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  1. Exclude permission to create incremental backups from a customer management screen

    Add possibility to Plesk service plans to restrict the ability for a customer to create incremental backups so that a customer has a permission to create full backups only.

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  2. backup

    Please enter the percentage of database restore in progress ... it is very frustrating to restore without knowing either the time left or the totality of kbytes transferred and remaining, with progress a bar
    Thank you

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  3. Have the ability to back up to many destinations

    Have the ability to back up to many destinations.
    Local destinations and ftp at the same time.
    Thanks

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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Backup by dated folders

    As I have a setup for backing up to offsite storage, it would be great to have a backup folder structure that uses dated folders so when it comes to backing up using rsync,it will be easy to see which folders can be copied/deleted and move them

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  6. Ability to exclude web access logs file from schedule backup setting

    The incremental backup of plesk works great except for only one thing: log file.

    I find that on high traffic site, the backup will always backup ALL log file even if this is an incremental backup. This create a very large backup file even the site hasn't been changed at all.

    The ability to exclude log from "scheduled backup" will help incremental backup run much faster and save more space.

    There's already an option for "MANUAL" server backup. But not for scheduled / customer / reseller backup. Please enable this option for them too.

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  7. backup normal compression extract

    Normal compression, i want to say
    can be easily extract with normal tools like 7zip,...

    2 votes
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  8. Make backup prior to restore

    Just in case of a wrong restoration, automatically make a backup prior starting restore.

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  9. SSH key support for ftp-remote backup storge

    To increase the security, SSH key support for the ftp remote backup storage would be a great feature. Also, please consider to add S3 compatible backups.

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    Could you please be more specific? ssh and ftp are different protocols. What do you mean “SSH key support for the ftp remote backup”? And what do you mean “consider to add S3 compatible backups”? What is the desired usage scenario of this feature? What are the expected benefits of this feature?

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  11. Improvement in Backup Manager

    The Backup Manager should be able to show the backups of all domains below the admin, including resellers.

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  12. Add Rsync as a backup method for remote storage

    Would love to see Rsync support added. SFTP is slow.

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  13. 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

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  14. More complete backup system

    Have a better backup system (Can select exactly what files you want to backup in a good UI)

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Please availlable export backup button in mssql databases like phpMyAdmin.

    Please availlable export backup button in mssql databases like phpMyAdmin.

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  19. Adding feasibility of downloading backup files via download management applications

    Unfortunately, it's not possible to download backup files via applications such as internet download manager now, and this can be the reason of some problems for users (Failing downloads and repeating them) and hosts (ٌWasting bandwidth and other resources of servers).

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  20. 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.

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