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  1. DDOS Protection

    What about DDOS Protection in Plesk?

    33 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add PHP Composer to chrooted

      Please add PHP Composer to chrooted Environments.
      Many Customers Need PHP Composer to install various scripts, cms Systems and libaries.

      A current big Problem is the new typo-neos System - you must use Composer to install at sources correctly

      A other Problem are PHP API's and Libaries like Payment Companies like PAYMILL etc..

      33 votes
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        9 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thank you for your input. We are already considering adding PHP Composer in the future releases. We cannot promise you that it will be chrooted, though, since that’s quite expensive to develop. Please let us know how important for you to have PHP Composer chrooted in the comments.

        —AK

      • add an SPF record to the DNS template

        SPF information is so far entered through the TXT record. Adding the emerging new SPF record would make sense.

        33 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fix File and Folder Permissions for docroot from Plesk UI

          When switching from Apache to FastCGI the Service Provider needs to change the permissions for the customer from apache:apache to <user>:psacln

          This can be fixed by having a button in Plesk which does:

          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -not -user $PLESK_DOMAIN_OWNER -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chown $PLESK_DOMAIN_OWNER:psacln
          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type d -not -name "plesk-stat" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755
          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type f -not -name "*.pl" -not -name "*.cgi" -not -name "*.sh" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0644
          find $PLESK_DOMAIN_HTTPDOCS -type f -name "*.cgi" -print0 -o -name "*.pl" -print0 -o -name "*.sh" -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755

          I…

          33 votes
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            planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 32 votes
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            • Add Firewall rule to block outgoing mail for non-Postfix / non-qmail

              iptables -A OUTPUT -d 127.0.0.1 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -j ACCEPT
              iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --gid-owner postfix -j ACCEPT
              iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --gid-owner mailman -j ACCEPT
              iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -m owner --uid-owner root -j ACCEPT
              iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 25 -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-unreachable

              Would be nice to add this to the Plesk Firewall Module.

              This disables malicious scripts of sending direct mail.

              Other malicious mails sent through localhost (Postfix / qmail) will…

              32 votes
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                6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Joomla toolkit (like Wordpress Toolkit in Plesk 12.0)

                joomla support like wordpress in plesk 12

                32 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Web Applications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Fail2ban setting findtime per Jail

                  In Fail2ban (great idea to include it in plesk!) settings you can set "Time interval for detection of subsequent attacks" (findtime) in general. But it would be interesting this setting per Jail.
                  Why?
                  you could have 2 jail with same filter but different findtime. Example:
                  Jail 1) 5 failures in 600 seconds: 1800 seconds ban
                  Jail 2) 30 failures in 86400 seconds: 604800 seconds ban

                  There are bots that detect if you have some protection fail2ban or similar and it will adapt, login attempt every 300 seconds for example. Jail 1 no detect this attack, but Jail 2 yes.

                  32 votes
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                    open discussion  ·  7 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add caldav and carddav Server Funktion

                    A carddav and caldav Server

                    31 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add hMailserver as mailserver again

                      Advantages of hMailserver are:
                      - IMAP
                      - SSL (not available in free version of MailEnable)
                      - DKIM is easy to enable
                      - VBS scripts/API for management

                      Please submit other specific advantages in comments

                      31 votes
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                        20 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • import/export tool for DNS Records

                        imagine you get a domain with thousands of dns records and you have to create each by your self in plesk!!!

                        30 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  DNS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 30 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • fail2ban now supports IPv6 - please upgrade

                            At some time you closed the request "fail2ban for IPv6" stating that fail2ban does not support it. That was no doubt correct at the time - but now it does, see https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/tree/0.10

                            I'm seeing a lot of warnings in the fail2ban log on my dual stack servers, like this:

                            66:1000:b01c:10ab:0:1: [Errno -9] Address family for hostname not supported

                            and my log checking software is complaining to me about the overly long fail2ban log.

                            See also: https://ctrl.blog/entry/fail2ban-ipv6

                            Thanks! Tim.

                            30 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Purge/clean mailboxes

                              When mailboxes on a domain get full, it would be very useful to be able to purge them. This is especially relevant when all mail in the mailbox has been downloaded to an email client since the only way to delete the mail from the server is to delete the mailbox and recreate it.

                              30 votes
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                                open discussion  ·  7 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support HPKP

                                I'd like to see HPKP integrated into the SSL certificate management of Plesk. This would allow, in combination with standard Nginx/Apache config, for a strongly recommended and worthwhile security element to be added to hosted sites.

                                Testing tool
                                https://securityheaders.io

                                More info
                                https://scotthelme.co.uk/hpkp-http-public-key-pinning/

                                29 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Login Panel from subdomain and not port

                                  Current Login panel : http://my-domain.com:8880/

                                  Suggest : http://plesk.my-domain.com/

                                  I think a secundary access will be fine.

                                  29 votes
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                                    8 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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.

                                    28 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • add the option to add custom wordpress themes and plugins and enable the user to set those as standard for installation

                                      As of now only the standard free Wordpress themes and plugins are available. This is kinda stupid since professional sites rely on professional themes and plugins being bought from reliable vendors.

                                      As such it even makes sense to remove all basic themes upon installation.

                                      The ideal option would be:
                                      1. Supply and store a custom Wordpress theme or plugin in Plesk (which might include also a Child-theme)
                                      2. Offer the option to supply that theme or plugin from 1. as standard to any Wordpress installation
                                      3. Offer the option to update/upgrade the theme or plugin centrally

                                      In themes it is…

                                      27 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        This functionality was considered for the initial release of WP Toolkit, so it’s definitely something we want to introduce.

                                        However, custom plugins and themes cannot be updated from wordpress.org, so our current Update functionality is not likely to work with them. There might also be other limitations.

                                        Let us know what trade-offs are acceptable and what is absolutely necessary in the comments. Thanks!

                                      • to crete a GUI for the spamfilter.

                                        Within the GUI it should be possible to manage the most common tasks of SpamAssassin like the following:

                                        - sa-update set up a cronjob for downloading new rules and scores automatically
                                        - sa -learn spamfilter training for side/server wide configuration
                                        -managing of black and whitelists
                                        -adding custom rules and scores

                                        A GUI for the spamfilter in conjunction with the planned GUI for the Greylisting will help administrators to reduce the load of incoming spam in a more comfortable way

                                        27 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Mailman 3

                                          Hi,
                                          plz add mailman 3 as mailinglist software.

                                          27 votes
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