Release 2955: Higher max_packet_size for MySQL

We’re increasing the max_packet_size in MySQL from 32mb to 64mb in order to ease imports and to fix backups for some nodes. Existing nodes will not notice this since a restart is needed for this to take effect, which will happen when we will execute a MySQL update. Also in this release: adjust gone-posts killer […]

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Release 2953: Expand workaround for ImageMagick CVE-2016-3714

Upstream patches are still incomplete for CVE-2016-3714, in the mean time this update blocks more vulnerable ImagMagick “coders” (modules) as a workaround: HTTP, FTP, TEXT, SHOW, WIN, PLT, LABEL.

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Release 2952: Update PHP to 7.0.6-1

This release updates PHP from 7.0.5-3 to 7.0.6-1.   There is a known PHP issue that affects our code compiler when using PHP 7.0.5. We recommend you not use PHP 7.0.5. See: http://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.0/install-gde/system-requirements.html Other changes: – mark uptimerobot as a non-bad bot – update Hypernode/Elegentos modules to be compatible with the latest magerun – depend […]

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Release 2935: Workaround for ImageMagick CVE-2016-3714

We’re updating all hypernodes to include the workaround specified by ImageMagick for CVE-2016-3714 until the fixed ImageMagick releases will become available. This will effectively disable the following four “coders” (modules): HTTPS, EPHEMERAL, MVG, MSL

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Release 2932: Update PHP 5.5 ioncube loader

During today’s PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.5 migration some customers reported problems with the ioncube loader in PHP 5.5. This release updates the ioncube loader to 5.1.2 in order to fix the following error:

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Release 2911: Rate limit HTTP code now 429

Our rate limiter kicks in when foreign bots (non-search engines) hammer your shop. Previously, they were rejected with a HTTP 503 code (temporarily unavailable). This has been changed into 429 (too many requests) as that is a more apt response. Also, we have added better out-of-band access for our operations department, in case something is […]

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Release 2902: Solr for Excellence plans, fixed session cleaner

11 April 2017: due to low demand we deprecated SOLR in favor of sphinx. Starting now we don’t sell SOLR plans anymore. In today’s release we have: Solr is available on request for all Excellence Hypernodes. Please contact Support if you’d like it enabled. We moved the sessions from one place to the other. We […]

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Release 2871: manage server name with custom_server_name and an expansion on our monitoring

Release 2871 brings a new variable $custom_server_name to control the custom server name instead of overwriting server_name directly. This fixes a potential configuration collision between licensing based on server_name and TLS certificate selection: server_name is used to select vhosts and the TLS certificates. It is also passed on to PHP as fastcgi_param so it shows […]

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Release 2856: New Relic 6.2, now also for PHP 7.0

We’ve updated the New Relic agent to the latest version, which is compatible with PHP 7.0. So we’ve also added New Relic to PHP 7.0 when you enable it on the Service Panel. Also, we’ve made some tweaks to the OOM killer, which is a piece of software that is triggered when your Hypernode runs […]

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Release 2846 – ftp/mysql firewall, php7 modules and much more!

It’s been a while but a lot has happened with Hypernode as always! Let’s get right to it: external FTP connections are now rejected by default, unless specific IP is whitelisted external MySQL connections are now rejected by default, unless specific IP is whitelisted PHP 7 has received extra modules: gd, zip  and soap We’ve […]

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