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  1. Extend OnApp's firewall abilities.

    OnApp provides an excellent firewall ability for VS. However, the current implementation is not applicable for outbound traffic.
    Please extend firewall to use it for filtering outgoing VS traffic.

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Admin →
  2. Add possibility to use Google 2-Step Verification to login into OnApp UI

    The following functionality is free and can be used by everyone.

    14 votes
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    0 comments  ·  UI/UX  ·  Admin →
  3. Add IPv6 range to Virtual Server

    Ability to add IPv6 ranges or blocks to the particular Virtual Server instead of having to add them on by one. Consider adding possibility to specify block size.

    13 votes
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  4. Allow sellers to move non-federated VMs between local federated zones using cloud motion.

    It would be useful to be able to utilize the existing Cloud Motion feature to migrate internal VMs between different locations in OnApp.

    3 votes
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  5. Safe delete resources

    We regularly face one issue: users or our employees under certain circumstances delete all the resources.

    Situation 1:
    user creates a server, sets the back-ups on it and everything works good. Once he decides to delete the server. All the back-up are being deleted with the server, as the user didn't read the notification that they will be deleted.

    Situation 1a:
    All the above mentioned actions are made not by the user, but by a violator, who fit or stole a password, or even by an offended contractor.

    Situation 2:
    An employee deletes the account. And after this all the…

    7 votes
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  6. Allow for IPv6 only VMs

    Ability to create a Virtual Server with IPv6 only.

    13 votes
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  7. Make default port speed configurable.

    Currently, the default port speed defaults to 1mpbs. This causes a lot of problems with users who skip configuring this. It would be helpful if we could set the default to a high number.

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Admin →
  8. Maintenance Mode - VM migration & return

    When we enable maintenance mode it moves all the VMs to other hypervisors which is great.
    However when we disable maintenance mode we would like it if those VMs would move back.
    It makes logic sense after doing HV reboots/upgrades to move the VMs back.

    11 votes
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  9. Improve KVM VM firewall settings

    Would like the improve the KVM firewall features:
    1. Firewall Rule Templates
    It would be nice if you could create firewall rule templates and apply these templates to a virtual machine's firewall settings. This would make it easy to setup complex rule sets that will be in use for multiple servers. All you would need to do is modify the rule set and apply it to any number of virtual machines automatically. Also, updating the rule set should automatically update the firewall rules for any virtual machine to which it is applied. As part of configuring the firewall rules, it…

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Admin →
  10. Improve Management for Basic Edge Gateways

    OnApp allows managing some Basic Edge services (NAT, Firewall and VPN).

    Add a possibility to manage all services (including Distributed Logical Routing) via OnApp

    List of services to add - DHCP, Static Routing, Load Balancer.

    7 votes
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    designing  ·  0 comments  ·  vCD  ·  Admin →
  11. Provide an ability to disable or hide certain IP address within an existing IP range.

    In some cases, we need to reserve ( hide or make disabled ) a single IP or multiple such IPs in the existing range. This is useful to prevent picking chosen IPs during new server creation. Applicable to some IPs which are temporarily not usable due to been blocked by spam defenders or attacked by a botnet.

    8 votes
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  12. Windows License Per Core Usage - Software License Reporting

    Since SPLA has changed to cost per core vs cost per CPU, it is necessary to display core count vs virtual machine count under Software Licenses.

    8 votes
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  13. Make LVM snapshot size configurable for backups

    Currently, when a backup is created, a LVM snapshot of the disk is made. This snapshot has the same size as the original.

    This means you need to leave a *lot* of free space on each data store. Since a backup will complete in a relatively short amount of time, the snapshot will never fill for more than a few percent.

    So, I'd like to have smaller LVM snapshots when taking backups. Perferably a configurable percentage of the original disk size.

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    Lvm snapshot`s Create as full disk size. One moment 3-4 backup from one storage used 500-700 GB and…

    7 votes
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  14. Add Smart server support to WHMCS module

    Smart servers aren't supported on the WHMCS module - for a provider selling both this causes issues with UX.

    1 vote
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  15. Speedup auto backups by using existing instances of daily backups for weekly, monthly, yearly copies.

    If there is configured a daily backups schedule, successfully created daily backup can be easily turned in to copies of other longer periods. No need wasting time and resources for creating separate instances executing weekly, monthly or yearly schedules. Just use existing daily copy instead of removing it on next turn.

    7 votes
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  16. RAM price in GB

    Migrate RAM prices to GB instead of MB. If we want to convert MB to GB then 1/1024 comes out to be 0.0009765625 which is 10 decimal points which breaks OnApp precision hard limit which is set to 8.

    7 votes
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  17. Integrated storage features on virtual machine overview page

    It would be helpful if the virtual machine overview page had some alerts if the underlying disks were, for example, not optimised for local read path or degraded and the ability to balance/resync were possible as currently it's a fairly complicated process to find where the VM would need to be placed to re-gain its local read path and the 'migrate virtual machine' option does not always place by default to a local read path HV.

    4 votes
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  18. Relative links for VM resources

    It would be good to be able to specify relative links for VM resources per server - to avoid allowing customers to build servers with almost no cpu but purchase all the ram available on that compute resource for example. I could try and use min/max but it is per zone and per user so there is no way to do it per virtual server.

    1 vote
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  19. Smart Server deployment should have the option to skip the VM deployment wizard

    You should be able to disable deploying smart servers as VMs by the end user, otherwise they could choose to create a tiny smart server that takes up a whole Hypervisor. Better to simply deploy to the entire HV and have a setting where the admin can reserve an amount for future expansion as a defult setting if they wish.

    1 vote
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  20. Add OPNsense template

    OPNsense is a fork of pfSense (which is already available as a template in OnApp). Many of our customers would love to use OPNsense within OnApp.
    See https://opnsense.org for details.

    1 vote
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