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  1. Dropbox Backup Extension

    Can you please make an option in the Dropbox scheduled backup for weekly and monthly...?

    We want to turn off daily but keep weekly or monthly.

    This is also useful for bandwidth when you are being charged everyday to output xxGB out of the sever to Dropbox. (weekly may be ok since this Dropbox is not the primary backup solution but a secondary one for us and we don't need it to upload the xxGB backup daily...)

    Thank you

    11 votes

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  2. Extended Backup Settings

    Right now Plesk backup system is very limited to be honest, it's missing some key features, one thing i would like is to be able to controle backups way more then now, and have multiple locations to backup to.

    1) Abillity to do multiple backups pr. day, option to controle what is backup at what time points, ex database backup at 6:00 12:00 18:00 and full backup 00:00.

    2) Abillity to have multiple backup locations, with our barebone setup we have multiple backup locations, 2xFTP and S3 backup, Plesk is missing the option for multiple backup locations.

    15 votes

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  3. 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.

    3 votes

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  4. 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.

    7 votes

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  5. Backblaze B2 Backups

    Hello,

    Due to the nice facility offred by having a multiple bucket system, nothing would be easier and more secure than doing a backblaze B2 Backup. Also because of the competitive pricing.

    64 votes

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  6. FTP - Auto-Create Folder

    When it comesto FTP Backup one can configure external FTP space and det a folder to be used.

    If that folder does not exist Plesk errors out this fact and the normal user is somehow lost.

    It would be a nice feature to have a checkbox to be checked that says "create folder structure if not existing".

    18 votes

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  7. Email Backup - just configuration NOT content

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

    10 votes

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  8. 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

    6 votes

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  9. 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.

    12 votes

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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.

    15 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.

    8 votes

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  14. Add Duplicati 2.0

    https://www.duplicati.com/download

    it can blow AES backups to amazon cloud..

    8 votes

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  15. add xml api backup restore

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

    17 votes

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  16. 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

    8 votes

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  17. don't write in the backup repository during plesk updates

    I mounted a remote server via sshfs and set it as the plesk backup repository, so I can backup my domains through sftp (with a keyfile).

    But now, whenever I try to upgrade my plesk installation, plesk writes files to my backup repository (i.e. mysql backup before a mysql upgrade) and immediately tries to change the owner of the file, which fails because chown it is not supported on mounted directories.

    The best solution would be to provide the option to set a different path for automated backups.

    4 votes

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  18. backup only database

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

    23 votes

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  19. 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.

    47 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!

  20. 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.

    4 votes

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