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  1. 3 votes

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  2. 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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  3. 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

  4. 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.

    2 votes

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  5. Ability to specify sse_c_key for S3 backups on the plesk side.

    Ability to specify sseckey for S3 backups on the plesk side.

    1 vote

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  6. 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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  7. S3 Storage with enabled Object Lock

    AWS S3 Storage offers the Object Lock feature, which ensures that a file cannot be deleted within a certain time frame. This is ideal for protecting your Plesk backups from accidental manipulation or attackers.

    However, to use this feature, the PUT request must include the checksum of the uploaded backup file. If this header is omitted, the following error message appears:

    Transport error: Extension transport: ext://s3-backup/server/: Content-MD5 OR x-amz-checksum- HTTP header is required for Put Part requests with Object Lock parameters

    Adding one of the headers described at https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/userguide/checking-object-integrity.html would solve this problem.

    2 votes

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  8. Backup storage path configuration

    Please add the ability to configure Plesk on Linux backup location (DUMPD and DUMPTMP_D variables) via Plesk interface, not only via configuration file.

    1 vote

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  9. Display notifications in Plesk GUI regarding failed scheduled backups

    Please add an option to display notifications in Plesk GUI in case a scheduled backup has finished with an error or a warning.

    2 votes

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  10. Add ability to Backup from the Subscriptions view

    Add ability to Backup select subscriptions in subscriptions view. Basically instead of doing a full server Backup, I'd like to select a number of subscriptions via the checkbox and then click Backup to create a Backup of only those Subscriptions. This will allow me to archive a number of subscriptions so I can delete them.

    1 vote

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  11. Customer access to remote backups

    Customers can't restore their backup parts individually when stored in remote storage (S3, FTP, Google Drive).

    https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/12376966266775

    2 votes

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  12. Remove ability to download backups on Backup manager

    Administrators can manage backups and download them. But customers should only be able to restore backups, without possibility of creating and downloading backups.

    1 vote

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  13. Ability to set a Subscription or Domain Backup Default

    I'd love the ability to set a subscription such that a Scheduled Backup configuration is enabled by default? E.g. "backup all files, daily, store 1 day"?

    Often times I realized after the fact that a domain backup was not turned on. The "scheduled backup list" extension is nice, but I'm looking more for a default option.

    2 votes

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  14. Define maximum number of saved backups in Service Plan

    As an administrator you currently can define the maximum number of full backups to store. This maximum number applies to all backups, stored locally or remote.

    This is a feature request for:a) defining a separate maximum for locally stored backups and a separate maximum for remotely stored backups. b) as well defining those maximum numbers in service plans.

    The option to define the maximum number of stored backups in a service plan would allow administrators to fulfill backup needs on a per customer basis. And even sell additional backups to customers who might have a need for much longer backup retention.

    Defining a separate maximum value for local and…

    1 vote

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  15. Delete all filters and files now

    Remove all filters and files now reporting to police

    1 vote

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  16. Support for MEGA backup

    The MEGA software development kit is here https://mega.io/developers

    3 votes

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    Thank you for your idea! We will consider this functionality in upcoming releases if it will be popular. However, the normal procedure for integration of third-party platforms with Plesk are extensions. These should be developed by the vendors who want to integrate their product with Plesk. Many other storage platforms already have developed extensions for Plesk, so Mega could do the same using the free API toolkit: https://docs.plesk.com/en-US/obsidian/extensions-guide/plesk-extensions-basics/how-to-create-and-install-extensions.76094/

    -- PD

  17. 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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  18. 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.

    --

    PD

  19. Backup installer for Shared hosting or on local machine

    Option for create WP Backup that can easy install on other Servers without Plesk or on local Desktop. Creation for zip file and installer.php like Duplicator Pro
    that supports Multisite Backups

    1 vote

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  20. Add an option to Archive sites

    Would be great to be able to archive sites.

    1 - Create a backup of files and database in the default (cloud) backup storage.

    2 - Remove files and database from the hosting.

    3 - Change the site status to Archived but keep on the site list.

    4 - Allow to easily restore from the cloud backup when needed.

    3 votes

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