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  1. Prefix for FTP users

    like its aleady done with MySQL Users.

    25 votes
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      open discussion  ·  4 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow FTPS to use certificates other than the one used to secure Plesk

      Currently only the certificate used to secure plesk is used for all FTPS connections.

      It would be useful to be able to use other certificates for FTPS connections, specifically ones already used for other domains.

      Thank you

      24 votes
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        5 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • read-only FTP-users (even on Linux)

        Today, it is only possible to give write restriction by using .ftpaccess-files. It would be very nice if there was a switch in the panel when creating FTP users, which would make it possible to create a read-only account.

        10 votes
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          3 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • FTPS for a particular domain

          Please add ability to restrict access to FTP only by FTPS for a particular domain.

          9 votes
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            0 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Same FTP account for different subscriptions

            Please add the functionality to add existing FTP account to different subscriptions.

            4 votes
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              1 comment  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Manage .ftpaccess directives in Plesk like additional Apache & Nginx settings

              Add functionality to manage .ftpaccess directives in Plesk like it is possible to add additional apache settings for domains.

              4 votes
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                0 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • change FTP IP

                Ability to select FTP IP for subscriptions on Windows.

                Currently Subscriptions and FTP use the same IP.

                3 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Alternative functionality for configuring FTP backup storage instead of <backup-manager> operator.

                  There is a need for new functionality that allows us to configure FTP backup storage settings. Plesk UI is not an applicable way. As XMP-API <backup-manager> operator is deprecated in Plesk 17.8, alternative cli functionality is required to manage FTP backup storage settings. It was possible to perform via XML-API <set-remote-storage-settings> node of <backup-manager> operator.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Pure-FTPD on Plesk

                    cPanel has ProFTPD and Pure-FTPD. Pure-FTPD has a better security model, others.

                    Please look there attach a screenshot is from cPanel.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Log FTP actions

                      Is it possible to track ftp actions on plesk ?
                      I need to know when/who add/edit/delete files/folders by ftp.
                      Thank you

                      3 votes
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                      • Ability to set starting directory for additional FTP user directory to dir outside vhosts, for example D:\some_dir

                        Ability to set starting directory for additional FTP user directory to dir outside vhosts, for example D:\some_dir

                        2 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Actually, we consider this ability as potentially dangerous from the point of view of security. We believe that this client should be limited within its webspace.

                          But 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.


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                        • multiple directory for FTP user

                          It would be nice if it were possible to mark multiple directories for FTP users.
                          Today we need to create user for each directory in which it can change.

                          2 votes
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                          • Pureftpd

                            I suggest you to integrate Plesk and Pureftpd, since it has some security enhancement and it is compatible with Imunify360.

                            2 votes
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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Log.txt files for each day available via FTP separated for every domain name hosted

                                Actually the log file contain several days. A must for a good hosting provider is to offer the files for every day, no matter if the file is just 3kb in size

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                                  1 comment  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Copy/Clone files into the directory through File Manager

                                  Its not possible to copy a file into the same directory because it doesn’t give you an option to rename it. returning the error message.

                                  Unable to copy /httpdocs/index.html: A file or directory with the same name already exists in the destination directory.

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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Open FTP by Closed Domain with to many Data

                                      I have today with a Backup override my Webspace. I need it vor my Work and every Day wher the Domain is offline i lost Money.

                                      When a User get over the Webspace Limit it will be nice to let the FTP open. So the User can fix the Problem by his own.

                                      At Time i have the Problem that my Hoster is not aviable by Phone. My Phone is ring unlimetid by Partners what happen.

                                      I can only wait if the Support get my eMail.

                                      When i have a activ FTP i can fix it in seconds by my…

                                      1 vote
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                                      • upload files and folders to multiple domains and clear multiple domains at once

                                        We have a lot of students with there own temporary site (provided by our school). They have to setup multiple wordpress sites.
                                        When a course starts I want to provide the Wordpress installation files to their sites. When they have had their exam I want to clear all their sites at once.
                                        I like to have a possibility to select multiple domains, specify an destination folder and ftp one or more selected files to the selected domains. In the same way I like to clear selected domains and DB's

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                                        • Offer proper sftp support through mysecureshell

                                          It would be nice if Plesk by default installed sftp server software (such as http://mysecureshell.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ ) that allows granting the user sftp access to his home directory only, without having to grant the user full SSH shell access.

                                          Right now Plesk seems to be promoting FTPS as alternative for securely transfering files, but that simply does not work properly when the end-user has a firewall or NAT setup. Or when you have iptables rules on the server.
                                          This is caused by that FTPS uses multiple TCP ports like normal FTP.
                                          However because the control connection traffic is encrypted, firewall software…

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