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  1. Forced instance prefix for database

    I'd like to have the ability to force a database-prefix of up to five characters for the plesk instance (alternative for a specific ext. databaseServer) for both databases and databaseUsers.

    I use a MariaDB-cluster for my customers and there are multiple reasons I like to see such a feature:
    - For security reasons: I don't like that the internal plesk-admin user has access to all databases - even if they do not belong to the instance domain's / customers. If the server would be hacked and somehow the mysql-admin-password extracted all my customers would be affected. With a prefix (e.g.…

    9 votes
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  2. h grafana

    adding most common plugins (like network) to sw-collectd to send data to central collectd server->influxdb and process with grafana

    8 votes
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  3. LDAP Server

    I would like to have the option for setting up an ldap server. Of course with an ui-manager like ldapadmin. Just the way like MySQL works (MySQL with PHPmyAdmin).

    Thank You

    8 votes
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  4. Add Microsoft SQL Server PHP extensions to Plesk Linux

    They can be disabled by default (and optionally be enabled in PHP Settings, 7.0-7.1 only). The drivers appear to be quite stable - I have successfully installed them in Plesk on Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7.4.

    This is especially interesting since SQL Server 2017 is available for Linux and Docker.

    Once the extensions are installed/enabled, the follow-up request would be to allow me to add remote MS SQL databases in Plesk Linux (not limited to RDS - any remote MS SQL instance).

    7 votes
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  5. Add "Add my IP" near or above "Allow remote connections from"

    Please add a simple button that retrieve my actual public IP and inserts it in the "Allow remote connections from" text area.
    The page is the database user edit (or creation).

    7 votes
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  6. MySQL-Config default to innodb_file_per_table with datadir

    Take some influence to MySQL-Konfiguration and always default to "innodbfileper_table= true" and "datadir=/var/lib/mysql/data".

    Makes optimization of tables and space-reclaim with larger databases possible. Might be a problem of bootstapping but is worth the effort.

    7 votes
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  7. Contained Databases MS SQL

    Implement the Contained Databases MS SQL feature in order to limit the database users ability to see MS SQL database names which are not owned by him.

    6 votes
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  8. Manage notification during database copy

    Currently, when the database is copied the notification is sent to subscription owner.
    It would be good to add functionality to disable such notifications or change the recipient mail address.

    6 votes
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  9. Add existing database user to a new database

    If I create a new database inside an abonnement I would like to add a existing database user to this database instead creating a new user

    6 votes
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  10. Create .7Z dumps of databases

    Within Plesk it is possible to create a dump of a (SQL Server) database. Plesk then seems to use 7Zip to create a .ZIP file. It would be nice if it was possible to choose between the .ZIP or the .7Z file format as .ZIP is more compatible, but 7Z compresses such database dumps up to 10 times better.
    And of course you would need to be able to import 7Zipped dumps also.

    6 votes
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  11. MySQL database quota

    When mysql database size reaches it's quota e.g. 1GB insert,update permissions are removed for that databases users. permissions are restored when database is within quota.

    in short it should stop the ability of the database growing in size but not stop basic functions like reading existing data...

    this would be fine to run on the quota check cron or somethng.

    5 votes
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  12. Restore PostgreSQL databases that has some objects owned by postgres user from Plesk Backup

    It would be great to have an ability to restore PostgreSQL databases that has some objects owned by postgres user from Plesk Backup. As of now, backup is created without any errors, however it is not possible to restore the database because restoration is done not in behalf of postgres user.

    Or at least have a warning when backup is created that I have to restore the database as a postgres user from the command line and do not rely on backup of the database created via backup manager.

    5 votes
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  13. Add option to use subscription username as a database prefix (ex. mydomain_wordpress)

    We can use customer username as a database prefix, however customer username is not descriptive enough comparing to subscription username.

    Please add option to use subscription username as a database prefix.

    5 votes
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  14. Configuring the Default Remote Access Policy for MS SQL and PostgreSQL via UI

    Right now, it is possible to manage Access Policy only for MySQL Database Servers only: https://docs.plesk.com/en-US/onyx/administrator-guide/database-servers/database-hosting-preferences.72875/

    It would be good to manage Remote Access Policy for MS SQL and PostgreSQL via Plesk UI too.

    5 votes
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  15. Mass import database dump

    There are scenarios where multiple databases for multiple domains have to be restored.

    In such cases, it would be great to be able to mass import dumps from database backup files instead of going one by one manually importing them on a domain basis

    4 votes
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  16. Add more granular permissions for database users

    Allow setting more granular permissions for the DB users
    For example to allow a user to only edit certain tables of the database.

    4 votes
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  17. Allow @% in MySQL username

    For external databases, I can connect to my server, but when I need to add a new user my SaaS database provider from Azure requires the username have an @%. Because of that the connection string in Plesk never works and fails every deployment of any CMS.

    4 votes
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  18. Concurrent operation of PostgreSQL and MySQL

    Concurrent operation of PostgreSQL and MySQL

    4 votes
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  19. Would you please upgrade PostageSQL?

    PostageSQL provides some powerful function to process non-relational data (eg: "jsonb") after version 9.4.
    Would you please upgrade that?
    Thanks.

    4 votes
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    If you mean PostgreSQL, we support 9.4 version in the current 12.5 version – https://docs.plesk.com/release-notes/12.5/software-requirements/#s4-2-1 and upcoming Plesk Onyx – https://docs.plesk.com/release-notes/17.0/software-requirements/#s4-2-1

    We will officially support next versions if many people will support your request. But I think that you can try to use 9.5 version right now. It should work, but we have not tested it yet.


    IG

  20. support of microsoft sql server 2019

    As Microsoft SQL Server 2019 was released today (https://sqlserverbuilds.blogspot.com/), please add MS SQL Server 2019 support in Plesk Obsidian

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