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  1. Managed WebSite Backups and Self-Managed WebSite Restores

    I'd actually love to see a backup system with self-managed restores available

    43 votes
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  2. FTP Database Restore

    It would be nice if I could FTP a .bak file to my webroot or /data/ folder and do a restore on the database from that location.

    FTP is better at session management for large transfers than HTTP is and this will avoid customer timeout issues restoring databases.

    26 votes
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  3. Do not block sites

    Do not block a site directly when it goes out of limits. That is irresponsible. Instead, let the user select what should happen when a site goes out or limits. I want my site to auto-upgrade and if there is a problem that caused it to go out of limits, I can correct it and downgrade later. Other users that has less critical sites (are there any?) can choose to have the site blocked instead. Most fair would be to send out a warning though, and block after 12 hours or something. I hope you listen.

    22 votes
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  4. 24/7 Support

    24/7 Support

    18 votes
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  5. File Manager in Control Panel

    File manager to directly upload files to the cloud.

    17 votes
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  6. Scale by metric

    A "scale by metric" option which auto-scales the site according to CPU usage.

    17 votes
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  7. Allow the option for wildcard records in the Domain DNS.

    Currently if one wants a subdomain, you have to create a new "Domain' from the Domains panel. It would be better to allow wildcard A records so that subdomains don't have to be explicitly created in DNS.

    15 votes
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  8. Containers - Docker or OpenStack

    Possibility of up containers, similar to the Docker, some images ready, configure the server itself.

    14 votes
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  9. 13 votes
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  10. allow for renames and copies

    It would be great to allow you to rename a cloud site. It would also be great to make a copy of an existing site into a new (or existing) site. For example to make a QA/test link from an existing production site, or be able to go the other way as needed as well.

    12 votes
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  11. PHPMyAdmin

    Could you please add PHPMyAdmin panel. I think it'd be nice thing. Thanks

    11 votes
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  12. Limit access to your cloud sites

    Create configuration parameter to make cloudsites and DBs only accesible by other cloudsites.

    10 votes
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  13. Receive Invoices via E-mail

    Receive invoices via e-mail.

    9 votes
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  14. Generate ado.net connection string for at least MS SQL

    Add a button for generating ado.net connection string for at least MS SQL. Currently user needs to piece together scattering information on Databases page.

    9 votes
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  15. Tutorial for an ASP.Net Web Application Web Forms project

    In Visual Studio when we create an ASP.Net Web Application Web Forms project we get a complete starter website including a database and authentication. If someone can write a tutorial explaining how to deploy (using Web Deploy) such a project to GearHost then that could be very useful.

    9 votes
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  16. Allow users of any paid plan to create and administer FTP logins

    I think ftp logins are a fundamental part of any web hosting plan. One should be allowed create for example, read-only logins to specific folders etc.

    9 votes
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  17. A Build status and Test Status badge

    I have test suites and would like the build process to include these as part of the standard build process.

    Email \ other notifications on build & test failures would be needed too as well as only making a build live if all tests have passed.

    Some pretty badges would be nice as well, liek we see in NPM, Travis CI etc.

    9 votes
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  18. Host PostgreSQL databases

    Like heroku maybe

    8 votes
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  19. File Manager Stuff

    File manager, maybe? Dunno, Im quite happy with everything so far... I force my brain to 100% to come up with that, but maybe not...

    8 votes
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  20. Current version of Node.js

    How about support for a more current version of Node.js? The documented version is listed as 5.1.1. The current version is 8.9.+.

    7 votes
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