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  1. Include pgadmin for Postgres management in Plesk

    phpPgAdmin support was dropped starting from Plesk Onyx 17.8
    This means that Plesk does not have any management tool for Postgres databases shipped with it.

    I suggest to include pgadmin in Plesk installation since the latest ve
    rsion of this software (2018-09-06 - pgAdmin 4 v3.3 Released) has just been released, with adequate security. More info about it you can find here:
    https://www.pgadmin.org/

    72 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow FTPS to use certificates other than the one used to secure Plesk

    Currently only the certificate used to secure plesk is used for all FTPS connections.

    It would be useful to be able to use other certificates for FTPS connections, specifically ones already used for other domains.

    Thank you

    70 votes
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    15 comments  ·  FTP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. add backup password protection to Backup Manager Backups (NO..it doesn't have it at the mo)

    This may also be a security issue.
    Currently there are no special protection of user content in the backup. Plesk protects only its sensitive data, web content archived without any encryption.

    If some gains ADMIN access to a wordpress/drupal/other web applications install parts of the Plesk container file system, cron jobs, etc will be compromised and would undoubtably increase exponentially the chances of the system to be exploited with virus, rootkits, malware “indirectly” affecting Plesk. (as an analogy no point to build a metal wall if the door is still glass)

    So, in other words ... if a wordpress installation…

    70 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,
    Thanks for your input, we understand the importance. This Feature request is registered in our tracking system as PPM-344 and it will be included into future Plesk versions. There is no ETA at the moment, but we would really appreciate you voting for this request so that we can accurately assess its popularity relative to other features. Thanks in advance!

  4. Temporary FTP accounts (with expire date)

    It would be great to have ftp account with an expire date.
    A sort of temporary ftp accounts.

    This becomes really usefull when you need to share your ftp details temporary with a webdeveloper, or somebody else to maintain of check an website.

    I always make a new FTP account for this sort of events, but then forget to delete them. It would be real nice if you could set a expire date that the account automaticly blocks itself after that date is past.

    70 votes
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  5. provide more nginx options

    Have the ability to provide more Nginx builds/packages. For example, offer a 'nginx-full'-package with more modules.

    For example, I need the Nginx headers more module. Since this need to be built-in at compile time, it isn't possible to add this later on. So that would mean replace the Plesk version of Nginx with the distro-default. (Heck, why does Plesk need it's own Nginx-build, anyway?)

    No, passing headers from Apache is not an option, especially when I'm using the Nginx - PHP-FPM setup.

    69 votes
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    open discussion  ·  5 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add caldav and carddav Server Funktion

    A carddav and caldav Server

    69 votes
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  7. Add Exchange Server 2013 Integration

    I would love to use exchange server 2013 while using plesk panel. Exchange server is by far the most superior email server for windows and would be a great addition to plesk panel.

    I believe that there is also an open API or an easy way to send commands which would make it a lot easier to integrate with.

    69 votes
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  8. Complete DMARC Support

    The DMARC support in Plesk Onyx 17.5.3 ist incomplete. If an incoming email is rejected due to a DMARC fail there is no mailer daemon generated to inform the sender of this email.

    Please add this important feature to DMARC support. Otherwise it would not be usable for most customers.

    68 votes
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  9. Allow using a centralized SmarterMail Server for BOTH LINUX and WINDOWS Plesk installations

    The implementation of the centralized smartermail in plesk onyx for windows is good, but it should also be possible to integrate this feature into the linux edition.

    Many hosters provide both windows and linux hosting with ONE centralised mail solution. Since the integration for winodws is already done I suppose it shouldn't be too hard to integrate it into the linux version as well since smartermail is completely API based.

    68 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. show the last time a mailbox was accessed by the user

    This would allow you to see mailboxes that are no longer in use.

    68 votes
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  11. Backup manager: Include Docker containers

    Currently docker containers are skipped by the backup manager, would be great to include them as well.

    67 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Docker  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Add "Move to spam folder" option in Windows (currently available in Linux)

    There is an spam filtering option to "Move to spam folder XXXX" on Linux, but not on Windows (Plesk 11+).

    Unfortunately, horde doesn't work so well and every time when a message with broken header arrives, horde displays "Invalid Address" and no subject to all inbox messages. The described fix in https://kb.plesk.com/en/121175 doesn't work in this cases, forcing us to find the broken message manually (or scripting something to do the dirty job).

    This feature should exists in Windows env as in Linux.

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  13. Multiple DNS Templates

    Having multiple DNS Templates, ideally selectable in a Service Plan, would add a great deal of flexibility in Plesk. For example, we have one type of Subscription that involves external store-and-forward mail servers for email backup. When a customer selects this type of Service Plan we have to manually adjust the DNS records to point to the appropriate mailservers. So it would be great if we could define multiple DNS Templates, then select the appropriate template in the appropriate Service Plan.

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    16 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Multiple users for the Git extension

    It would be great if it would be possible to create multiple users which can use the Git repository. Today only one user can access the Git repository. It is the admin user which was created during the creation of the subdomain. New created Web Users for the subdomain can not access the Git repository. It is a feature which I am missing because I wanted to host a private Git repository for our small private team.

    https://talk.plesk.com/threads/can-not-create-new-users-for-local-git-repository.342409/

    65 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. make nginx even faster! (tcp_fastopen)

    Please compile nginx with these extra options to provide even faster time-to-first-byte responses on modern kernels:

    ./configure ... --with-cc-opt='-DTCP_FASTOPEN=23'

    Background information and complete guide: https://www.masv.io/enabling-tcp-fast-open-nginx-centos-7/

    65 votes
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  16. Wildfly support

    Implement http://www.wildfly.org/ instead of deprecated Tomcat

    Created according to the comment from this article https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000322173?page=1#comment_360000633734

    64 votes
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  17. provide a way to see why a subscription is locked

    Many times I find that some subscriptions won't sync because they are locked. I'd really like to know why they are locked. So far, I've been able to unlock & sync with no noticeable changes. But I'm left wondering what caused the lock in the first place. And I'm afraid that I'll realize later something no longer works as expected.

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  18. Allow Plesk to use a clustered MySQL Server (Galera)

    According to a ticket I just opened (80693) Plesk currently doesn't support a clustered MySQL server, e.g. an active/active Galera cluster.
    To avoid data-loss or corruption in a server crash, I'd like to run MySQL in a Galera cluster to automatically sync the data again once Plesk's MySQL started after a crash.

    63 votes
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  19. Outgoing Mail Control collect sample of offending emails

    When Outgoing Mail Control detects a user abusing the sending limits, it would be helpful for the emails that are sent beyond the limit to be sampled in some way: To: From: Subject: Headers, possibly the first line of the email, origination ip address of the offending email.

    This information can help the admin decide if it was the user just sending to many emails or if the email has been compromised and needs to be addressed.

    As a similar but different idea, emails beyond the limit could be cached for a short time to allow the administrator to decide…

    63 votes
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  20. Let's Encrypt: separate cert for webmail (without main domain in SAN)

    We have a setup where webmail.example.com and example.com point to another server than our Plesk instance. Because of this we can't enable Let's Encrypt on Webmail since the CSR contains webmail.example.com and example.com.
    So I hope you consider adding an option to only create webmail.example.com (without SAN example.com)

    61 votes
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