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  1. Bacula backup system or similar

    Integrate Bacula system or similar backup system, with a clean-easy panel configuration =) , mysql integration and other setups to work fine =) =) =)

    6 votes
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  2. Download the folder where my page is

    Hello, I would like to be able to download the files to my documents to be able to modify the code etc.

    3 votes
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  3. FTP storage setting for backups for multiple subscriptions.

    When added the FTP server storage parameter in the settings of the Plesk panel (tools&settings - Backup Manager - FTP Storage Settings) for the backup.
    Automatically distribute this FTP repository to all subscriptions as a place for backup by default.

    6 votes
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  4. Email Backup - just configuration NOT content

    An option to backup the email configuration of the server but NOT the content as well.

    6 votes
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  5. Backup and restoration

    Hi, To restore a single file from FTP repository, it required whole full to download and then restore required data. Which consumes lot of time. Please try to work this backup/restore operation like other backup application where we can select required data and it get easily download without time consuming.

    Also the backup tab should give option like dayswise full, incremental backup. Start and stop backup schedule, etc...

    125 votes
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  6. Interface that show progress process before download

    Many customers can not wait and press the download button too often. That generates to many big TEMP files in the /tmp folder.

    39 votes
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    Thanks for your input! we consider this as a valid and clear feature request that is registered in our tracking system as PPM-2515.
    There is no ETA at the moment, but we would really appreciate you voting for this request so that we can accurately assess its popularity relative to other features. Thanks in advance!

  7. Adding Event Handler for backup

    Hello ,

    Can you please add in:
    Home
    Tools & Settings
    Event Manager
    Adding Event Handler >>Event

    options for backup ? Like backup created , updated and etc ?

    Thanks

    3 votes
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  8. Set day for full backup on incremental backup.

    Requesting the ability to set a day of a week, or day of the month that the full backup will be ran if using incremental backup.

    reason for request:
    for our setup, we have 15 plesk servers running all of one SAN. we find that on the day of the week the full backup is running, the IO / load on the SAN is much higher. it would be nice to be able to space out those servers by selecting days the full backups are preformed.

    12 votes
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  9. Add WebDAV for backups

    I'd love to see WebDAV for backups, so cloud storage can be used.

    40 votes
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  10. backup only database

    backup only database daily. not with all file..
    for me my DB only 200mb and site 5GO...

    16 votes
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  11. Off site backup on the fly. Currently offsite backup needs half the disc to be empty to work

    Currently the Plesk backup routine to FTP off-site or Dropbox is clumsy in the it makes a tar file (not compressed as far as I can see) on the server BEFORE sending it to the remote storage server. So to back up 20gb you need at another 20gb free on the original server to be backed up. The programme should be able to tar compress send with a small cache on the fly. I cannot use the PLESK back-up as I am 60% full on the VPS

    7 votes
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  12. add xml api backup restore

    I want the backup restore feature to be added to the XML API

    16 votes
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  13. Allow choosing the weekday when the full backup will be taken

    For example, you cannot specify you want the full backup on Sunday.

    7 votes
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  14. Include roundcube settings in backup

    it would be great when the content of roundcubemail, like contacts and identities can be included in the backup. It would make life easier in case of restoring a customer who uses only the webmail feature for mail.

    4 votes
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  15. Limit amount of backups per customer

    Hey guys,

    I am sure that I speak for hundreds of users when I say that having a limit on backups per customers and or subscriptions should be an important and available option. The option to also limit backups based on the customers subscription storage size will be even better. Otherwise, customers who overuse the backup option will dramatically increase storage space on the server without realization of the administrator. It wouldn't be ideal for an administrator to enter the dumps folder to delete random customer backups. Really hope you guys can resolve this and add this feature as soon…

    90 votes
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  16. Backup / Restore for Service Plans

    Hi there,
    it would be very nice to implement the possibility to backup / restore the service plans. (export & import)
    We have many servers and it is a lot of work and it takes long time always to create the service plans again, and again...

    Or is there already such a feature and we didn´t find it `til now?

    Regards,
    Thomas Kälber

    23 votes
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  17. Add Duplicati 2.0

    https://www.duplicati.com/download

    it can blow AES backups to amazon cloud..

    6 votes
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  18. Have a status/progress bar when uploading restore files to a new installation.

    At the moment I have no idea how far along my upload is, or if the Plesk Control Panel has times out or just stuck.

    It would be really helpful to have a progress bar or remaining data outstanding to upload on the screen

    7 votes
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  19. Backup Options

    I can see lots of backup function request and here is some background.
    Onyx backup is file base and applicable. However for client with snapshot backup - due to time to complete backup and backup sizes - snapshot will be used vs Onyx backup.

    However with snaps restoring databases is a paint and hence we will disable the value option of Onyx backup and use a custom task to daily backup the database in a rotation of x days -- so

    a) if you need to restore file we do from the snap
    b) if we need to restore db…

    3 votes
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  20. Allow users to only restore and download the backups without the possibility of their creation

    Allow users to only restore and download the backups without the possibility of their creation

    38 votes
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