Release 5278: New product range “Professional” with new DigitalOcean droplets, increased storage on Start and Grow

With this release, we’ve replaced the old “Magento Professional” product range with brand new “Magento Professional” products, in response to DigitalOcean changing their pricing and droplet structure. The new plans are very different from the old ones: the Magento Professional XL for instance has 16G memory, 8 cores and 128G disk, whereas the Magento Professional […]

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Release 5275: The hypernode-importer now supports recursive symlinks

In this release we have updated the hypernode-importer so that it now can handle recursive symlinks. Previously when a recursive symlink was detected the importer would fail like so:

In the new version of the importer this will work out of the box:

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Release 5264: Whitelist Facebook user agent

This release contains a change to the default Nginx whitelist that makes Facebook requests for displaying certain images or details related to web content, such as the title of the webpage or the embed tag of a video exempt from the standard bot ratelimit. The FPM slot limit still applies. Users can further configure their […]

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Release 5245: Smart request handling bugfix and other changes

Smart request handling bugfix In this release we have made a small change to our PHP configuration to fix a problem with the smart request handling and the livefpm command on Hypernode. We discovered that since the latest PHP update it was not possible anymore to view the connection status of FPM requests as the […]

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Release 5239: Web Application Firewall whitelist management now available in the Service Panel

Managing the fail2ban whitelist We’ve had a few cases where customers banned their own IP through fail2ban because of extensive testing. In the past you needed to contact support to get your IP unblocked. Recently we have enabled the Web Application Firewall (WAF) whitelist on the Service Panel, so customers can manage their own whitelist […]

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Release 5235: New orders now have Magento 2 and PHP 7.1 as the default configuration

Today we changed the standard configuration for new direct Hypernode orders to Magento 2 on PHP 7.1. Previously the default was Magento 1 on PHP 5.6. Like before you can still select a Magento 1 with PHP 5.6 pre-installation on the trial page. It is also possible to choose for an empty Hypernode in case […]

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Release 5226: DigitalOcean nodes route outbound port 25 and 587 through dedicated IP, fixed long running processes MageReport check

SMTP traffic on default ports via the non-dedicated IP Recently it came to our attention that in contrast to their normal IPs, DigitalOcean was blocking outbound traffic on ports 25 and 587 on the floating IPs we use to provide the newly introduced dedicated IP feature on Hypernode. This is generally not an issue since […]

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Release 5213: New 96 core, 384GB memory Hypernode: Excellence 5XL, updated malware scanner

New Excellence 5XL plan with 96 cores and 384GB of RAM Today we have added yet another new plan to the Excellence product-line. With its 96 cores and whopping 384 gigabytes of RAM this new Amazon based Excellence node is even larger than the 4XL we launched in January. When you order this Hypernode make […]

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Release 5190: PHP 7.0.30, 7.1.17 and 5.6.36

In this release we’ve updated PHP to the latest versions. PHP 7.0 has been updated from 7.0.28 to 7.0.30, PHP 7.1 from 7.1.15 to 7.1.17 and PHP 5.6 from 5.6.34 to 5.6.36. The complete changelog can be reviewed here for PHP 7 and here for PHP 5. Among other things, this update fixes the CVE-2018-10549 […]

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Release 5172: SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) enabled by default

In this release we have converted the opt in SFTP feature into a default setting to make it easier to securely exchange data with external parties like suppliers. Previously if you’d want to enable SFTP on a Hypernode this would need to be requested through support at support@byte.nl. From now on this won’t be longer […]

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