21st September 2022
CreateDatabaseSnapshot API call to create snapshots from the database server ID.
SnapshotDatabaseServer API call replaced by above.
X-JWT-Expiry header to response where applicable.
Fixed issue with out of sync JSON Web Token/cookie expiry times reducing sessions times.
Fixed typo in
brightbox-two-factor cookie name. This may trigger another two factor authentication request.
Fixed issue when requesting missing
*.js files returned a server error.
16th September 2022
Deprecated the Debian 9 official image. Debian 9 reached EOL on 30th June 2022.
14th September 2022
Added Control Panel support for
resizing cloud servers
with local storage Added
My IP Address convenience option to Control Panel firewall rule
editor (as per Cloud SQL access control rules) 5th September 2022
Added Control Panel support for
to Cloud Servers with local storage
server types Added Control Panel support for editing firewall rule descriptions
1st September 2022
Promotional free pricing for Block Storage Volumes ends. Standard pricing is
£0.10 per GB/month
31st August 2022
Added API support for resizing servers with local storage.
Added a more specific
host_volume_support_failure API error returned when attaching a volume fails due to the capabilities of an existing server’s host. Also corrected a typo in the human readable error message.
Updated API docs to v1.26.0
Fixed incorrectly specified nested associations which previously reported multiple levels deep by referencing top level collections. The API behaviour did not change but the API docs described them inaccurately.
Standardised on “compact” subschema to replace “nested” named versions.
Renamed “SQL snapshots” to “Database Snapshots” to match other resources.
servers create to allow passing of arbitary sizes for network based storage types.
Full Changelog. Released
to add support for passing
volume_size during server creation.
Full Changelog. 17th August 2022
16th August 2022
Added API support for attaching Volumes to Cloud Servers with local SSD storage
Servers created before 22nd June 2022 may need to be shutdown and started to gain support
API call to
mapCloudIp can now accept a Server identifier directly rather than requiring an Interface ID.
Fixed rewrite issue preventing viewing
API docs without file extension. 10 August 2022
Added an additional 10Gbps capacity to BSO IP Transit interconnect
8 August 2022
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.
meta.databaseEngine field to our GraphQL API to expose available engines and versions without authentication.
1 August 2022
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.
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
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,
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
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