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  1. 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...

    16 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sort domains by traffic, disk usage

      Curently there is no way to sort domains by traffic column. Not handy at all.

      12 votes
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        planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  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

        640 votes
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          71 comments  ·  Usability and UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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.

          71 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Implement DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) resource record

            Certification Authority Authorization (CAA), defined in RFC 6844, is a standard that allows domain name owners to control which CAs are allowed to issue certificates for their properties.

            ssllabs.com has implemented the detection for this record when checking for the SSL grade they give. To prevent getting graded down and use state of the art techniques for ssl security I would usggest to allow adding those nameserver record.

            RFC: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6844
            ssllabs announcement https://blog.qualys.com/ssllabs/2017/01/13/whats-new-ssl-labs-1-26-5

            61 votes
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              13 comments  ·  DNS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 155 votes
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                21 comments  ·  Security  ·  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.

                402 votes
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                  66 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…

                  537 votes
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                    planned  ·  24 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.

                    59 votes
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                      planned  ·  8 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Disable mail service simplified

                      There is actually no way to create "real" "Web service only" subscription. If the subscription plan is set without any mailbox the mail_service is enable on that subscription BUT not accessible in the panel. It's necessary to change the subscription settings to access the disable button or in command line by :
                      /usr/local/psa/bin/subscription --update domaine.com -mail_service false
                      Without disabling mail_service the web service will not be able to send email to subscription's domain external hosted mail address.

                      It would be great to be able to set a plan of "web only" subscription to host website when the mail are hosted…

                      14 votes
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                        planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  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

                        24 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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 $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -not -user $PLESK_DOMAIN_OWNER -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chown $PLESK_DOMAIN_OWNER:psacln
                          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type d -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755
                          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type f -not -name "*.pl" -not -name "*.cgi" -not -name "*.sh" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0644
                          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type f -name "*.cgi" -print0 -o -name "*.pl" -print0 -o -name "*.sh" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755

                          I…

                          32 votes
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                            planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Rename database

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

                            61 votes
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                              planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ability to decrypt Plesk customer passwords

                              Plesk 12 encrypts passwords in the database. You currently have a program "mail_auth_view" which decrypts the mail passwords, so please create similar programs for ftp, database and customer logins.

                              We have our own customer control panel which uses database connections to display their passwords. This no longer works because passwords are encrypted. If customer forgets passwords, we have no choice but to login and change them all again. This is very time consuming and a waste of time, if we could simply decrypt the passwords.

                              16 votes
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                                planned  ·  11 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.

                                96 votes
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                                  planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  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.

                                  105 votes
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                                    planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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

                                    162 votes
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                                      39 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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.

                                      15 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!

                                        49 votes
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                                          planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  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.

                                          15 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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