Release-3237: hypernode-importer can import ZIPs and SQL dumps

This release contains a couple of new hypernode-importer features that have been used by our onboarding team for a while already and today they have been added to the help menu so they can be used by all Hypernode users. Importing the webroot from the filesystem instead of the remote host This flag enables you […]

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Release-3229: per IP PHP worker limit for all (remaining) nodes

The per IP dynamic worker limit is now enabled for all nodes starting with N-Z and 0-9. Any IP address who is using too many PHP workers (already) will receive a 429 error code on their next request. Documentation on how to whitelist IPs or disable this feature can be found in our support documentation.

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Release-3204: installed Node.js, Compass and Sass

We installed Compass and Sass, a CSS pre-compiler that provides organizable, reusable CSS. This tool received 18 votes on our Uservoice. Please let us know if you have any issues with the versions we’ve provided, as they come from the default 12.04 repositories. Also, we installed Node.js (version 0.10.37) by default on all Hypernodes. No need to install […]

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Release-3200: increase FastCGI buffers and dynamic IP limit overrideable

In this release we increased the FastCGI buffers by default, because in some corner cases customers had to increase these themselves. Next to that we changed the implementation of the dynamic request limit per IP in such a way that it can be overridden in the Nginx config. Documentation about this will follow.

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Release-3179: Enable slot limiting for nodes with the letter A-M and disable MySQL binlog

All nodes starting with the letter A-M, will have the slot limiting enabled as described here. We’ve disabled the MySQL bin logs, since we do not do any replication. This avoids unneeded overhead.

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Release-3168: New n98-magerun commands for Varnish and more

We released a few minor changes and improvements to the platform: We’ve added two new Magerun commands for Varnish:

We’ve installed ‘zip’. Allow files from within /.well-known/ folder as per RFC5785. It’s used for discovery of policy or other information by Apple’s appstore, Let’s Encrypt and others. We’ve added a cron and monitoring to […]

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Release-3150 (update): WebForms Pro 2 vulnerability – deny PHP files in upload directory

A vulnerability was discovered in the Magento module WebForms Pro 2. We’ve added a security filter to deny PHP files to be executed from within the upload directory of the module WebForms Pro 2. All requests looking like /js/webforms/upload/*.php will be denied. All users of the module WebForms Pro 2 should immediately update to the […]

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Release-3138: filter against amasty feed vulnerability

We’ve release a filter for the amasty feed plugin vulnerability (more information here). Anyone using this plugin should update immediately! The filter is placed inside /data/web/nginx/amastyfeed.conf. If you updated your plugin and want to disable the filter, please comment out the filters in that file. We now also deny any requests made towards the /shell/ […]

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Release-3114: per IP PHP worker limit

We will be (slowly) releasing a limit for how many PHP workers a source IP can use. Initially we will allow a source IP to use all but 2 PHP workers, in the long run this limit may get set even lower. Today we released this change for all Hypernodes starting with the letter A. […]

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Release-3112: Rotate nginx logs by size

Rotate nginx logs every hour if they are larger than 200MB. This is to avoid using excessive disk space for access logs on the root partition. For the most successful hypernodes rotating the logs on a nightly basis was no longer enough. Instead of keeping 14 logs we now keep the last 30 rotated logs.

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