Release notes

This webpage describes the regular updates Acquia has made to Site Factory. 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 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018.

For a list of known issues in Site Factory, see Known issues.


Regardless of your version of Site Factory, regularly verify you have installed and enabled the latest version of the Site Factory Connector module. For more information about this module, see Site Factory Connector module.

Site Factory 2.169 - September 06, 2023

  • Change The SME two-factor authentication is available only for the US and Canada phone numbers.

  • Fix The site update progress page had a button alignment issue.

  • Fix The sites dashboard did not display the site count for site collections that had a long name.

  • Fix On the sites dashboard, the GO TO DASHBOARD dropdown disappeared when clicked.

  • Fix On the sites dashboard, the minus button to remove users did not work correctly.

Site Factory 2.168 - July 26, 2023

  • Fix The backup page did not display the sidebar.

  • Fix Site Factory displayed some configuration messages at the bottom of the page.

Site Factory 2.167 - July 12, 2023

  • Change Site Factory is updated to display a warning message when sites are stuck in the update environment.

  • Change Site Factory is updated to stop the spinning wheel of all In-progress tasks and display a warning message when all tasks are paused.

  • Change Site Factory is updated to display the left sidebar with cron pages.

  • Change Site Factory is updated to display the complete user name in the User filter on the audit log page.

  • Fix An Access Denied message was displayed to platform admins when they attempted to do actions that they were allowed to do.

  • Fix The button to resume staging deployment had an incorrect label.

Site Factory 2.166 - June 14, 2023

  • Fix Users could not access the Backup Expiration configuration page.

  • Fix The Dynamic Requests view did not display the date until which the requests were aggregated.

  • Fix On the site dashboard, the secondary site controls were displayed incorrectly.

Site Factory 2.165 - May 31, 2023

  • Fix Newly staged sites were not visible to developer accounts after staging.

  • Fix The site list view had styling issues.

  • Fix The Regenerate button was not clearly visible on the API key tab in the Site Factory user interface.

Site Factory 2.164 - May 17, 2023

  • Change The group_ids parameter is required for the Create site endpoint.

  • Change A date picker is added to the user interface for scheduling a site deployment.

  • Change The Users and Posts columns were removed from the All my sites table view.

Site Factory 2.163.1 - May 03, 2023

  • Fix In some cases, Site Factory displayed incorrect dates on the Subscription Usage page.

Site Factory 2.163 - April 19, 2023

  • Change The Install profiles list is updated to display user-friendly names for installation profiles.

Site Factory 2.162 - April 05, 2023

  • Feature Site Factory provides the option to define configuration variables for each site.

Site Factory 2.161 - March 22, 2023

  • Change The Site Factory subscription usage report is displayed as a graph.

Site Factory 2.160 - March 3, 2023

  • Change Task logs are updated to display the absolute timestamp and relative time. The relative time is displayed on hovering over a log.

  • Change A new Site Factory API endpoint is added to provide a paginated list of active domains on all sites. Each entry in the list contains the domain name and additional information.

  • Fix In multi-stack configurations, factory standard domains were not backfilled on all stacks.

Site Factory 2.158 - February 8, 2023

  • Change This release includes stability improvements and bug fixes.

Site Factory 2.157 - January 20, 2023

  • Change A warning is displayed during code deployment if the system identifies any conflicting running tasks.

  • Fix Backups of a non-production environment were not accessible after wiping the environment.