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  1. Renew a subscription

    Ability to renew a subscription based on the subscription plan's configured subscription expiry date.

    So if a subscription expires in ten days from now and it's subscription plan is set to expire in one year, I would like to be able to click a Renew button to extend the subscription with one more expiry unit (1 year in this case, 2 years if the subscription plan would have been set to expire every two years).

    Also show renewal date in the list and sort by renewal date

    59 votes
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  2. 57 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Web / PHP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add mcrypt module to Plesk PHP 7.2 and newer

    Add mcrypt module to Plesk PHP 7.2 and newer.
    For previous PHP versions it's included out of the box.

    Mcrypt 1.0.2 natively supports PHP 7.2+ (https://pecl.php.net/package/mcrypt/1.0.2)

    It's, for example, required by Prestashop 1.7.x, which is quite popular among Plesk users.

    56 votes
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  4. Generate a deploy key per repo in the Git extension

    Currently, the Git extension only generates one deploy key per Plesk user (according to @PleskHelps on Twitter). Unfortunately, GitHub doesn't allow a deploy key to be used more than one time across ALL repos, meaning every single GitHub repo requires a unique deploy key. As a result, I can clone only one of the 40 some repos I would like to on my Plesk installation.

    I would like to suggest the option to have a unique deploy key generated for every single repo you want to clone. That would make the Git extension infinitely more useful for me and many…

    55 votes
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  5. Ability to set PHP version per directory inside the same webspace

    A customer would like to be able to assign different PHP versions for different directories inside one the the same webspace.
    For example,
    /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs - php5.3.3
    /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/test - php5.2.17
    /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/test2 - php5.6.12

    54 votes
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  6. Enable email subject and keywords to be blocked in spamfilter

    Allow users and admin to select subject lines and keywords as well as keywords in the email body to be added to the spamfilter blacklist.

    Currently spammers are just changing domains and sending the same email templates.

    53 votes
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  7. Fail2ban setting findtime per Jail

    In Fail2ban (great idea to include it in plesk!) settings you can set "Time interval for detection of subsequent attacks" (findtime) in general. But it would be interesting this setting per Jail.
    Why?
    you could have 2 jail with same filter but different findtime. Example:
    Jail 1) 5 failures in 600 seconds: 1800 seconds ban
    Jail 2) 30 failures in 86400 seconds: 604800 seconds ban

    There are bots that detect if you have some protection fail2ban or similar and it will adapt, login attempt every 300 seconds for example. Jail 1 no detect this attack, but Jail 2 yes.

    53 votes
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  8. Easy removal X-Powered-By HTTP headers

    By default the HTTP header 'x-powered-by: PleskLin' is added to HTTP responses.
    And with PHP, even the version number is included: 'x-powered-by: PHP/7.3.5'

    For security it is better to not give such information, as it may expose you are using outdated software with known vulnerabilities.
    Currently it is possible to remove these headers, but it requires some manual actions using SSH (https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000385274)

    My suggestion is to create page to be able to manage such header additions for all websites and services.

    52 votes
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  9. 51 votes
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  10. Make Plesk compatible with ARM servers

    Some hosting providers have servers based on ARM.

    Currently ARM servers are not supported by Plesk, but it would be really nice if it could be

    51 votes
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  11. Hide extensions to customers

    When using let's encrypt, all customers can see exention in their accommodation. Ca and I do not want

    His would be to hide the exentions we want for the customer.

    Thank you

    48 votes
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  12. Support HPKP

    I'd like to see HPKP integrated into the SSL certificate management of Plesk. This would allow, in combination with standard Nginx/Apache config, for a strongly recommended and worthwhile security element to be added to hosted sites.

    Testing tool
    https://securityheaders.io

    More info
    https://scotthelme.co.uk/hpkp-http-public-key-pinning/

    48 votes
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  13. RDNS Setup For Domains

    Please Do allow to create RDNS(reverse DNS) records to the users for their mailing severs.

    Many other Service providers have easy setup for that like: http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/rackspace-cloud-essentials-creating-a-reverse-dns-record

    Thanks

    48 votes
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    8 comments  ·  DNS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your input! 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.

    — AY

    Additional information regarding this request:

    Please be sure you are an owner of IP-address if you plan to vote this suggestion.

    An owner of a block of IP-addresses has ability configure PTR records for IP-addresses in the block. If you rent a server or create a virtual machine in a cloud, you are not an owner of IP-address.

    Usually, companies like ISP or Cloud Providers own blocks of IP-addresses. In this case, you need to use Hosting/Cloud Provider Control Panel and set up reverse zone for an IP-address (not in Plesk Panel).

  14. Fix File and Folder Permissions for docroot from Plesk UI

    When switching from Apache to FastCGI the Service Provider needs to change the permissions for the customer from apache:apache to <user>:psacln

    This can be fixed by having a button in Plesk which does:

    find $PLESKDOMAINHTTPDOCS -not -user $PLESKDOMAINOWNER -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chown $PLESKDOMAINOWNER:psacln
    find $PLESKDOMAINHTTPDOCS -type d -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755
    find $PLESKDOMAINHTTPDOCS -type f -not -name ".pl" -not -name ".cgi" -not -name ".sh" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0644
    find $PLESKDOMAINHTTPDOCS -type f -name "

    48 votes
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  15. Ability to change favicon.ico for Plesk on permanent basis

    At this moment you can change favicon.ico by replacing /usr/local/psa/admin/htdocs/favicon.ico, however it will be replaced on Plesk update.

    It is also not possible to make it permanent using custom theme from Plesk branding guide.

    Please make a way to customize favicon.ico on permanent basis

    47 votes
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  16. Exclude domains from backup in UI

    Add an option to exclude domains / clients / resellers from a backup to the Plesk user interface.

    Currently, it is possible only via command line:
    http://docs.plesk.com/en-US/12.5/advanced-administration-guide-linux/backing-up-restoring-and-migrating-data/backing-up-data/specifying-data-for-backing-up.68839/

    47 votes
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  17. Check details about POP3/IMAP/SMTP traffic for single email

    Sometimes is useful check the details about POP3/IMAP/SMTP traffic for a single email, to look and find problems.

    47 votes
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  18. Add Firewall rule to block outgoing mail for non-Postfix / non-qmail

    iptables -A OUTPUT -d 127.0.0.1 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -j ACCEPT
    iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --gid-owner postfix -j ACCEPT
    iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --gid-owner mailman -j ACCEPT
    iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --uid-owner root -j ACCEPT
    iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-unreachable

    Would be nice to add this to the Plesk Firewall Module.

    This disables malicious scripts of sending direct mail.

    Other malicious mails sent through localhost (Postfix / qmail) will…

    47 votes
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  19. symfony Support

    A process to support symfony projects

    46 votes
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  20. jpegoptim, optipng, gifsicle or similar

    id like to see these tools implemented into plesk. To run server wide or domain wide, and via cron if required.

    Alot of large organisations are using these tools. (facebook etc etc)

    I like to see image optimization part of plesk admin panel. It will help servers run faster and optimize web delivery.

    46 votes
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