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  1. Server Health: Show Apache CPU Usage per domain

    It is difficult to identify the offending website, and this would help tracking it down

    1,469 votes
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    • Incremental backup

      http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?t=208520

      Many files are rarely changing on a usual site. So backing up only changed files might make backup process much faster.

      1,193 votes
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        started  ·  29 comments  ·  Admin →
      • make SSL Certificates for mail services manageable from Plesk

        To change SSL certs for mail services one has to manually change at least three files: (depending on system e.g.)
        /etc/postfix/postfix_default.pem
        /usr/share/imapd.pem
        /usr/share/pop3d.pem

        This is very confusion and not very usable, esp. as there are already a number of SSL ways to set certificates in Plesk (per domain, per ID, for the panel, as std. for all domains, ...)

        This could be streamlined and a simple tickbox, like 'Set this certificate for mail services' would make the life of administrators much easier!

        808 votes
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          under review  ·  18 comments  ·  Plesk  ·  Admin →
        • Limit resources per user

          As the title says, plesk panel should be able to limit these resources, for example, per system user.

          Resources:
          RAM, CPU (%/cores), Maximum Processes per user

          -->including a automatic banning solution

          (cpanel has this functionality)

          784 votes
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          • Keep server up2date with "apt-get" or "yum" (update PHP, Apache, MySQL, etc)

            Hi everybody,

            Following my post on the plesk forum, I propose to the team having a features which allow the update a server (like an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade) but directly from plesk to update the server.

            Indeeed, I find really strange that there is not way to maintain a server up-to-date and we are oblige to directly to the server to launch this operation.

            Regards,

            756 votes
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              21 comments  ·  Plesk  ·  Admin →

              We are starting works on this function in scope of our next release. We are interested in your opinion on some aspects – could you participate in a quick survey here
              https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ir1r1H1ZYAkHEvDaoGVabyNNd9N5Sa8z5AvSHDqEBG4/viewform

              What ever extra information you would like to communicate, feel free to post a comment here or in the forum http://forum.sp.parallels.com/threads/need-your-feedback-on-package-updates-monitoring-in-plesk.328947/
              We are looking for open discussion

            • Multiple backup rules or more options

              At this moment, you can set only 1 rule to make backups (daily, weekly, or monthly). My idea is to make multiple backup rules (ex. which daily backups should be deleted) or simply make more backup options.

              Ex:
              I want to make daily backup and delete every older than 2 days, except one day of the week and one day of the month.

              ex interface:
              Make [daily/weekly/monthly] backup and keep only:
              [n] daily backups (enabled only for daily backups)
              [n] weekly backups (enabled for daily and weekly backups)
              [n] monthly backups (enabled for daily, weekly and monthly backups)

              So, if…

              696 votes
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                planned  ·  11 comments  ·  Admin →
              • DNSSEC

                Fully support in Plesk for DNSSEC

                674 votes
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                  Hi, may we you to drop a comment with your story – what kind of advantage would you expect from DNSSEC? Have you had any trouble because of lack of DNSSEC? How your customers would notice advantage of DNSSEC?

                  Looking forward for your stories
                  Thanks

                • 638 votes
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                    Plesk currently offers two high-quality anti-viruses and other related services like WAF. Integrating another anti-virus solution is an expensive undertaking, so we’d like you to let us know which ClamAV features are missing in anti-viruses and services already available in Plesk. This will help us properly evaluate and prioritize this request.

                    —AK

                  • 593 votes
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                      27 comments  ·  Web (http)  ·  Admin →
                    • Customer email notification when mailbox quota exceeded

                      It would be a very useful feature to have an email automatically injected to a customers mailbox when their quota is close to the limit and another when the mailbox quota has been exceeded with advice (customisable) on how to resolve the problem.

                      Sometimes clients are unaware/forget their quota and if accessing via outlook/smartphone etc they are not aware of the limit being reached. This can result in several days without emails or emails being rejected with a "mailbox full" autoresponder. Ironically this means anyone sending emails to the client are aware the mailbox is full but the client is…

                      588 votes
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                      • Backup into Cloud

                        http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?t=262215

                        There are quite many free and commercial cloud storages at the day where user could keep their backup. But many storages wouldn't offer FTP access. It may be helpful if Plesk could transparently upload backups into a customer's Dropbox, Amazon or Azure account.

                        553 votes
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                        • ActiveSync support on Roundcube and Horde (Push)

                          ActiveSync is a necessary tool for most businesses today as it allows them to have everything in one place and stream it automatically to every device they use. Users with mobile phones and tablets can easily sync their contacts, calendars, notes and emails via activesync and users with outlook and other mail clients can sync contacts, mail and perhaps notes.

                          525 votes
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                            planned  ·  22 comments  ·  Admin →
                          • Move domains between subscriptions

                            This is a feature that needs to be brought to the Plesk Control Panel.

                            This request has been outstanding since Plesk 10:
                            http://kb.parallels.com/en/113938

                            This wasn't possible in Plesk 11.5.
                            http://kb.parallels.com/en/121606

                            It still does not appear possible in Plesk 12.

                            At the very least, breaking a domain out into its own subscription would be a good first step.

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                            I cannot move domain to another subscription
                            move webspaces
                            move a domain within a multi-domain subscription
                            multi-domain subscription
                            migration manager
                            transfer a domain
                            separate subscription
                            split subscription
                            break out domain from subscription

                            462 votes
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                            • SPDY support in Nginx

                              While people rely on fast connections, i recommend to compile with SPDY (http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_spdy_module.html).

                              I know, it's experimental, but if there's a problem anywhere, people can easily turn it off.

                              435 votes
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                                planned  ·  17 comments  ·  Plesk  ·  Admin →
                              • Change admin username

                                It should be possible for the admin user to change his user login name. The name "admin" is not very secure, because it's easiert to hack via brute force. The hackers know, the name is "admin". If the user would be able to change his login name, it would increase the security of Plesk Panel.

                                324 votes
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                                  We have serious doubts this function can really increase server security:
                                  1) Plesk has built-in protection against brute-force on login – it will lock the login form. So no one can try multiple attempts
                                  2) Arbitrary login name adds very little guess-complexity to a proper password. If you have concerns for your login brute-forced – add another 5-7 characters into your password and feel safe.

                                  As changed login name is still very likely to be some sort of vocabulary word or derived from your other account name – this function would only give a false sense of better security. Your security strength is in complex password, not in a complex login name. If you have one good password, you don’t need to treat login as your “second password” – one good password is enough.

                                  As for concerns that default password requirement is set in “weak”, that fail2ban module is not…

                                • Spam configuration per subscription or domain

                                  Now you have two opportunities to set the spamfilter - server-wide or individual. It would be very handy if the admin or the customer could set the spamfilter for the whole subscription or/and for the whole domain.

                                  291 votes
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                                  • Database backup (scheduled and on demand)

                                    For Backup Manager and Scheduled Backup Settings I missing the feature only backup database(s). :)

                                    275 votes
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                                      12 comments  ·  Plesk  ·  Admin →

                                      I think the upcoming 12.1 release shall solve your problem:
                                      1) you will have option of Import/Export database alone in “Databases”
                                      2) when doing new incremental backup, if no files were modified, then only database will be backed up

                                      You can explore the upcoming 12.1 preview here
                                      http://www.odin.com/products/plesk/preview/#c184761

                                      Let us know what you think
                                      The discussion is available at out forum
                                      http://forum.odin.com/threads/plesk-12-1-preview-feedback-thread.332549/page-2

                                    • Free SSL Project Let's Encrypt

                                      There are very good project for web.

                                      Project name Let's Encrypt and it's free, automated, and open.

                                      I want support from Plesk for this project.

                                      Please support this project this is important.

                                      Are there any plan at Plesk developers?

                                      Thank you very much.

                                      258 votes
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                                      • Synchronize Plesk Servers

                                        Keep two (or more) Plesk servers in sync for a failover scenario.
                                        Migration Manager only allows manual "sync"

                                        257 votes
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                                          12 comments  ·  Plesk  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add HHVM support

                                          Add HHVM support

                                          195 votes
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