Feature Suggestions

Please provide here your suggestion for new functionality for Plesk. We encourage you to review and vote for suggestions of others. The top-ranked suggestions are likely to be included in the next versions of Plesk.

Please write in English so that voters from all over the world can read and support your request.

For technical assistance, contact Plesk support
For questions, bug reports, discussions and free assistance, check our Forum and Facebook page
For additional information, see Documentation, Knowledge Base and Blog
Follow us on Twitter for more news on Plesk development

Off-topic posts will be removed from here

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Maybe a Loadscreen when you upload a backup just for that you know how long it needs

    A loadscreen for uploading a Backup just that you know how long it will need to Upload

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Plesk Backup Manager - Local Storage used before transfer to FTP Server

    I would like to suggest that it would be great if it's possible to split backups into multiple parts during the backup process.

    I know the option -s or --split but actually, it's just split the backup in the location into multiple parts but during the backup process the local storage is still in use. If you got a Server with 200GB space and 150 GB are used I can't Backup the server because the command "Plesk bin pleskbackup server --output-file=ftp://user:pass@destination/backup_file" would create one file with round 120 GB in local storage.

    I would suggest an option that allows us…

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Backup to FTP Step-By-Step to save local disk space

    This helpdesk article has only negative reviews, which might imply that other users struggle with the same issue:
    https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/213391809-Backup-fails-with-error-Not-enough-free-disk-space-to-backup-selected-objects

    Right now backing up to FTP means you need to have almost 50% disk space free. That means you can never use more than half the server storage you're paying for, otherwise you'll be unable to make a backup. Especially on AWS disk space is very expensive.

    The issue exists because Plesk seems to utilize just plain zip commands with file split. Why not offer an additional backup method, where e.g. all Domains are backuped step-by-step / one-by-one to FTP?
    E.g. …

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Bacula backup system or similar

    Integrate Bacula system or similar backup system, with a clean-easy panel configuration =) , mysql integration and other setups to work fine =) =) =)

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. FTP storage setting for backups for multiple subscriptions.

    When added the FTP server storage parameter in the settings of the Plesk panel (tools&settings - Backup Manager - FTP Storage Settings) for the backup.
    Automatically distribute this FTP repository to all subscriptions as a place for backup by default.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Email Backup - just configuration NOT content

    An option to backup the email configuration of the server but NOT the content as well.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add Duplicati 2.0

    https://www.duplicati.com/download

    it can blow AES backups to amazon cloud..

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Restore a single domain or mail account (transfer domain)

    Restore a single domain or mail account to the same or a other subscription (transfer domain)

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Backup-Manager: Show planned backups schedule

    Short info in website specific backup manager, if there are scheduled backups planned, and if so then show the schedule. Additional a overview table in server wide backup manager with all schedule backups of each website, e.g.:
    domain | daily/weekly/monthly | weekday/date | time | next schedule date | option to edit

    At the moment you can set scheduled backups and just get a short message, that is is planned, but you can't find the info anywhere anymore. So if I don't remember, I maybe set another scheduled backup and I've no idea, if the first one is reset by…

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Upload backups to Dropbox with timestamps

    It would be nice to have backups uploaded to dropbox with a timestamp in the name, for example: dropboxbackup201911234

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Include Mysql events in Plesk backups.

    Include Mysql events in Plesk backups.

    Currently backups created via Bacup manager or via
    plesk db backup command, do not include mysql events.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Add option to Resellers can to restore data from Administrator's full backup on FTP

    In Plesk reseller can restore data from a full backup created by Plesk administrator. Currently, the backup created to FTP storage can be restored only by its creator.

    Add option to Resellers to restore data from the Administrator's full backup stored on FTP.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Pcloud Backup Application

    Hello, is it possible to add Pcloud backup app to plesk like other services amazon cloud or dropbox.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. add possibility to Backup mysql databases with --skip-lock-tables option.

    add the possibility to Backup mysql databases with --skip-lock-tables option.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    open discussion  ·  5 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Restrict user from deleting backups created by administrator

    Restrict user from deleting backups created by the administrator, while allowing to create a delete and own backups.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. restore particular email from mail account

    Hello,

    We need function to restore a particular/specify email instead of restoring the whole emails from the mailbox.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. add bzip2/xz compression support for backups

    Would be nice to have the option to choose other compression formats for backups, especially bzip2 or xz. To reduce compression time, parallel implementations can be used (pbzip2 and pxz). Additionally there should be an option to set compression level (1-9).

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Backup Extension for Google Cloud / Amazon Glacier

    Plesk does currently only support Amazon S3. Amazon Glacier is cheaper than S3 and also good for backups. Also support for Google Cloud would be great since at the moment, Plesk does only support Google Drive which is no professional backup (example: https://github.com/plesk/ext-cloud-backup-example).

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Exclude database files from backup

    I have some websites that have a big DB, but it do not change or change not often. I this case i do not need to backup it every day.
    So i would like to exclude this DB files from backup to save the disk space.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Make Plesk Migrator also migrate backup settings

    Plesk Migrator is a great tool but it don't migrate backup settings.
    Please make this possible !

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base