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  1. MYSQL Performance Tuning and Monitoring

    t would be a good idea to have an SQL section where users can run optimization scripts like MYSQLTUNER etc and enter suggestioned changes in a GUI that directly change the mysql.conf directly and correctly.

    An ability to monitor performance and tweak would be ideal, making the task of SQL performance monitoring and tweaking far easier.

    Also optimize commands and other tasks could be run for this panel.

    as well as optimize and the ability to add it to cron for weekly or monthly.

    318 votes

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  2. DDOS Protection

    What about DDOS Protection in Plesk?

    293 votes

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  3. Support for HTTP/2 on APACHE (only) without using nginx as proxy! And Server Push!

    As we have to use apache, i don't like to go for an aditional nginx proxy just to simulate HTTP/2 ;-)

    I think apache is capable to handel HTTP/2 :-D

    284 votes

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  4. Use Lets Encrypt to secure FTPs connections

    Hi,

    I usually use the ftp.site.com subdomain for the client FTP connections.
    And to secure those connections I enabled FTPs. But at this point the users receive a certificate host name mismatch because the FTPs connection is being setup using the VPS Lets Encrypt cert.

    It would be nice to use the Lets Encrypt certificate service also to secure the FTPs connections.

    Thanks!

    282 votes

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  5. Add support for more DBs

    When I first saw the option of create DBs, I thought it was something like I'm suggesting. MongoDB, MariaDB, CouchDB, etc, etc. This will be super cool. :)

    278 votes

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  6. Add Mailman 3

    Hi,
    plz add mailman 3 as mailinglist software.

    260 votes

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  7. Add possibility to change default webmail.<domain> subdomain to custom

    At the moment by default any webmail interface is under domain webmail.<domain>

    Some people would like to use custom one. For me personally it's important to have this as server-wide setting (I have basic workaround for this - custom domainWebmail.php), but it isn't perfect (many links to webmail service missing, e.t.c.).

    And that's why we have plesk - user friendly interface.

    258 votes

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  8. Default SPAM / VIRUS protection for newly created mailboxes

    I suggest you add a feature in Settings with which we can enable SPAM / VIRUS protection for newly created mailboxes by default.

    Discussion here:

    http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?287233-Anti-virus-and-anti-spam-enabled-by-default-on-mailbox-creation&p=715980#post715980

    252 votes

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  9. 249 votes

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  10. Add Mailman support to Let's Encrypt

    Please add Mailman support to Let's Encrypt.

    Ideally, one could issue either a certificate directly for lists.domain.com or a wildcard certificate for *.domain.com.

    Furthermore, a secure connection should be enforceable.

    Thanks!

    243 votes

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  11. that you adapt the main domain name of an IP as the myhostname for POSTFIX or QMAIL.

    Most of RBLS are checking the SMTP Banner and currently only the first domain name is being used. To reduce scamming or to prevent being blacklisted you should apply myhostname with the according domain name.

    240 votes

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  12. Django/Python Support

    Hi, I have been trying to install a django site onto my server which has plesk and it has taken me weeks and i have paid countless dollars to fix this. I believe you should offer this support or a type of application when it is installed automatically the same as if you click install wordpress you should have the option to click install "DJANGO".

    Many Thanks

    239 votes

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  13. Enable Nginx GeoIP module

    Some of security configuration requires GeoIP detection. It also useful for tracing and should be easy as adding '--with-http-geoip-module' option to configure command for the package.

    224 votes

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  14. Empty an emailbox

    The ability to empty a users emailbox without deleting the account and recreating would be great.

    223 votes

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  15. Add nginx-only hostings

    I'll like to create a hosting that only use Nginx as webserver. Also I'll like to do this with Node.js, but I think it will not be approved.

    214 votes

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    Current scope for Plesk Onyx is to enable an ability to serve all http(s) requests by Nginx only.

    Note: apache will still be installed. Switching of apache to optional component is subject for the next release.

    Update:

    The ability to turn off Apache and have content served by nginx only on a per-website basis is now available in the latest Plesk Onyx 17.0.14 preview. We encourage you to check the implementation and let us know what you think. Please visit the following forum thread to learn how to access the preview: https://talk.plesk.com/threads/plesk-onyx-preview-and-feedback.337172

    How to try this feature:

    Go to any website, click Apache & nginx Settings and deselect the “Proxy mode” checkbox under nginx settings. The feature is also available in Service Plans.

    We would appreciate hearing your feedback on implementation of this functionality. Thanks in advance!

    —AK

  16. Add Disclaimer to mail footer

    Many mail servers have this feature. Please include in plesk possibility to add disclaimer to mail footer on specified domain.

    Many Clients ask me how to add Disclaimer to mail footer automatically not from webmail.

    213 votes

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  17. It would be nice to provide mail SSL/TLS support with SNI for more domains from single IP

    It would be nice to provide mail SSL/TLS support with SNI for more domains from single IP

    207 votes

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    Hi.

    The first version of SNI support for Mail is available in Plesk Obsidian: https://docs.plesk.com/release-notes/obsidian/change-log/#18-rc10

    You need MailEnable 10.20+ (for Windows) or Postfix 3.4+ and Dovecot (for Linux) to test it.

    There are cases when it doesn’t work (e.g., if you connect to mail.domain.com it will not work, please use domain.com in connection settings of your mail client) that’s why we don’t mark it as “available”. We plan to fix these issues soon.

    — rk

  18. Set start date on autoreply

    It would be useful to be able to configure auto replies so that they start automatically on a specific date.

    If I don't want to forget to set it before leaving.. or i'm sure there's many reasons!

    199 votes

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  19. Rename database

    Doing this by hand is very time consuming. An option for rename database would be great feature.

    199 votes

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  20. Allow customization of /etc/postfix/main.cf

    I want to be able to set the recipient_delimiter. But, currently, any customizations to main.cf get overwritten.

    194 votes

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