This topic describes the release notes for Simple Application Server and provides links to the relevant references.

May 2022

Feature Description Release date References
Attach and extend a data disk If you have not attached a data disk to your simple application server when you create the server, you can attach a data disk to the server after the server is created. You can also extend the existing data disk after a simple applicaiton server is created. 2022-05-18

April 2022

Feature Description Release date References
Service interconnection Simple application servers can communicate with other Alibaba Cloud services that reside in virtual private clouds (VPCs), such as Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and ApsaraDB. 2022-04-18

March 2022

Feature Description Release date References
Feature overview The document "Feature overview" is added to the help center of Simple Application Server to help you better understand and use Simple Application Server. 2022-03-18 Feature overview

January 2022

Feature Description Release date References
Image The following application images are published:
  • LNMP 7.4
  • ASP.NET 4.8
  • Tomcat 8
  • NextCloud 23.0.0
2022-01-07 N/A. You can obtain the information about the images on the server buy page.

December 2021

Feature Description Release date References
Firewall A firewall rule and a port feature are added. The rule restricts IP source to be used. The feature can be used to disable a port. 2021-12-22 Manage the firewall of a server

November 2021

Feature Description Release date References
Plan Plans for enhanced SSDs (ESSDs) are added. 2021-11-23 Plans

September 2021

Feature Description Release date References
Custom images Created custom images can be copied to other regions. 2021-09-14 Copy a custom image
Server resetting Custom images can be used to reset simple application servers. 2021-09-14 Reset a simple application server

August 2021

Feature Description Release date References
Image The following images are published:
  • Application images:
    • WordPress 5.8
    • LAMP 7.4
    • cPanel 94.0.5
    • Docker 20.10.7
    • Node.js 16.5.0
  • OS images:
    • Alibaba Cloud Linux 3.21.04
2021-08-09 N/A. You can obtain the information about the images on the server buy page.

January 2021

Feature Description Release date References
Custom images A custom image is created from a snapshot of a simple application server. You can use custom images to create multiple simple application servers that have the same configurations. You can also share custom images with Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and use the shared images to create ECS instances or replace the OSs of existing ECS instances. 2021-01-14 Overview of custom images

October 2020

Feature Description Release date References
OS image The following OS images are published:
  • CentOS 7.6
  • CentOS 8.2
  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • Windows 2019
  • Debian 10.5
2020-10-23 N/A. You can obtain the information about the images on the server buy page.

August 2020

Feature Description Release date References
Region Simple Application Server is available in the following regions outside the Chinese mainland: US (Virginia), Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan (Tokyo), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), India (Mumbai), and UK (London). 2020-08-05 Regions and network connectivity