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  1. Do not include the huge Plesk mobile log file in server backup

    Since I installed the "Plesk mobile" extension, my daily server backup via Plesk (only configuration and e-mails) is much larger than before and gets larger every day! There is a log file called "MobileConnector.log" in that backup and this file currently is 150 MB in size (it increases by about 50 MB per month).

    I would like to have an option to exclude this file. As it's part of an extension, this log file cannot be excluded via the checkbox "Exclude logfiles"! This option is not even visible, because I do not backup user files.

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  2. Allow direct access to Backup Manager from Files tab.

    It's a nuisance having to go back to the main page to do a backup after uploading new or revised files.

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  3. Add the possibility to check the content of a backup

    Add the possibility to check the content of a backup so it can be reviewed and identify if the backup contains the needed files / information such as by date, name, etc.

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  4. Please availlable export backup button in mssql databases like phpMyAdmin.

    Please availlable export backup button in mssql databases like phpMyAdmin.

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  5. Too dangerous and Too Close, move the remove database button, could accidently remove, when trying to export.

    move the remove database button to somewhere else, could accidently remove a database when trying to export.

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  6. Plesk should recognize the failure of backup at FTP Storage as an emailable error.

    In Scheduled Backup settings, you can tick; "if errors occur during the execution of this backup tasks send a notification email to...". However, if the backup is set up to go to FTP Storage and the FTP site can't be reached, the backup is done to the Server Storage and no error email is sent. This is a problem because if a few days of backups intended for FTP Storage fail and go to Server Storage, contracted server space could be exceeded causing Plesk to suspend / disable the site.

    Plesk should complete the backup to the Server Storage, but…

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  7. in case of backup: to add the domain name in the filename of the backup. That would be much easier to have a relation to the customer..

    in case of backup: to add the domain name in the filename of the backup. That would be much easier to have a relation to the customer..

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  8. Add possibility to restore password of FTP user at FTP backup repository

    Add to Plesk option to retrieve password for FTP user specified in Plesk > Tools & Settings > Backup manager > Remote storage settings > FTP. The use-case is when user forgot his password for FTP repository and wants to restore it from Plesk interface.

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  9. Restore Backup to alternative domain

    WHen restoring a Backup it would be beneficial if you could restore it to a different domain so as not to overwrite the existing domain.

    This is particularly useful as it allows you to access database / files to see what has changed since the backup was created to help identify issues/errors, but doesn't destroy the curent domain in the process.

    (our existing workaround at the moment is to manually backup the database and files - restore the backup - back this up manually and then recreate it in a new subdomain, then restore the first manual backup into the…

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  10. Service Plans: add possibility to select several backup options.

    In Service Plans, under "Additional Services", add the possibility to select several backup options, such as:


    • Acronis Backup in case that Extension is active, just like for WP Toolkit and Let's Encrypt. If not selected, the service would not be accessible to the Customers having a Subscription with that Service Plan, while the content of these Subscriptions would still be backed up by Acronis.

    • The options to backup to clouds, such as Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon S3 in Plesk 17.8.

    This would help to better differentiate between different Service Plans on the same Plesk server.

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