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  1. Exclude lscache folders from backups [LiteSpeed Extension]

    If plesk is running with LiteSpeed extension all subscriptions containing a lscache folder which can't be included in backup due to executable permissions. This folder should be excluded from all backups globally (Server Backup & Subscription Backups)

    7 votes

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  2. upload local backups to the remote FTP storage

    Upload local (old) backups to the remote FTP storage.

    7 votes

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  3. Maybe a Loadscreen when you upload a backup just for that you know how long it needs

    A loadscreen for uploading a Backup just that you know how long it will need to Upload

    7 votes

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  4. Add option to include backups in remote storage into Disk usage statistics

    Add option to include backups in remote storage (such as FTP/S3) into Disk usage statistics. For example, it is possible to include backups that were created by administrator and it would be useful to add option to exclude/include backups in remote storage into statistics

    6 votes

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    open discussion  ·  IgorG responded

    Thank you for your input. We will consider this functionality in upcoming releases if it is popular. Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.

    IG

  5. Include Mysql events in Plesk backups.

    Include Mysql events in Plesk backups.

    Currently backups created via Bacup manager or via
    plesk db backup command, do not include mysql events.

    6 votes

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  6. restore particular email from mail account

    Hello,

    We need function to restore a particular/specify email instead of restoring the whole emails from the mailbox.

    6 votes

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  7. Large database need --single-transaction --quick options to DB backup mysql

    We have a large database with InnoDB. Wen the backup runs it brings my site down for 9 min. need option to not bring our DB down.

    5 votes

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    This is a valid request, so we'll look into it. 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!

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    IG


    I have merged the request by creoline into this existing one. Actually, adding a parameter like --single-transaction requires careful consideration of many side effects that this can have. It is explained well in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/41683158/mysqldump-single-transaction-option and comments. But like IG I also think it is a valid request.


    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.

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    PD

  8. Backup retention period options

    It'll be useful to have the ability to configure the retention period of the backup. Right now it's only possible to set the "Maximum number of full backup files to store (including both scheduled and manual backups)".

    While it'll be useful to set something like "Keep backup for "x" weeks", to have more flexibility, when it gets to the backup storage.

    5 votes

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  9. Differential backups

    Please add differential backups.

    5 votes

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  10. Provide option to include the warnings on a backup task, alongside errors

    there is the option "If errors occur during the execution of this backup task, send a notification email to..." but the notification is sent only when the backup is not successful at all. It does not include warnings.

    4 votes

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  11. Individual mailbox backup

    It would be useful to be able to create a backup of an individual mailboxes via Plesk interface

    4 votes

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  12. Change password type in Backup Settings via CLI

    Currently, it is only possible to change this setting via Tools & Settings > Backup Manager > Settings > Backup Security Settings > Password type
    In case of deploying multiple servers it becomes very time-consuming, so it would be useful to add the ability to change this setting via CLI

    4 votes

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  13. Amazon S3 Backup - Add capability to select the region when creating S3 Buckets using root account credentials

    Add capability to select the region when creating S3 Buckets using root account credentials

    I tried to change this by modifying extension files but all the files are encrypted.

    4 votes

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    open discussion  ·  IgorG responded

    Thank you for your feature request. We will consider the possibility of its implementation if it becomes sufficiently popular and in demand.

    IG

  14. Add ability to obtain information about Backup Settings via CLI.

    Please, add a feature to be able to check Backup manager settings (including Scheduled backup settings), server-wide and for the particular domain via CLI. It would be very convenient for server administration to get information about backup settings in one place: for example, if there are multiple domains with different settings.

    4 votes

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  15. Include feature in REST-API to allow listing backups

    It is required to make possible to list backups via REST API.

    4 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 3 votes

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  18. Manual Lock for Preservation of Specific Backups in Plesk Backup Manager

    Introduce a functionality in Plesk Backup Manager that allows users to manually 'lock' specific backups, preventing their automatic deletion during the backup rotation process. This feature would enable administrators to preserve critical backups indefinitely, without the need to move files externally or re-upload them, thereby ensuring essential backups remain accessible and protected within the Plesk ecosystem.

    3 votes

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  19. exclude large files from backup

    Some customers store large videos for their website,
    some of them just zip an entire website for manual backup or download, and keep it in the server storage.
    some have wordpress backup plugins that will generate >500Mb files with weird extension.
    others just can't understand that a PNG file >50Mb is not good for your website.

    for the backup/restore functionality,
    I Suggest adding the ability to exclude large files.
    or even combine large files for specific extension (allow to backup any size of MPG, but exclude ZIP files >20Mb)

    currently, it is possible to exclude by extensions, but PNG and…

    3 votes

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    Thank you for your idea! 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. 

    A workaround for some cases could be to place large files in separate directories and then to exclude these directories from the backup. Nevertheless we get the idea of this request to filter them from all directories by size.,

    -- PD

  20. Verify backups using checksum instead of partial file download

    FTP backups are verified using the download of part of the file, however some hosts do not support partial file download. It would be good to allow verification using some other method such as fle checksum.

    3 votes

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