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Jul 19, 2022

New MySQL 5 to MySQL 8 Migration Tool Now Available in the ICDSoft Hosting Control Panel

We recently introduced MySQL 8 on all ICDSoft servers, and many people have already migrated their databases to the new MySQL version. Now, to help even more people move to MySQL 8, we are introducing a new MySQL converter that can upgrade your MySQL 5 databases to MySQL 8 and can also automatically switch your WordPress installatio...

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Apr 7, 2022

New MySQL Version Available for All ICDSoft Hosting Plans - MySQL 8

We are glad to announce that, starting today, all ICDSoft users now have the option to use MySQL 8 databaseswith their applications.

No need to worry about existing MySQL 5 databases; we are not removing MySQL 5 anytime soon. We are just upgrading the hosting environment with the option to use a newer version of MySQL that comes with security and performance improvements.

What's New in MySQL 8?

MySQL 8 brings a lot of new fe...

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Feb 9, 2022

New PHP Version Available on All ICDSoft Servers - PHP 8.1

Today we have added a brand new PHP version - PHP 8.1- as an option for all ICDSoft hosting plans. More information about the new features and changes introduced in PHP 8.1, as well as details on how to migrate your codebase from PHP 8.0.x to PHP 8.1.x, can be found on the official PHP website at:

Migrating from PHP 8.0.x to PHP 8.1.x

PHP 8.1 is the latest addition to the long lis...

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Mar 31, 2021

PHP 8.0 Now Available on All ICDSoft Servers

We are happy to announce that PHP 8.0 is now available on all ICDSoft servers. As usual, PHP 8 brings many security and performance improvements over previous PHP versions.

Full details on the changes in this version (like new and deprecated features or backward incompatibilities) are available in the official PHP Manual for migrating from PHP 7.4.x to PHP 8.0.x:

https://www.php.net/manual/en/migration...

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Oct 22, 2020

Security Improvements to the Hosting Platform

We have applied some new security measures designed to protect our clients from malicious bots and spoofed emails:

Blocking Malicious Web Requests

We have implemented a new security mechanism that blocks POST requests from malicious IP addresses. We are using the database of Stop Forum Spamto get a list of malicious/suspicious IPs. The list gets automatically updated every 6 hours.

If a...

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