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  1. Search mail logs from Gui

    We have many support requests from our customers (non technical) to search logs and find if a message was sucessfull delivered and consume much from our support.

    If the customer could search logs from a specific sender ou destination, filtering by date, will be great for us.

    64 votes
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      6 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi everyone,

      We are planning to make system logs (panel.log, autoinstaller.log, mail server logs, etc) accessible in Plesk UI via Log Browser.

      —AK

    • 111 votes
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        18 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Move domains between subscriptions

        This is a feature that needs to be brought to the Plesk Control Panel.

        This request has been outstanding since Plesk 10:
        http://kb.parallels.com/en/113938

        This wasn't possible in Plesk 11.5.
        http://kb.parallels.com/en/121606

        It still does not appear possible in Plesk 12.

        At the very least, breaking a domain out into its own subscription would be a good first step.

        Search words:
        I cannot move domain to another subscription
        move webspaces
        move a domain within a multi-domain subscription
        multi-domain subscription
        migration manager
        transfer a domain
        separate subscription
        split subscription
        break out domain from subscription

        606 votes
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          67 comments  ·  Usability and UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • nginx: remove "location / {...}" directive from default configuration

          Plesk 12 comes with a default
          location / {
          ...
          }
          directive in the nginx config file. This is really bad because very many prominent PHP applications and frameworks (e.g. Symonfy 2) ship with setup instructions containing a
          location / { ... }
          directive themself, leading to "duplicate location" errors when adding those directives in "Additional nginx directives"

          34 votes
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            7 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Thank you for your input!

            We plan to revise the implementation of this functionality in the upcoming release, so that web applications can use nginx directives correctly without causing such errors in the nginx configuration.

            Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.

            — ES

          • Have multiple IPs in one subscription

            Make each site able to run on its own IP.

            If you would support this feature, please please tell us in the comments how you would use it - i.e. for SSL

            148 votes
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              36 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              The idea is under review now.

              We would like to learn from you how you will use it. i.e. different domains on different IPs for SSL (but did you know about SNI?), or for subdomains? for aliases? Why an alias would need another IP?

              Thanks for all your answers and votes

            • ActiveSync support on Roundcube and Horde (Push)

              ActiveSync is a necessary tool for most businesses today as it allows them to have everything in one place and stream it automatically to every device they use. Users with mobile phones and tablets can easily sync their contacts, calendars, notes and emails via activesync and users with outlook and other mail clients can sync contacts, mail and perhaps notes.

              442 votes
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                planned  ·  47 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Rename database

                Doing this by hand is very time consuming. An option for rename database would be great feature.

                58 votes
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                  planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Multiple backup rules or more options

                  At this moment, you can set only 1 rule to make backups (daily, weekly, or monthly). My idea is to make multiple backup rules (ex. which daily backups should be deleted) or simply make more backup options.

                  Ex:
                  I want to make daily backup and delete every older than 2 days, except one day of the week and one day of the month.

                  ex interface:
                  Make [daily/weekly/monthly] backup and keep only:
                  [n] daily backups (enabled only for daily backups)
                  [n] weekly backups (enabled for daily and weekly backups)
                  [n] monthly backups (enabled for daily, weekly and monthly backups)

                  So, if…

                  514 votes
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                    planned  ·  22 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Manage greylist from Plesk CP

                    Allow management of greylist filters and configuration from the Plesk control panel instead of only from command line as is currently the case.

                    98 votes
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                      planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow SFTP for Personal FTP Repository

                      It's good that FTPS is now supported for the Personal FTP Backup Repository. But it would be even better if Backups could be transferred to another server via SSH/SFTP instead of just FTPS, for a completely encrypted connection and data transfer.

                      51 votes
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                        planned  ·  5 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make subdomain email addresses possible without new subscription

                        It's incredibly annoying that you have to setup a subscription solely for each subdomain that you want to create email addresses for. Please fix this.

                        87 votes
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                          planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Backup into Cloud

                          http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?t=262215

                          There are quite many free and commercial cloud storages at the day where user could keep their backup. But many storages wouldn't offer FTP access. It may be helpful if Plesk could transparently upload backups into a customer's Dropbox, Amazon or Azure account.

                          385 votes
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                            62 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Backup and restoration

                            Hi, To restore a single file from FTP repository, it required whole full to download and then restore required data. Which consumes lot of time. Please try to work this backup/restore operation like other backup application where we can select required data and it get easily download without time consuming.

                            Also the backup tab should give option like dayswise full, incremental backup. Start and stop backup schedule, etc...

                            11 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Thank you for your input! We are planning to implement this functionality in upcoming releases.

                              Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.

                              — ES

                            • Make the "secure your sites" button display, but be un-clickable and greyed out, SSL

                              The Secure your sites SSL feature button should be visible, but greyed out, with a description at the bottom that says "You must have a dedicated IP to activate SSL" to prompt customers to follow the SSL setup in order and not attempt to create SSL certs without IP addresses.

                              6 votes
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                                planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow the automatic installation of wordpress inside a service plan

                                Hi,

                                can be a very interesting feature the possibility to create a service plan that when is used he create automatically a wordpress installation and send data to the customer email.

                                Very very interesting as WP now is a really standard over internet website creation.

                                Thanks

                                23 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  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.

                                  — SU

                                • Django/Python Support

                                  Hi, I have been trying to install a django site onto my server which has plesk and it has taken me weeks and i have paid countless dollars to fix this. I believe you should offer this support or a type of application when it is installed automatically the same as if you click install wordpress you should have the option to click install "DJANGO".

                                  Many Thanks

                                  40 votes
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                                    planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • disable automatic greylisting activation for new domains

                                    If i add a new domain in a subscription, greylisting is automaticly activated, just because it's enabled on the server.

                                    It would be much better if customers have to activate greylisting manually in their settings, like the spamfilter.

                                    A workaround with Event Manager is possible but a bit inconvenient.

                                    14 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Thank you for your input! We will consider this functionality in upcoming releases.

                                      We have created internal document with ID PPM-569 for your reference.

                                      Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.


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                                    • FileManager ability to upload file to server by link

                                      In filemanager we have abilities to create empty file and upload file from PC. I want to get ability to set link and upload file to server. To install some app now I should download distributive from vendor's site to my local pc, then I should upload it via FTP/FM on server. I want to upload it to server directly to save my time and nerves.

                                      13 votes
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                                        planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • add rar extract and compress to rar and other formats as well as zip available

                                        add rar extract and compress to rar and other formats as well as zip available

                                        For developers/database admins, sometimes backups are taken in different
                                        formats and compression is done in different formats.

                                        when compressed files other than ZIP file is uploaded for websites data
                                        files, there is no way to uncompress them via PLESK, one has to go to SSH
                                        and then extract to use it.

                                        So compressing files/folders to multiple formats and then extraction from
                                        multiple compressed formats will allow more ease of use for users where
                                        they deal with no. of formats!

                                        48 votes
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                                          planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Clear UI for extensions management

                                          Add button (link) for "Add/remove components" on "Extensions Management" page of Plesk panel.
                                          Now it is required to quit from "Extensions management" page and travel through "Tools & Settings" -> "Plesk" -> "Updates and upgrades" -> "Install and Update Parallels Products" and only after that get new extensions with "Add/remove components".

                                          2 votes
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