the scheduled jobs command when the number of characters exceeded the width of the display field on the Scheduled jobs page.
  • Fix Due to a change in the Bitbucket payload structure, some subscribers could not trigger jobs using webhooks.

Acquia Cloud - May 19, 2019 through May 25, 2019

  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.29, 7.2.18, and 7.3.5.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now displays the Application UUID on the Product Keys page.
  • Change The Agreements page was removed from the Profile section of the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Change When opening the breadcrumb navigation menu, the current application, organization, and environment are displayed.
  • Change Acquia Cloud now supports webp images without the need for a custom Content-Type header.
  • Change SSL endpoints are now marked as supported in the Acquia Cloud API documentation.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface includes several minor changes for usability.

Acquia Cloud - May 12, 2019 through May 18, 2019

  • Change Subscribers can now use memcache in Acquia Cloud pipelines feature containers.
  • Change Subscribers can no longer run the pipelines-deploy command inside the build event.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now provides improved build performance for subscribers with large databases.
  • Fix Attempts to sync large databases using the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature failed after 500 seconds.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature did not update the Bitbucket status for builds.
  • Fix Some subscribers could not use the Acquia Cloud interface to delete CD environments that failed to be created.
  • Fix Attempting to connect Bitbucket accounts with more than 100 repositories to Acquia Cloud CD environments would fail.
  • Fix Subscribers received unnecessary requests to reset their passwords.

Acquia Cloud - May 5, 2019 through May 11, 2019

Acquia Cloud - April 28, 2019 through May 4, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature is now compatible with the new Bitbucket API.
  • Change You can now select PHP version 7.3 in the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.28, 7.2.17, and 7.3.4.
  • Change The New Relic version was updated to version 8.6.0.238.
  • Change A new default permission, Manage Remote IDEs, is now available for all roles in the Acquia Cloud interface.

Acquia Cloud - April 21, 2019 through April 27, 2019

  • Change The text describing the Cloud API role under the Accessing the Acquia Cloud UI section of the Edit Role page was updated.
  • Change The description text under the Certificates and Private Key fields was updated on the Log Forwarding page.
  • Change A module alerts icon, which displays a list of alerts and their details (if one or more alerts exists), now displays on environment cards in the Acquia Cloud interface. For more information about Insight alerts and the module alerts icon, see the Understanding the Insight score and alerts documentation page.
  • Change The provision lead time message displayed by the Acquia Cloud interface when customers try to provision a new Acquia Cloud Free subscription has been updated.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines API was updated to work with certain Bitbucket endpoints to allow subscribers to keep working without incident.
  • Fix The Views and Visits page displayed an error if the to parameter in the date range picker was greater than the current date and time.
  • Fix Subscribers were unable to copy files from their production environments to their development environments due to a certain error message being displayed in the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Fix In the Acquia Cloud interface, a certain link returned a 404 error for accounts with the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud API subscription/{uuid}/entitlements endpoint returned visits and views as strings instead of integers.

Acquia Cloud 1.114.4

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Thursday, April 25, 2019
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Friday, April 26, 2019
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, May 1, 2019

No subscriber actions are required for this release.

  • Fix Drupal 8-based websites that had Drush 9.6 installed in the vendor directory displayed Declaration of Drush\Commands\AhSqlCommands fatal error messages when executing Drush commands.
  • Fix When attempting to upgrade Drupal 7-based websites with Drush commands, Drush terminated with an error message, and the upgrade process failed.
  • Fix Drush commands failed for websites using PHP 7.2, causing the following error message to be written several times to the log files:
The each() function is deprecated in Net_DNS2->sendPacket()

Acquia Cloud - April 14, 2019 through April 20, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface breadcrumb navigation now renders more quickly for subscriptions with a large number of applications.
  • Change Updated text in the Cloud API and the API Tokens pages in the Profile section of the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Change The accounts.acquia.com API rate limit is now set to 100 requests per minute.
  • Fix Application cards for Node.js applications displayed Insight scores.
  • Fix Subscribers with applications hosted in a VPC were unable to rsync data between environments.

Acquia Cloud - April 7, 2019 through April 13, 2019

Important

With the release of Acquia Cloud API v2, Acquia Cloud API v1 will reach end-of-life on April 15, 2020.

  • Feature The Acquia Cloud API v2 is now available with over 200 endpoints for developer workflow, website management, and provisioning capabilities. Its improved API documentation helps you extend, enhance, and customize Acquia Cloud. Learn more.
  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.27 and 7.2.16.
  • Change Insight scores are now displayed on each environment card.
  • Change Log forwarding on Acquia Cloud Enterprise now supports FPM access and FPM error logs.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now displays the production environment’s PHP version on its application card.
  • Change Certain labels were removed from the application card in the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Change Certain potentially destructive actions in the Acquia Cloud interface that previously required re-entering a password before submitting now require a confirmation message.
  • Fix For log forwarding subscribers on Acquia Cloud Enterprise, multi-line messages in the Drupal watchdog log failed to forward correctly.
  • Fix A database details component displayed an incorrect name if the first character was a digit.
  • Fix Acquia Cloud CD environments failed to time out.
  • Fix In certain circumstances, incorrect environment pages were displayed for an application.

Acquia Cloud 1.114

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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

  • Fix Website update tasks displayed debugging code.
  • Fix When attempting to SSH as an application user without the environment name,``awk`` errors were displayed.

Acquia Cloud- March 31, 2019 through April 6, 2019

  • Change For Acquia Cloud Enterprise subscribers using the legacy log forwarding service, the method of forwarding logs was updated.
  • Change The default size for the max_allowed_packet MySQL setting on the Acquia Cloud pipelines container was increased to 100 MB.
  • Change The Usage Metrics API was updated to remove references to the hour resolution.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud interface breadcrumb navigation performed slowly for users with a large number of applications.

Acquia Cloud - March 24, 2019 through March 30, 2019

  • Feature The Acquia Cloud interface now displays a breadcrumb trail to streamline access to all your organizations, applications, and environments. Learn more.
  • Change The error messages displayed in the Acquia Cloud interface when configuring log forwarding destinations were updated.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now displays help text when pointing at the Steps to Launch button.
  • Change The video displayed when provisioning an Acquia Cloud Free subscription has been updated.
  • Fix The breadcrumb navigation failed to display when a modal window was also displayed.
  • Fix The Two-step Verification page in the Acquia Cloud interface displayed outdated images.
  • Fix For Acquia Cloud Free subscribers, the Steps to Launch page displayed an invalid Learn More link.

Acquia Cloud - March 17, 2019 through March 23, 2019

  • Change Subscription usage reports now provide pre-defined date ranges.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now supports environment variables with values up to 5000 characters in length.
  • Change Improved help text on the legacy SSL installation page in the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Fix In certain circumstances, emails from the Acquia Cloud interface failed to send.
  • Fix Drush aliases downloaded from the Acquia Cloud interface contained an invalid link in the included README file.
  • Fix When selecting Sumologic as a log forwarding destination, the Acquia Cloud interface required a private key.
  • Fix The private key for Sumologic log forwarding destinations was not properly validated.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud interface sometimes failed to display the version of Node.js running on an environment.

Acquia Cloud - March 10, 2019 through March 16, 2019

  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now displays a Steps to Launch feature for all cloud.acquia.com users.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now supports PHP 7.2.
  • Fix The Acquia Cloud interface did not allow users to increase an environment’s PHP memory limit to a value greater than 384 MB.

Acquia Cloud - March 3, 2019 through March 9, 2019

  • Change Service restarts were performed on the Acquia Cloud platform to implement security updates and perform system maintenance tasks.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.
  • Fix In certain circumstances, Acquia Cloud failed to launch a newly created on-demand environment.

Acquia Cloud - February 24, 2019 through March 2, 2019

This release contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud - February 17, 2019 through February 23, 2019

This release contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product

Acquia Cloud - February 10, 2019 through February 16, 2019

This release contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud - February 3, 2019 through February 9, 2019

Acquia Cloud - January 27, 2019 through February 2, 2019

  • Change The Create New Help Request screen now displays an alert if an active incident exists.
  • Change The title on the View All Backups page now displays the database name.
  • Change Version control servers were relaunched to improve FIPS compliance.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now includes various improvements to several user interface elements.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.
  • Fix Clicking the Upgrade link in the SSL page of an Acquia Cloud Free subscription failed to redirect the user to the correct page.
  • Fix A version control server failed to relaunch.

Acquia Cloud 1.113

Platform Release date
Acquia Cloud Professional Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Acquia Cloud Enterprise Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Acquia Cloud Site Factory Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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

  • Change Node.js versions were updated to 6.15.1, 8.14.0, and 10.14.2.
  • Fix Node.js websites failed to display if an environment variable value exceeded 2,048 characters.
  • Fix Subscribers could not launch their Node.js servers when selecting a non-default Node.js version prior to launch.

Acquia Cloud - January 20, 2019 through January 26, 2019

Acquia Cloud - January 13, 2019 through January 19, 2019

  • Change Memcache compression is now enabled by default for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 websites running PHP 7.x. The latest stable version of the Memcache API and Integration module for Drupal 8 enables compression by default.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud interface now redirects new users to a welcome screen.
  • Change After registering for an Acquia Cloud Free account, users are redirected to the Acquia Cloud interface welcome screen.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud default SSL certificate for *.acquia-sites.com domains was updated.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud - January 15, 2019

  • Change For some Acquia Cloud subscriptions, the default version of New Relic was changed to 8.5.

Acquia Cloud - January 6, 2018 through January 12, 2018

This release contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud - December 30, 2018 through January 5, 2019

  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.25 and 7.2.13.
  • Change The PHP 7.2 compatibility warning in the PHP Configuration panel now recommends the use of PHP 7.2 with Drupal 8.5 (or greater) or Drupal 7.61 (or greater).
  • Change The Acquia Cloud default SSL certificate for *.acquia-sites.com domain was updated.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud API public beta release - January 2, 2019


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.