Coming up in HostBill 2.8 – Twitter Plugin – try it now!

We love Twitter here in HostBill – that’s why we’ve created simple plugin for our App to show latest Twitter updates in clientarea homescreen – now you will be able to update all your clients with latest tweets. This plugin will be available in HostBill 2.8 – but you can get it now!

Download & Install
1. Download file from http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/twitter/twitter.zip
2. Copy zip archive into HostBill main directory
3. Extract all files
4. Activate and use http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/twitter/hb_plugins_twitter.swf

OnApp module updates – new features / fixes available

We’ve got incredible feedback from OnApp+HostBill users about features they would like to see, and minor bugs. Thanks for all of your reports/feature requests – keep them coming! So here it is – another update of our OnApp integration:

Changes / New features:

  • Added backupspace slider to Forms
  • Added simple vm controls to adminarea: power off/power on and destroy machine
  • List of virtualmachines in adminarea is now auto-refreshed
  • Added direct link in adminarea to client virtualmachine in OnApp
  • Terminate now removes all client virtualmachines, suspend user and terminate him afterwards
  • Fixed cpu shares issue in forms for low shares count
  • Fixed cpu shares issue when cpu shares was set to 100% and cpu limit to over 6cpus

Download:
OnApp 2.1 Gold module for HostBill

Update Instructios:

Place downloaded package in your main HostBill directory and unzip it there.

Full changelog:

http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/onapp.html

OnApp: Search by IP Addon

Backstory

Our customers were in need for tool to find to whom each IP belongs. This add-on is looking for an IP  at:

  • HostBill Database
  • OnApp Servers

So you can get real time statistics. We have extended our search bar with this feature.

Here is Video: http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/accountsearch/hb_accountsearch_ip.swf

Download & Install

1. Download file from http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/accountsearch/accountsearch.zip
2. Copy zip archive into HostBill main directory
3. Extract all files
4. Activate in HostBill
http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/accountsearch/hb_accountsearch_activation.swf
5. Search
http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/addons/accountsearch/hb_accountsearch_ip.swf

Coming with 2.8: New VPS.Net module (ready to download)

We have working of few changes for VPS.NET module. And we are done… 🙂
2011-06-03 Changes / New features:

More details at: http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/vpsnet.html

Note: We cannot add OnApp Firewall feature as this is not available with VPS.NET API

Someone should ask Nick at VPS.NET to make this feature avaiable for VPS.NET customers:) !

Update: OnApp 2.1 module changes/bugfixes

After last week release of firewall feature for OnApp 2.1 module for HostBill we’ve decided to improve it even more! Along with minor bugfixes we’ve added ability to define default firewall setting in clientarea as well as apply existing settings for virtual machine. Grab your update today!

Download:
OnApp 2.1 Gold module for HostBill

Changelog:

http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/onapp.html

http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/onapp.html#config

Important OnApp 2.1.Gold module updates for HostBill

I’m sure you all know that now Full-Featured modules for OnApp are available for Free, but its not enough surprises when it comes to OnApp today.

We’ve been working on some cool improvements (like firewall in clientarea) for OnApp 2.1 Integration, you can find full list of changes here: http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/onapp.html

If you’re using OnApp 2.1 Gold + HostBill 2.7 make sure to grab latest copy of module below!

Download:
OnApp 2.1 Gold module for HostBill

Note: OnApp 2.1 Gold module is also included in HostBill 2.7 package by default from now on!

Assign Ticket & External Ticket Addon

Feature Overview

Assign Ticket & External Ticket Addon allows to assign tickets for staff outside any department. Add-on is responsible for creation of new profile to view & access certain ticket.

Backstory

We hired new developer to make HostBill integration with current website

We were in need to supply him with ticket ID so he can work close with the client. We do not want anyone new enter our main billing system  so we created this addon that sends  him email with following content

Hello

You have been assigned to ticket at HostBill System

Ticket [#6741ee] – Import from CVS

Log in here: http://hostbillapp.com/clientarea/superadmin/
Username: TestUser
Password: ErwEERRR

Developer can now work with client on this ticket, ONLY on this ticket.

Video Tutorial

Download & Install

1. Download file from http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/modules/externaltickets/externaltickets.zip
2. Copy zip archive into HostBill directory: /includes/modules/Other
3. Extract all files

4. Activate in HostBill – http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/modules/externaltickets/external_tickets_activation.swf

5. Tour – http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/modules/externaltickets/external_tickets_tour.swf