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  1. Little Question Marks

    it would be nice, if you can put little Question Marks between the important words, so that you don´t have to read the whole book with tips.
    Over these Question Marks you can hover and than there is a short information about several steps.
    Sry for the bad english i am from Germany.

    2 votes
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  2. Add new site or modify existing site without Apache restart /graceful restart

    For example, Odin uses a system where all the website information is stored inside a NoSQL database, and apache just reads this data with a special module:

    http://www.odin.com/products/automation/services-and-applications/shared-hosting-next-generation/

    33 votes
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  3. Compression Tool and API

    Please provide a Best Free Compression Tool/API for all types of documents like image/pdf etc as a service for website development.

    1 vote
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  4. Change Subscription Removal behavior

    We sometimes set an immutable bit on .htaccess so the resellers can`t remove it.

    As the reseller may remove the subscription it gives an apache error as the system user is removed but the vhost is not.

    In my opinion, this removal flow should do the following:
    - Remove the symlink to the vhost config
    - Remove the system user
    - Remove the vhost directory (if this fails, send an email with the reason why rm failed, instead of the reason httpd cannot restart)

    By first removing the symlink to the config, whatever happens during the deletion of the vhost…

    1 vote
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  5. Anonymize IPs only in statistics, not in log files

    I'm missing a feature where I can anonymize the statistics, but not the log files. Background: I need the IPs for 7 days for security reasons (the logs are deleted after 7 days), but want to use AWstats for statistics which cover the last 12 months (at least). At this moment I have to choose between complete anonymization and using statistics OR no anonymization and no statistics.

    1 vote
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  6. assign different IPs to subdomains. In the current system, only the IP address of the main domain is assigned to the subdomain. Big deficien

    assign different IPs to subdomains. In the current system, only the IP address of the main domain is assigned to the subdomain. Big deficiency.

    3 votes
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  7. API: let customer be able to manage his own site-aliases

    Currently only the Administrators can manage site-aliases with the API.
    Why is it not possible for customers to manage site-aliases of their own sites, while they can manage their sites and subscriptions ?
    Now I have to use administrator access in the API on a single website, which is a security issue. This website can now manage everything. I would prefer to use the credentials of the customer to manage it.

    8 votes
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  8. Add support for MicroSoft Web Deploy 4.0

    Web Deployv.4.0 was installed on the server before Plesk.
    Now WebDeploy is displayed as installed in Plesk installer.
    However, it is not detected by Plesk in Tools & Settings > Server Components(Refresh does not help either).

    Please add support for WebDeploy 4.0

    1 vote
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  9. Compile nginx with ngx_http_auth_request_module

    or provide a way to use nginx-full.

    6 votes
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  10. GIT over the browser

    To integrate GIT repository to be browsed over the browser (Chrome, FF, Edge, etc...)

    1 vote
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  11. More out of the Box configuration for Microcaching (Nginx)

    As far as now in Plesk 17.8.9 Beta there are just limited options to configurate Nginx Mircocache.

    There is no option to Cache every time.
    Even if you de-select all of the "Bypass cache when" Rules your file looks like that.

    /var/www/vhosts/system/domain.tld/conf/nginx.conf

    [...]
    proxynocache $nocache;
    proxy
    cachebypass $nocache;
    [...]

    But I want Microcache to Cache even if nocache is set.
    Also these values are not configurable:

    For Microcache

    proxycachevalid
    proxycachebackgroundupdate
    proxy
    cacheignoreheaders
    proxycachebuffersize
    proxy
    cachebuffers
    proxy
    cachebusybufferssize
    proxy
    cachetempfile…

    14 votes
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  12. Statistic usage per each page on website

    I can see the bandwidth of each domain on my webserver. But now i came with the idea (I dont know if it was requested before, or if it is a feature of the web host edition only) that you can see the bandwidth each page uses, so you can see it for the whole domain, but also every page you have in your plesk folder, so you have a more detailed overview what people like to look at on your page.Maybe a calculator how many mb one user uses (there are tools on the web for this, but something…

    7 votes
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  13. roundcube plugin sieverules is abandoned

    Please pay attation for the next releases:
    https://plugins.roundcube.net/packages/johndoh/sieverules

    Maybe you can use:
    roundcube/managesieve (default plugin)

    2 votes
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  14. I'd like to make PHP, NGINX, Apache - compiled with maximum support for all extensions

    I'd like to make PHP, NGINX, Apache - compiled with maximum support for all extensions
    Очень хочется чтоб PHP, NGINX, Apache - были скомпилированы с максимальной поддержкой всех расширений

    5 votes
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    Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, this request contains several different suggestions, and it’s not technically possible to properly handle them inside one request. Please consider creating separate feature requests for each of the items below:

    - PHP – compiled with maximum support for all extensions
    You can use PHP from original OS vendor repo. Please create a new request and let us know why do you not use OS vendor repo and what exactly extension do you need.

    - NGINX – compiled with maximum support for all extensions
    Each new module affects nginx. Could you explain what exactly nginx module do you want? Please create a new request and let us know what module do you need.

    - Apache – compiled with maximum support for all extensions
    Plesk doesn’t ship Apache, it only downloads it from original OS vendor repo.

    — AY

  15. Mod_pagespeed 'cache' clear button in speed settings panel

    When tuning system for modpagespeed, http/2, PHP7 w/opcache, https, ran into issue with Apache, where turning modpagespeed off, then back on, or off then restarting doesn't clear cache. On a development site, I had to do a htaccess to fully disable in order to apply CSS changes which were 'stuck' -- a 'clear cache' option from panel would be super cool, vs command line ! :-)

    6 votes
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  16. Memcached support

    Include memcache and settings for ram etc as standard.

    465 votes
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  17. should allow Domain-Forewarding for every Domain in an Abonnement

    Currently it is not possible to make domain-forwarding for every Domain in an Abonnement. You have to select website-Hosting for the first domain to enable Forwarding for other Domains.

    9 votes
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  18. Setting alternate directory path location of the vhost per Domain or service packet

    At the moment it is not possible to change or choose the vhost path for a domain. Every Domain is installed in the standard vhost path, at example /var/www/vhosts
    If someone has a Server with attached fast and slow storage or big and small storage, it should be possible for the administrator to choose between them when installing a new Domain. It could be possible to give a customer service packages with faster storage for mission critical domains or giving him a lot of space for another domain located on disk drives mounted to another location.

    13 votes
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    At the moment you can change default vhosts location in Plesk using the command-line utility transvhosts.pl
    Just check available options with

    plesk bin transvhosts.pl —help

    Changing vhosts directory location for part of domains is impossible now.

    Anyway thank you for your input. We will consider this functionality in upcoming releases, if it will be popular.

    Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.

    IG

  19. varnish cache

    Support varnish cache.
    www.varnish-cache.org

    519 votes
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  20. Add nginx-only hostings

    I'll like to create a hosting that only use Nginx as webserver. Also I'll like to do this with Node.js, but I think it will not be approved.

    197 votes
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    Current scope for Plesk Onyx is to enable an ability to serve all http(s) requests by Nginx only.

    Note: apache will still be installed. Switching of apache to optional component is subject for the next release.

    Update:

    The ability to turn off Apache and have content served by nginx only on a per-website basis is now available in the latest Plesk Onyx 17.0.14 preview. We encourage you to check the implementation and let us know what you think. Please visit the following forum thread to learn how to access the preview: https://talk.plesk.com/threads/plesk-onyx-preview-and-feedback.337172

    How to try this feature:

    Go to any website, click Apache & nginx Settings and deselect the “Proxy mode” checkbox under nginx settings. The feature is also available in Service Plans.

    We would appreciate hearing your feedback on implementation of this functionality. Thanks in advance!

    —AK

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