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Hosting Controller provides release notes for HCnix customers to help them identify newly added features, bug fixes, modifications and enhancements in new build releases of HCnix software. Visit Service Pack section to download software build with latest release.

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Version HCnix 2.05 & 2.06 (December 01, 2014)
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  • Feature Added: Support for KVM Hypervisor.
  • Feature Added: Support for Apache 2.4
  • Feature Added: Support for CentOS 7.x
  • Feature Added: Support for Multilingual in prototype theme
  • Feature Added: Allow to set a different port in the Apache configuration on new Linux website creation Allow to set a different port in the Apache configuration on new
  • Modified Implementation: Xen hypervisor snapshots are now taken in compressed form.
  • Modified Implementation: ACL permissions on log or httpd folder can't be changed from panel
  • Modified Implementation: Multiple ftp user creation in case of PHP Handler set as fcgid or suPHP will not be allowed
  • Modified Implementation: Website's log and httpd folders are not deletable from Folder Manager
  • Modified Implementation: Virtual Machine name will show in public/private IPAddress listing
  • Modified Implementation: Edit ftp user permissions is provided in ftp user listing page
  • Modified Implementation: PHP session files will now create in a separate folder.
  • Modified Implementation: Disk Usage report will show detail report of usage for a website and its sub folders.
  • Modified Implementation: Differentiate HCnix license activation for Virtual and Physical machine
  • Modified Implementation: An option is added where host can change lve limits of any website and can see different reports regarding to lve usage and statistics. Also host can delegate cloud linux reporting to any reseller.
  • Fixed: Where on edit virtual machine page remaining quota was not showing correctly
  • Fixed: Where online help link was not showing in case of vogue tree theme.
  • Fixed: Where mailbox size quota can't be edited to unlimited.
  • Fixed: Where acl permissions were not setting properly if php handler was set to DSO
  • Fixed: Where in folder Manager ACL permissions for others were not setting on files.
  • Fixed: Where if same name of Alias or List were existed under multiple domains then problem in deletion and updation was appearing.
  • Fixed: Where on reseller and webadmin home pages summary color bar report was showing incorrect image.
  • Fixed: Where on DNS server configuration page chroot browse button was not working.
  • Fixed: Where advance search was not working Virtual Manager page.
  • Fixed: Where using HCnix API user was unable to set unlimited mailbox quota.
  • Fixed: Where smtp-auth settings for postfix was not working on Debian 7.
  • Fixed: Where bandwidth calculation for a website was not correct if it was consuming huge bandwidth in a day.
  • Fixed: Where some times rebuildXpress was setting invalid user id for ftp users.
  • Fixed: Where rebuildXpress does not set proper permissions on third party tools folders in case of suphp or fastcgid set as php handler.
  • Fixed: Where reverse look up of ip based websites was failing due to change of an ip based website.
  • Fixed: Where ssl enabled ip based website was unable to be browsed due to IP change.
  • Fixed: Where Website creation operation was failing, in case a website is already created with CTLD like site.com.uk and another site with only TLD like site.com was tried to be created.
  • Fixed: Where system statistics of a machine were not dispalyed in panel in case swap memory is not allocated to the machine.


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Version HCnix 2.04 (December 17, 2013)
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  • Feature Added: Support for OpenVZ Virtualization is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for Virtual Machine / VPS bandwidth calculation for both Xen and OpenVZ is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for Virtual Machine / VPS creation from WHMCS is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for Virtualization only plan is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for Virtual Machines search on different filters is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for setting ACL permissions for apache user is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for "Sold Date" filter in sold plans search is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for snapshot history of Virtual Machine / VPS is provided
  • Feature Added: Support for feedback of each panel page processing status is added
  • Modified Implementation: On host level, while giving machine web server role, different setting's enable/disable status is shown by icons instead of text labels
  • Modified Implementation: On reseller level, while creating a new plan, "Plan Mode" shows plans according to roles configured in cluster
  • Modified Implementation: Prototype Red is made as default theme for the panel
  • Modified Implementation: Only php scripts on the website can be scheduled in cron jobs
  • Fixed: Where Browse option in context menu of  Manage Websites page was not creating https prefix for URLs
  • Fixed: Where RBX was unable to backup webspace with very large size
  • Fixed: Where HC services were unable to start on system boot for latest Debian versions
  • Fixed: Where Bind server crashes if user add any invalid entry in zone file
  • Fixed: Where cron job was not working on Debian OS
  • Fixed: Where hcvmcomp was unable to start in Xen Virtual Machine(debian) on boot
  • Fixed: Where Permissions on log folder were not being set properly after restoring a website to default state


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Version HCnix 2.03 (July 02, 2013)
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  • Feature Added: New HC Theme ProtoType is available with improved UI n RED, BLUE and GREEN colors
  • Feature Added: Dedicated SSL certificate management system
  • Feature Added: CSR generation
  • Feature Added: Support for Named Based SSL using SNI
  • Feature Added: Option to add and remove an IP address from Virtual Machine
  • Feature Added: Option to download file in Folder Manager
  • Feature Added: hcvmcomp component for Virtual Machines
  • Modified Implementation: Advanced Search to sort out sold plan per user name
  • Modified Implementation: Virtual Machine root password modification no longer requires the reboot
  • Modified Implementation: UTF8 support for mysql database backup/restore
  • Modified Implementation: During website creation a feedback rectangle area is shown to inform user about website creation operation progress
  • Modified Implementation: While giving machine webserver role, an option for “SSL Enabled Website” like “---- Select ---” is provided, which is to disallow Shared SSL feature for a particular web server
  • Modified Implementation: In Load Balancer setting the Host option has been removed, now manual load balancer can only be enabled on Resellers
  • Modified Implementation: Added FTP user menu at host level
  • Modified Implementation: RBX now able to backup and restore SMTP-AUTH accounts
  • Fixed: Where HCnix Control Panel site was showing in Shared SSL Website list.
  • Fixed: Where context menu was not displayed on DNS Manger page.
  • Fixed: Where Manage Users :: My Users, search results were not correctly displayed
  • Fixed: Where Manage Users :: My Users, total user count is shown 1 less
  • Fixed: Where Manage Plans :: Purchased Plans, search was not working
  • Fixed: Where Manage Plans :: Add-Ons :: Sell Add-On, resources were not filtered according to plan type.
  • Fixed: Where during VM creation private network was being displayed even if private network was not configured on any server
  • Fixed: Where during zip file creation operation from Folders Manager, either no folder is selected to zip or zip name is not provided, still page started performing action
  • Fixed: Where backup/restore operation failed for a data server role in case more than one instances were added
  • Fixed: Where stored procedures were not backed up during database backup
  • Fixed: Where on click of Home link, blank page was shown for contents page if session expired
  • Fixed: Where "Ftp Accounts" resource was shown during creation of "Virtualization Only" plan
  • Fixed: Where import database option was not working as intended
  • Fixed: Where in case of multiple web servers import feature was not working correctly
  • Fixed: Where HCnix was unable to change the password for SMTP-AUTH while changing mailbox password for sendmail 
  • Fixed: Where RBX was unable to backup/restore ftp users ACL permissions



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Version HCnix 2.02 (February 19, 2013)
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  • Feature Added: Ability to Start/Stop/Restart System services
  • Feature Added: Ability to add Shared SSL
  • Feature Added: Postfix Mail Server configuration along with Mysql Server
  • Feature Added: Support for Drupal CMS
  • Feature Added: Option to display System Statistics including CPU,OS kernel, RAM and Harddisk usage
  • Feature Added: Help Desk Trouble Ticket System
  • Feature Added: Advanced DNS editor
  • Feature Added: Add-on support is included in the Plan Manager
  • Feature Added: Scheduler setting option included in the HCnix Panel
  • Modified Implementation: Shows SSUP validtion date on ServerManager page
  • Modified Implementation: HCnix installer will install required packages for postfix to use with Mysql
  • Modified Implementation: Added option to set default mailbox as catch-all mailbox during mail domain creation
  • Modified Implementation: Option to inspect disk size for virtual machine OS template
  • Modified Implementation: Ability to restore website to default state on domain manager page
  • Modified Implementation: Wordpress version been upgraded to 3.5
  • Modified Implementation: Some enhancements in HCnix API according to newly added features
  • Modified Implementation: Optimization on Virtual Machine to load virtual machine status faster in the Panel
  • Modified Implementation: Ability to edit virtual machine VHD size
  • Modified Implementation: HCnix Service improvement to communicate with subsequent machines, now there is no need to allow IP of remote machines in master server hosts.allow file
  • Fixed: Where Stop website function was not working due to lot of host headers in a single domain.
  • Fixed: Where on some Ubuntu OS versions stopping website caused the Apache server to crash.
  • Fixed: Where Hostheader for IDN domains was not adding as punny code in Apache.
  • Fixed: Where on Debian 6 with Xen4 a virtual machine was not able to start after a shutdown.
  • Fixed: Where on Debian 6 with Xen4 a virtual machine disk expansion was not working correctly.
  • Fixed: Where on Debian 6 with Xen4 if a virtual machine was removed then it could not be readded with same name.


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Version HCnix 2.01 (September 14, 2012)
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  • Feature Added
    • Visual changes in the existing theme
    • Menu structure has been modified in existing theme
    • Server Backup and Restore Utility (RBX)
    • End level user backup/restore option
    • Integration of SuPHP
    • Integration of FastCGI
    • Cron Job
    • Import existing Mysql Databases in the Panel
    • Managing individual Mailbox  size quota using any Mail Server
    • Option where FTP user can access Panel to modify their password
    • Integration of Message Center
    • Catch-all Mailbox option
  • Modified Implementation
    • Allow to set record per page in Display Setting.
    • Mail Delivery option for new virtual machine creation.
    • Ubuntu OS flavor display in Virtual machine Plan creation
    • Improvements in Disk Usage Report
    • Option to install click and install app on root of website /www/html
    • Option to change root user password for a virtual machine in panel
    • Improvement in website creation page
    • All mail domain records will store now in single HC database table
    • Display of build release date at Server listing page
    • Display SSUP expiry in Server listing page
    • Option to restore default permission on a domain in ACL Manager
    • Improvement in the flow of mail domain creation
    • Now its possible to edit a plan General properties and Resource separately in a tab
    • Click and install app installation process has been improved if Web Server and Database Server are on two different locations
    • Add new HCnix Server wizard has been improved
    • Configure Disk/Bandwidth Usage Setting has been improved
  • Fixed: where start/stop website option is shown to webadmin
  • Fixed: where Click & install app installed on an IDN domain is not browse-able
  • Fixed: where Context menu option "Server Roles::DNS Server::View All DNS Zones" is not working on Server Manager listing page
  • Fixed: where on click & install apps installation failure, already done operation are not properly rolled back
  • Fixed: Where minimum password length is not working for FTP users

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Version HCnix 1.07 (April 03, 2012) 
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  • Feature Added
    • HCnix Installer will install and configure all required servers/packages (Apache/vsftpd/Bind/Mysql/Postfix, if not already installed) for Centos 6.x and Debian 6.x OS.
    • Postfix mail server support
    • SMTP Authentication support for all supported mail servers (qmail, sendmail,exim, postfix)
    • Private Folders support
    • IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) support
    • Transfer of websites from on panel user to another panel user support
    • Import existing websites in HCnix panel support
  • Modified Implementation
    • Previously HCnix control panel users i-e webAdmin were also system level users. Now all users i.e. Host, Reseller and webAdmin, created through HCnix are no longer created on the system. These users are now created only in HCnix Database.
    • Default directory structure of domain has been changed. HCnix used to create subfolders of Reseller and Webadmin i.e /webspace/reseller/webadmin/domain.com. From now on all website folders will be placed on the root of webspace /webspace/domain.com. Existing domains folder structure will not be changed and will continue to run under the old path. This change of implementation ensures smooth migration process of domains from one WebAdmin to another.
    • Changes in database manager (Database connectivity check, action history report, database backup download facility)
    • Change of website type from Shared IP Address to Dedicated IP Address and vice versa
    • Allowed to Unzip .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 file types in Folder Manager
    • Separate FTP user creation during new website creation
    • Tree like structure is provided in Folder Manager and also it is now made ajax based
    • Parked domains column is added on domain listing page
    • Allow to change root user password of a virtual machine
    • Awstats version is updated to 7.0
    • Squirrelmail version is updated from 1.4.13 to 1.4.22
    • ACL manger is no more under tools now it is provided inside folder manager
    • Improvement in HCnix APIs.
  • Fixed: Postfix webmail issue if web server and mail server are on different machines
  • Fixed: Where SPF TXT entry were not creating in the DNS zone file
  • Fixed: Where HCnix services were not automatically started on Debian machine reboot
  • Fixed: Where Awstats were not  functioning properly if domain name contains some upper case characters
  • Fixed: Where on scripting manager only php  was listing but not Perl
  • Fixed: Where OSCommerce shows permissions warning after the installation
  • Fixed: Where WordPress were asking for FTP login during update or installing plugin

Build No 1.06 (September 27, 2011)   

  • Feature Added: IPv6 support
  • Feature Added: Multi Lingual Support (French Language)
  • Feature Added: Parked Domain Creation
  • Feature Added: HCnix email template customization support
  • Feature Added: Custom Error Pages
  • Feature Added: Custom Menu support
  • Improved Implementation: Improvement in Bind DNS Server Management
  • Improved Implementation: Support for WHMCS 4.5.2
  • Improved Implementation: In WHMCS, the user can now define custom fields at product level without defining it globally
  • Fixed: Where FTP User could delete some important files (error_log)/folders (AWStats) which was making Apache Web Server to crash
  • Fixed: When trying to Stop website from HCnix Panel it sometimes crash Apache
  • Fixed: Where HCnix was not setting correct permission for additional FTP user
  • Fixed: Where database size was not calculating
  • Fixed: Where in WHMCS user was unable to change password
  • Fixed: Where in WHMCS user were unable to terminate services

Build 1.05 (June 09, 2011) 

  • Enhancement: Improvement in Xen Virtualization Licensing Implementation
  • Enhancement: Support for Upgraded Click & Install Apps Versions
  • Enhancement: Improvement in HCnix Services
  • Enhancement: Support for WHMCS v4.4.2
  • Enhancement: HC now Show the Remaining Quantity of Resources While Adding Any Resource Like User Account, Website, Mail-Domain etc.
  • Enhancement: Now Configurations cannot be Changed in Global Setting once they’re Utilized by any Service
  • Enhancement: Improvement in HCnix API
  • Enhancement: Xen Hypervisor API Provided in HCnix APIs
  • Enhancement: Improvement in HCnix Installer to Increase Automation
  • Fixed: Where HC was not displaying correct Bandwidth Report
  • Fixed: Where Apache was crashing with website removal 

Build 1.04 (February 22, 2011)

  • Feature Added: Virtualization (Xen) is now Supported in HCnix
  • Feature Added: Start, Stop, Reboot VPS Support
  • Feature Added: Snapshots Management
  • Feature Added: Networking Management
  • Enhancement: Support for Joomla Version 1.6
  • Enhancement: Support for PhpMyAdmin Version 3.39
  • Enhancement: ACL Manager Interface has been Improved
  • Enhancement: Availability of ACL Manager in the Folder Manager Section
  • Enhancement: Additional FTP User have Option to Set the Home Directory Path
  • Enhancement: Option to Check User Availability While Adding a New User
  • Fixed: Where Apache was Crashing due to mime.type File
  • Fixed: Where Host was not Able to Change the Default Port (8787) of the Control Panel
  • Fixed: Where HCnix was not Allowing to Create Sub Domain due to Hosting Plan Quota
  • Fixed: Where HCnix was Showing Limited Resource for Click Apps in the Unlimited Plan After the Fresh Installation
  • Fixed: Where Additional FTP User Permission was not Setting Properly in /etc/passwd
  • Fixed: Where User was not Able to Change Permission of FTP User Using vsFTP
  • Fixed: Where HCnix was Accepting Sub Domain with Incorrect Domain Name Format
  • Fixed: Where Reseller was Showing Multiple Times due to HCnix db Store Procedure
  • Fixed: Where HCnix Panel Functionalities was Breaking if Host Didn’t Set Default Webroot Path /Webspace
  • Fixed: Where HCnix Didn’t have Everyone (Other) User Permission in the ACL Manager
  • Fixed: Where HC Panel was not Setting Chroot Linux Permission if User Name Contained Dot “.”

Build 1.03 (November 02, 2010)

  • Feature Added: CloudLinux is now Supported in HCnix
  • Feature Added: HCnix now Supports Latest Version of WHMCS v4.3.x
  • Feature Added: HCnix OpenAPI is now Publically Available
  • Enhancement: Now users will Able to Password Protect the Access to Virtual Directory of Stats Sites Which are Created Through Panel
  • Enhancement: Chrooted Bind9 is Now Support for Debian
  • Enhancement: Now Context Menu is Available on All Manager Pages
  • Fixed: Where PHP was not Getting Enabled/Disabled on Debian Machine Without Manual Configuration
  • Fixed: Where Awstats are Not Updated from Browser
  • Fixed: Where in HCNix Panel, on Domains >> Properties >> Domain Services, Listing Pages were Showing Listings for All Domains Instead of Showing Information Only for that Particular Domain
  • Fixed: Where Unavailable/Disabled Plans were not Shown in Gray
  • Fixed: Where Root User was Able to Create for MySQL from Panel
  • Fixed: Reqirement to Include /tmp/ Directory in open_based_dir as it’s Required for some ISV
  • Fixed: Where ACL User was Able to Delete Log Directory
 

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