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  1. Mass import database dump

    There are scenarios where multiple databases for multiple domains have to be restored.

    In such cases, it would be great to be able to mass import dumps from database backup files instead of going one by one manually importing them on a domain basis

    4 votes
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  2. setup a replication for MySQL server

    The possibility to setup a replication for MySQL

    32 votes
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  3. Add more granular permissions for database users

    Allow setting more granular permissions for the DB users
    For example to allow a user to only edit certain tables of the database.

    4 votes
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  4. Add new database formats to ODBC Data Sources menu

    Add .accdb and newer Excel versions to ODBC DSN. Currently, only .mdb and .xls up to Excel 8.0 are available (beside MySQL). Newer versions of database file formats should be supported by this feature.

    2 votes
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  5. Include pgadmin for Postgres management in Plesk

    phpPgAdmin support was dropped starting from Plesk Onyx 17.8
    This means that Plesk does not have any management tool for Postgres databases shipped with it.

    I suggest to include pgadmin in Plesk installation since the latest ve
    rsion of this software (2018-09-06 - pgAdmin 4 v3.3 Released) has just been released, with adequate security. More info about it you can find here:
    https://www.pgadmin.org/

    57 votes
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  6. support of microsoft sql server 2019

    As Microsoft SQL Server 2019 was released today (https://sqlserverbuilds.blogspot.com/), please add MS SQL Server 2019 support in Plesk Obsidian

    2 votes
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  7. show the php conection string when setting up a mysql database

    show the php conection string when setting up a mysql database.

    the old hosting would show you a connection string that could easily be copied over to the config files.

    1 vote
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  8. Provide facility to some dba level command on database like indexing, shrink database

    Hi all you must provide some dba level db command to database user. This can help lot, in indexing and shrinking database

    1 vote
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  9. 11 votes
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  10. Incorporate the default collation setting as a feature in the "Tools & Settings: Database Servers: Database Hosting Settings" section.

    It should be a simple matter to incorporate the default collation as a feature in the "Tools & Settings: Database Servers: Database Hosting Settings" section. This also needs to be available as an option when a WordPress site is set up within Plesk.

    2 votes
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  11. Support for PostGIS

    Add support for PostGIS out of the box

    1 vote
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  12. Contained Databases MS SQL

    Implement the Contained Databases MS SQL feature in order to limit the database users ability to see MS SQL database names which are not owned by him.

    6 votes
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  13. Allow @% in MySQL username

    For external databases, I can connect to my server, but when I need to add a new user my SaaS database provider from Azure requires the username have an @%. Because of that the connection string in Plesk never works and fails every deployment of any CMS.

    4 votes
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  14. Add an option to use a custom url to access MyLittleAdmin

    It's not always feasible to add the mssql.<domain.tld> DNS entry for the websites hosted in Plesk.

    Adding an option to configure a custom url/dns name to access the MyLittleAdmin tool with would be preferrable.

    And make sure that "MyLittleAdmin" button under Databases would take the user to the global url if it's set.

    2 votes
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  15. Support MySQL 8

    I would like to see support for the upcoming MySQL 8.
    Currently there is no support inside plesk and using a possible workaround with docker isn't possible out of the box.

    MySQL Community Server 8.0.4 is already a Release Candidate.

    49 votes
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  16. Make utf8mb4 default when backing up mysql databases

    When i backup database with Plesk (either with Export/Import feature or with Backup Manager), it loses all characters outside Unicode BMP (all characters > 0xFFFF).
    It's because mysqldump default charset is utf8, not utf8mb4.

    This should be changed, for example, if database contains at least one field with utf8mb4 charset - mysqldump should be run with --default-character-set=utf8mb4 option.

    Settings in /etc/mysql/conf.d/mysqldump.cnf are not respected too, it works when i use mysqldump from command-line, but doesn't work when i export or backup db with plesk.

    MySQL dump 10.13 Distrib 5.7.25, for Linux (x86_64)
    MySQL Server version 5.7.25-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
    Plesk version: Plesk Onyx…

    1 vote
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  17. Ability to create ODBC DNS for ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server in Plesk

    Add the ability to create ODBC DNS for ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server in Plesk.
    Disabling TLS 1.0 breaks compatibility with earlier versions.

    12 votes
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  18. Allow Plesk to use a clustered MySQL Server (Galera)

    According to a ticket I just opened (80693) Plesk currently doesn't support a clustered MySQL server, e.g. an active/active Galera cluster.
    To avoid data-loss or corruption in a server crash, I'd like to run MySQL in a Galera cluster to automatically sync the data again once Plesk's MySQL started after a crash.

    55 votes
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  19. Disable PHPMyAdmin access to users

    Hello,

    Please add functionality to disable PHPMyAdmin access to users.
    PHPMyAdmin is vulnerable for bruteforce attacks.

    1 vote
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  20. MySQL database quota

    When mysql database size reaches it's quota e.g. 1GB insert,update permissions are removed for that databases users. permissions are restored when database is within quota.

    in short it should stop the ability of the database growing in size but not stop basic functions like reading existing data...

    this would be fine to run on the quota check cron or somethng.

    5 votes
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