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Release notes - Cloud Platform

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

Cloud Platform - September 13, 2020 through September 19, 2020

  • Feature The PHP extension for LDAP is now available for use with Cloud Platform - provided containers.
  • Fix For Cloud Platform subscribers with consumption-based pricing, the date picker on the Subscriptions page was not working properly.
  • Fix The Cloud Platform user interface didn’t show the list of scheduled jobs in alphabetical order. This is fixed and the list of scheduled jobs is now displayed in alphabetical order.
  • Fix Acquia Cloud Professional subscribers were getting an error while trying to activate a new SSL certificate when a current certificate was present on the Cloud Platform. This is fixed and the first certificate is now automatically disabled, when a second SSL certificate is enabled.

Cloud Platform - September 6, 2020 through September 12, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform applications have been updated to remove TLS 1.1, which has reached end-of-life. TLS 1.2 is now the default on all environments.
  • Fix The link to claim a New Relic account on an environment’s configuration page was displaying a 404 Not Found status. For information on configuring New Relic performance monitoring for an environment, see Configuring performance monitoring tools.

Cloud Platform - August 30, 2020 through September 5, 2020

  • Feature The Cloud Platform user interface now has a new section called Enhance, accessible from the top navigation bar, which provides highlights on the included and premium features available to Cloud Platform subscribers.
  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.34-acquia4, 7.2.33, 7.3.21, 7.4.9.

Cloud Platform - August 23, 2020 through August 29, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform subscribers can now access the Cloud API using Single Sign-On (SSO). See Making API Calls through Single Sign-On.
  • Fix Cloud API was returning a 500 Internal Server Error instead of 404 Not Found status when an environment could be found.

Cloud Platform - August 16, 2020 through August 22, 2020

  • Feature You can now use the Deploy on a specific Day/Time field to specify the date and time for RA to deploy the update tag created and approved during Step 2 of the RA update process.
  • Fix Acquia Insight data was not getting displayed on the Cloud Platform user interface for applications hosted on platforms other than the Cloud Platform.

Cloud Platform - August 12, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform subscribers with FedRAMP applications and FIPS functionality enabled on their infrastructure will now default to using New Relic’s FedRAMP endpoints for APM data ingestion.

Cloud Platform - July 26, 2020 through August 1, 2020

  • Change MySQL will be updated to version 5.7.29 on August 5, 2020. This version will be set as default for all new site provisions starting from August 5, 2020.
  • Change Site Factory subscribers now have access to the environment configuration settings in the Cloud Platform user interface to modify a subset of their environment’s PHP settings.
  • Change The Acquia Cloud pipelines feature now uses Ruby 2.7 as the default version.
  • Change We have increased the timeout for API calls made via the pipelines-deploy command.

Cloud Platform - July 19, 2020 through July 25, 2020

Cloud Platform - July 12, 2020 through July 18, 2020

  • Change The Organization or company field is now mandatory while Generating a certificate signing request (CSR) on the Cloud Platform user interface.
  • Fix When adding a log forwarding destination on the Forward tab on the Logs page, users were required to enter the Private Key of the SSL certificate even though it is not a mandatory field.

Cloud Platform - July 5, 2020 through July 11, 2020

Cloud Platform - June 28, 2020 through July 4, 2020

  • Feature Site Factory subscribers can now upload multiple SSL certificates using the Cloud Platform user interface.
  • Change Cloud Platform subscribers can now install and activate multiple SSL certificates on all environments. This feature isn’t available for Cloud Platform Professional subscribers.
  • Change When viewing the details of a legacy certificate in the Cloud Platform user interface, the Private Key and Expires fields were displayed even if they were empty or null.
  • Change The endpoints for creating a log snapshot and updating a log forwarding destination were refactored to provide a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Change The Cloud Platform user interface now wraps log entries under the Stream tab on the Logs page. You no longer need to click the log entry to view details.
  • Change In the Cloud Platform user interface, the filter field on the Download tab on the Logs page, was removed.
  • Fix The offset parameter for the database backup endpoint caused the following error for some subscribers: You do not have permission to access this resource..

Cloud Platform - June 21, 2020 through June 27, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform was updated so that only subscribers with Cloud Platform Professional subscriptions can allocate memory to memcached in the Cloud Platform user interface. To change the memcache settings for other applications, contact Acquia support.

Cloud Platform - June 14, 2020 through June 20, 2020

  • Fix Subscribers who restricted access by IP address to certain applications in the Cloud API and the user interface, couldn’t use the Cloud Platform pipelines feature on those applications. This is now fixed for the Pipelines CLI. If you are using IP address whitelisting you must use pipelines from the command line, instead of the user interface.

Cloud Platform - June 7, 2020 through June 13, 2020

  • Feature Cloud Platform now displays Drupal 9 at the top of the list on the Install Distribution page.
  • Change The Show examples toggle and its associated content were removed from the Drush Integration section of the Account Settings > Credentials page in the Cloud Platform user interface. Subscribers can still download Drush aliases from the Cloud Platform user interface. For information on downloading Drush aliases, and for examples, see Using Drush aliases.
  • Change On the API Tokens page, the ID column was renamed to KEY.
  • Change PHP versions were updated to 7.1.34, 7.2.31, 7.3.18, 7.4.6.
  • Change The New Relic version was updated to version 9.10.1.263.
  • Fix The Submit button in the Create API Token dialog box didn’t display correctly on small screens (such as a tablet).

Cloud Platform - May 31, 2020 through June 6, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform now supports Drupal 9 and Drush 10.
  • Change The Cloud Platform API endpoint for creating cron jobs now accepts both the cron UUID and integer ID.
  • Fix The Stack Metrics page didn’t display information for some web servers.
  • Fix For certain menu items, some Acquia Insight subscribers received an access denied message.

Cloud Platform - June 5, 2020

Important

PHP and New Relic security updates begin Wednesday, June 10, 2020 through Friday, June 12, 2020.

  • Change PHP version will be updated 7.1.34, 7.2.31, 7.3.18, 7.4.6.
  • Change New Relic will be updated to version 9.10.1.263.

Cloud Platform - May 24, 2020 through May 30, 2020

  • Change Cloud Platform subscribers can now install and activate multiple SSL certificates on all environments. This feature isn’t available for Cloud Platform Professional subscribers.
  • Fix The Stack Metrics Storage used bar for database metrics sometimes displayed an inaccurate consumption percentage.
  • Fix The Insight page in the Cloud Platform user interface displayed websites for which data collection is paused.

Acquia Purge 8.x-1.1 - May 29, 2020

Cloud Platform - May 27, 2020

  • Fix On environments provisioned after May 14, 2020, custom SSL certificates weren’t recognized for domains containing a hyphen.

Cloud Platform - May 17, 2020 through May 23, 2020

  • Change Acquia Insight now displays alerts for Drupal 9 websites and earlier versions of Drupal.
  • Change The endpoints for creating and deleting a certificate signing request were refactored to provide a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of the tasks.
  • Change TLS 1.0 is no longer supported for the Node.js service. Acquia strongly recommends using TLS 1.2 or greater.
  • Fix When trying to rename a subscription in Cloud Platform, the Rename button was dimmed, and as a result, the action couldn’t be completed.
  • Fix The Stack Metrics cron memory usage bar for application metrics failed to correctly display data for a web server.

Cloud Platform - May 10, 2020 through May 16, 2020

  • Feature Cloud Platform Enterprise subscribers can now install and activate multiple SSL certificates on environments provisioned after May 14, 2020. This feature isn’t available for Cloud Platform Professional subscribers.
  • Change When creating an Cloud Platform account users will now experience improved password strength validation.

Cloud Platform - May 3, 2020 through May 9, 2020

  • Change The Ruby version on Cloud Platform was updated.
  • Fix Attempts to rename a subscription by clicking Rename in the subscription list on the Subscriptions page failed.

Cloud Platform - April 26, 2020 through May 2, 2020

  • Change Subscribers attempting to set their Memcached memory limit to a value greater than 128 MB using the Servers page or the Cloud Platform API will now see detailed error message. Contact Acquia Support if you require a Memcached memory limit greater than 128 MB.
  • Change Cloud Platform now records database backups after subscribers create them.
  • Change The Cloud Platform pipelines feature now supports PHP 7.4.

Cloud Platform - April 19, 2020 through April 25, 2020

  • Change Subscribers using the Cloud Platform API will now see a human-readable error message instead of a 500 error when attempting to set the PHP version to a null value.

Cloud Platform - April 12, 2020 through April 18, 2020

  • Change The endpoints for deleting and disabling a log forwarding destination were refactored to provide a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Change The PHP section of the Configuration page in the Cloud Platform user interface was updated to display Drupal version recommendations when selecting PHP 7.4.

Cloud Platform - April 5, 2020 through April 11, 2020

Cloud Platform - March 29, 2020 through April 4, 2020

  • Feature All endpoints for the Cloud Platform pipelines feature are now available in Cloud Platform API v2.
  • Change Subscribers with Cloud Platform Enterprise applications can now view and edit their environment Application Performance Monitoring settings.
  • Change Subscribers can no longer make Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) requests to the Cloud Platform API.
  • Fix When attempting to set up a new New Relic license key in the Cloud Platform user interface, subscribers received an error message when providing no application name, although the application name isn’t a required field.

Cloud Platform - March 22, 2020 through March 28, 2020

  • Feature PHP 7.4 is now available for Cloud Platform Enterprise and Cloud Platform Professional subscribers.
  • Change The endpoint for deleting an identity provider now provides a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of a task.
  • Change The Node.js version in pipelines containers was updated to version 8.17. Subscribers who require a different version of Node must use the Node Version Manager (NVM) to install the version they need.
  • Change When attempting to claim a New Relic account on the Add-ons page in the Cloud Platform user interface, an error displays to users if their account ID is unrecognized.
  • Change The Performance monitoring section in the Configuration panel was updated to make it easier for subscribers to set up New Relic Application Performance Monitoring (APM).

Cloud Platform - March 15, 2020 through March 21, 2020

  • Change The Add-ons page in the Cloud Platform user interface now includes text to show subscribers how to claim a New Relic account.
  • Change Subscribers can now view a list of all applications within a subscription by clicking the View subscriptions details on the Subscriptions page in the Cloud Platform user interface.

Cloud Platform - March 20, 2020

Important

PHP and New Relic security updates begin Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Applications may see a momentary interruption in traffic as PHP restarts during this release.

  • Change PHP versions will be updated to 7.2.28, 7.13.15, and 7.4.3.
  • Change New Relic versions will be updated to 9.7.0.258.

Cloud Platform - March 8, 2020 through March 14, 2020

Cloud Platform - March 1, 2020 through March 7, 2020

  • Change The endpoint for creating an API token was refactored to provide a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Change Drush versions were updated to 8.2.3 and 9.7.0.
  • Fix Subscribers attempting to connect a Bitbucket repository to pipelines while not being an owner of the repository received the wrong error message.
  • Fix When attempting to add, remove, or reset Acquia Shield ACL rules in the Cloud Platform user interface or in the Cloud Platform API, some subscribers may have received an error.

Cloud Platform - February 23, 2020 through February 29, 2020

  • Fix When using the Cloud Platform API to copy an extremely large database, the notification ID sometimes returned a complete status before the process completed.

Cloud Platform - February 16, 2020 through February 22, 2020

Cloud Platform - February 9, 2020 through February 15, 2020

Cloud Platform - February 11, 2020 through February 12, 2020

Important

PHP and New Relic security updates begin Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00 PM UTC through Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 AM UTC.

  • Change New Relic has been updated to version 9.4.1.250 and is now compatible with PHP version 7.4.

Cloud Platform - February 2, 2020 through February 8, 2020

  • Change The icon for the Install SSL Certificate button was updated.
  • Change The Starred and Recent tabs were removed from the breadcrumb menu in the Cloud Platform user interface.
  • Change The button to enable uptime monitoring was removed in the Cloud Platform user interface for subscribers with Cloud Platform Free subscriptions.
  • Change Subscribers with Administrator permissions can now view each team member’s name and email address when clicking the Members and Teams tabs on the Organizations > Team management page in the Cloud Platform user interface.

Cloud Platform - January 26, 2020 through February 1, 2020

  • Feature Varnish over SSL is now enabled by default for Cloud Platform Enterprise, Site Factory, and Cloud Platform Professional subscribers.
  • Change The postEnableIdentityProvider endpoint now returns a notification ID to help users determine the status of a task.
  • Change The organization property for the getSubscriptions and getSubscription endpoints now uses an embedded organization summary, which has a read model with the properties uid and name.
  • Change Varnish over SSL is no longer available as an endpoint, and has been removed.
  • Change The Activate an Acquia Subscription add-on permission for New Relic is no longer active.
  • Change The Cloud Platform user interface has improved managing Cloud IDE permissions for user association.
  • Change The Cloud Platform user interface now validates the input field for environment variables.
  • Fix Subscribers using Enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) couldn’t download logs from the Cloud Platform user interface.
  • Fix Subscribers couldn’t configure environment variables that included a value of 0.
  • Fix Some subscribers received incorrect Cloud Platform API responses due to errors in the Cloud Platform API schema documentation.
  • Fix In the Cloud Platform user interface, clicking the Learn more link in the log forwarding feature didn’t display the correct documentation page.

Cloud Platform - January 19, 2020 through January 25, 2020

  • Fix Subscribers with more than 1,000 backups in an environment couldn’t view their backups in the Cloud Platform user interface.

Cloud Platform - January 12, 2020 through January 18, 2020

Cloud Platform - January 5, 2020 through January 11, 2020

  • Change The endpoints for enabling a cron job, disabling a cron job, and activating an SSL certificate were refactored to provide a notification ID for Cloud Platform API users to determine the status of long-running tasks.
  • Change The format for the FilesCopied notification was updated to a string.
  • Change The descriptions for the /usage/ endpoints were updated in the Cloud Platform API documentation.
  • Change When a subscriber clicks either Starred or Recent on the Applications page, the Cloud Platform user interface will now display the title as either Starred Applications or Recently Viewed Applications respectively.

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.