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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 April 7, 2019

April 16, 2019

This release of Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of April 7, 2019 through April 13, 2019:

Feature

  • Cloud API v2 is now available

    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.

    Important

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

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.27 and 7.2.16.
  • Insight scores are now displayed on each environment card.
  • Log forwarding on Acquia Cloud Enterprise now supports FPM access and FPM error logs.
  • The Acquia Cloud interface now displays the production environment’s PHP version on its application card.
  • Certain labels were removed from the application card in the Acquia Cloud interface.
  • Certain potentially destructive actions in the Acquia Cloud interface that previously required re-entering a password before submitting now require a confirmation message.

Fixed issues

  • For log forwarding subscribers on Acquia Cloud Enterprise, multi-line messages in the Drupal watchdog log failed to forward correctly.
  • A database details component displayed an incorrect name if the first character was a digit.
  • Acquia Cloud CD environments failed to time out.
  • In certain circumstances, incorrect environment pages were displayed for an application.

Acquia Cloud 1.114

April 10, 2019

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

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.

Fixed issues

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

Acquia Cloud updates - week of March 31, 2019

April 8, 2019

This release of Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of March 31, 2019 through April 6, 2019:

Changes

  • For Acquia Cloud Enterprise customers using the legacy log forwarding service, the method of forwarding logs was updated.
  • The default size for the max_allowed_packet MySQL setting on the Acquia Cloud pipelines container was increased to 100 MB.
  • The Usage Metrics API was updated to remove references to the hour resolution.

Fixed issue

  • The Acquia Cloud interface breadcrumb navigation performed slowly for users with a large number of applications.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of March 24, 2019

April 2, 2019

This release of Acquia Cloud includes the following updates for the week of March 24, 2019 through March 30, 2019:

Feature

  • Improved navigation in the Acquia Cloud user interface

    The Acquia Cloud interface now displays a breadcrumb trail to streamline access to all of your organizations, applications, and environments. Learn more.

Changes

  • The error messages displayed in the Acquia Cloud interface when configuring log forwarding destinations were updated.
  • The Acquia Cloud interface now displays help text when hovering over the Steps to Launch button.
  • The video displayed when provisioning an Acquia Cloud Free subscription has been updated.

Fixed issues

  • The breadcrumb navigation failed to display when a modal window was also displayed.
  • The Two-step Verification page in the Acquia Cloud interface displayed outdated images.
  • For Acquia Cloud Free subscribers, the Steps to Launch page displayed an invalid Learn More link.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of March 17, 2019

March 25, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of March 17, 2019 through March 23, 2019:

Changes

Fixed issues

  • In certain circumstances, emails from the Acquia Cloud interface failed to send.
  • Drush aliases downloaded from the Acquia Cloud interface contained an invalid link in the included README file.
  • When selecting Sumologic as a log forwarding destination, the Acquia Cloud interface required a private key.
  • The private key for Sumologic log forwarding destinations was not being properly validated.
  • The Acquia Cloud interface sometimes failed to display the version of Node.js running on an environment.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of March 10, 2019

March 18, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of March 10, 2019 through March 16, 2019:

Changes

  • The Acquia Cloud interface now displays a Steps to Launch feature for all cloud.acquia.com users.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now supports PHP 7.2.

Fixed issue

  • 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 updates - week of March 3, 2019

March 11, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of March 3, 2019 through March 9, 2019:

Changes

  • Service restarts were performed on the Acquia Cloud platform to implement security updates and perform system maintenance tasks.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issue

  • In certain circumstances, Acquia Cloud failed to launch a newly created on-demand environment.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 24, 2019

March 4, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) for the week of February 24, 2019 through March 2, 2019, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 17, 2019

February 25, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) for the week of February 17, 2019 through February 23, 2019, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 10, 2019

February 19, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) for the week of February 10, 2019 through February 16, 2019, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of February 3, 2019

February 12, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of February 3, 2019 through February 9, 2019:

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.26 and 7.2.14.
  • When registering at accounts.acquia.com, the Acquia Cloud interface now requires customers to enter their country code in the phone number field.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issue

  • Some websites displayed only PHP error messages instead of the expected website content.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 27, 2019

February 4, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of January 27, 2019 through February 2, 2019:

Changes

  • The Create New Help Request screen now displays an alert if an active incident exists.
  • The title on the View All Backups page now displays the database name.
  • Version control servers were relaunched to improve FIPS compliance.
  • The Acquia Cloud interface now includes various improvements to several user interface elements.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Fixed issues

  • Clicking the Upgrade link in the SSL page of an Acquia Cloud Free subscription failed to redirect the user to the correct page.
  • A version control server failed to relaunch.

Acquia Cloud 1.113

February 1, 2019

Acquia Cloud includes the following updates:

Release Schedule

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

  • The following included software for Node.js subscriptions was updated:
    • Node versions were updated to 6.15.1, 8.14.0, and 10.14.2.

Fixed issues

  • Node.js websites failed to display if an environment variable value exceeded 2048 characters.
  • Subscribers could not launch their Node.js servers when selecting a non-default Node.js version prior to launch.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 20, 2019

January 30, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of January 20, 2019 through January 26, 2019:

Change

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 13, 2019

January 22, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of January 13, 2019 through January 19, 2019:

Changes

  • 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.
  • The Acquia Cloud interface now redirects new users to a welcome screen.
  • After registering for an Acquia Cloud Free account, users are redirected to the Acquia Cloud interface welcome screen.
  • The Acquia Cloud default SSL certificate for *.acquia-sites.com domains was updated.
  • The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature contains changes that will not affect users’ experience with the product.

Acquia Cloud update - January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019

Acquia Cloud was updated with the following change:

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

Acquia Cloud updates - week of January 6, 2018

January 14, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) for the week of January 6, 2018 through January 12, 2018, contains updates that will not impact users’ experiences with the product.

Acquia Cloud updates - week of December 30, 2018

January 7, 2019

This release (including both Acquia Cloud and the Acquia Cloud pipelines feature) includes the following updates for the week of December 30, 2018 through January 5, 2019:

Changes

  • The following included software was updated:
    • PHP versions were updated to 7.1.25 and 7.2.13.
  • 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).
  • The Acquia Cloud default SSL certificate for *.acquia-sites.com domain was updated.
  • 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

January 2, 2019

Version 2 (v2) of the Acquia Cloud API is now available as a public beta at cloudapi-docs.acquia.com.

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.