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Changelog

10 August 2022

  • Added an additional 10Gbps capacity to BSO IP Transit interconnect

8 August 2022

  • Add DatabaseEngine resources to Brightbox REST API
    • Includes expose available engines: (MySQL and PostgreSQL).
    • Includes details of available versions.
  • Fixed API docs to use “Database Servers” instead of “Cloud SQL” or “SQL instances” to standardised terms. This changed some API operation names.
  • Added meta.databaseEngine field to our GraphQL API to expose available engines and versions without authentication.

1 August 2022

  • Released brightbox-cli v4.0.0
    • Improved support for two factor authentcation (2FA), automatically prompting without any configuration requirements.
      • brightbox login will work correctly if 2FA is enabled for your user.
    • Added support to specify Image --min-ram when creating or updating. This can be used to prevent creating a server without the required amount of RAM to boot successfully.
    • Improved release process including Rubygems Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
    • Added support for Ruby 3.1 and 3.2 to automated testing.
    • Support for older Rubies have been dropped. Ruby 2.5 is the earliest supported version.
    • Using fog-brightbox v1.7.0 with improved 2FA behaviour and fixed missing attributes.
    • Removed hypenated versions of sub-commands left for backward compatibility with earlier gems. Use brightbox servers instead of brightbox-servers.
    • Updates to several gems to fix deprecation warnings seen on supported Ruby versions.
    • Dozens of other tweaks and fixes.
    • Full Changelog.
  • Corrected API specification to remove some documented but non-existant attributes, firewall_rule.name and account.description.
  • Fixed a possible issue sending a support message.

28 July 2022

27 July 2022

  • Load balancers now support elliptic curve private keys.
  • Fixed a problem formatting extremely long names on invoices.
  • Added meta.serverTypes field to our GraphQL API to expose available server types and specs without authentication.

22 July 2022

  • New My IP Address convenience option for Cloud SQL access control rules in Control Panel

15 July 2022

13 July 2022

  • Our main phone number has changed to +44(0)113 347 4977.

6 July 2022

  • Cloud SQL backend infrastructure improvements which greatly increase Cloud SQL instance builds and future database engine version releases
  • Database engine version updates:
    • MySQL 5.6 removed
    • PostgreSQL 9.5 and 9.6 removed
    • PostgreSQL 13 and 14 added

27 June 2022

22 June 2022

20 April 2022

  • Added glue records to brightbox.com domain, reducing latency of all uncached DNS lookups.

5 April 2022

  • All our DNS servers now have IPv6 AAAA records.

1 December 2021

22 October 2021

7 October 2021

Last updated: 12 Aug 2022 at 11:05 UTC

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