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  1. Give better information regarding backups created in higher level.

    When a customer in Plesk removes a subscription-level backup which is a part of full-server backup (or reseller's backup and some customer's backup in case of special rights), it is not displayed anymore in subscription's backup manager. However, it is not actually removed from the server. This confuses customers because they are not aware of what actually occupies so much disk space.

    Feature suggestion: make some note/banner in customer's backup manager to inform them that there are some backups which were created on a higher level.
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    Prevent backup deletion if created at an higher level.

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  2. Exclude permission to create incremental backups from a customer management screen

    Add possibility to Plesk service plans to restrict the ability for a customer to create incremental backups so that a customer has a permission to create full backups only.

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  3. Plesk should recognize the failure of backup at FTP Storage as an emailable error.

    In Scheduled Backup settings, you can tick; "if errors occur during the execution of this backup tasks send a notification email to...". However, if the backup is set up to go to FTP Storage and the FTP site can't be reached, the backup is done to the Server Storage and no error email is sent. This is a problem because if a few days of backups intended for FTP Storage fail and go to Server Storage, contracted server space could be exceeded causing Plesk to suspend / disable the site.

    Plesk should complete the backup to the Server Storage, but…

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  4. in case of backup: to add the domain name in the filename of the backup. That would be much easier to have a relation to the customer..

    in case of backup: to add the domain name in the filename of the backup. That would be much easier to have a relation to the customer..

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  5. Add possibility to restore password of FTP user at FTP backup repository

    Add to Plesk option to retrieve password for FTP user specified in Plesk > Tools & Settings > Backup manager > Remote storage settings > FTP. The use-case is when user forgot his password for FTP repository and wants to restore it from Plesk interface.

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  6. Restore Backup to alternative domain

    WHen restoring a Backup it would be beneficial if you could restore it to a different domain so as not to overwrite the existing domain.

    This is particularly useful as it allows you to access database / files to see what has changed since the backup was created to help identify issues/errors, but doesn't destroy the curent domain in the process.

    (our existing workaround at the moment is to manually backup the database and files - restore the backup - back this up manually and then recreate it in a new subdomain, then restore the first manual backup into the…

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  7. check backupsize befor restore and copy to server from external ftp

    there wanted to be a check that first checks if enough free memory is available on the server before the recovery starts.
    it is quite possible that backups fetched from an external ftp storage have around 50 to 100 gb or more and grow to over 200 gb after unpacking, just to recover the one file, unless it is done so well that only that one file is fetched from the archive that is also needed, e.g. when recovering one or more files for a web space.

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  8. possibility to backup single subdomains

    possibility to backup single subdomains

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  9. Comments for FTP backups

    May it could be great for a next release of Plesk, that comments could be display in the backups list from the start! Correctly comments for backups on the remote FTP server can not be viewed.

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  10. Enable additional Schedule Backup with or without Full Backup

    Enable additional Schedule Backup and provide an option to disable the obligation to make a Full Backup (letting user the option to create additional Incremental Backups, without messing things like repeated Full Backups). This already happends if the Admin and Client both setup Backups, it create multiple Full Backups which is not necessary since Admin Backups are create in behalf user.

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