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  1. Renew a subscription

    Ability to renew a subscription based on the subscription plan's configured subscription expiry date.

    So if a subscription expires in ten days from now and it's subscription plan is set to expire in one year, I would like to be able to click a Renew button to extend the subscription with one more expiry unit (1 year in this case, 2 years if the subscription plan would have been set to expire every two years).

    Also show renewal date in the list and sort by renewal date

    48 votes
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      open discussion  ·  8 comments  ·  Plesk (general)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rspamd support

      There is relatively new anti-spam tool - Rspamd. I think, it worth to be integrated with Plesk as an alternative to SpamAssassin. It shows better performance as the author says here http://rspamd.com/misc/2016/03/03/rspamd-performance.html

      47 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Empty an emailbox

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

        47 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Have an option to deliver email addressed to VERP-style email addresses.

          Postfix already has the option, but it doesn't seem to be supported on Plesk.

          I want to use VERP so I can automatically process bounce messages with a script. I send out bulk email with a return-path like bounces+uid-john=example.com@ourdomain.com and I want the bounces to be delivered to bounces@ourdomain.com

          Postfix has the configuration parameter recipient_delimiter. If I set that in /etc/postfix/main.cf, the server accepts the email and passes it to plesk_virtual. But then it is silently discarded instead of being delivered to the bounces mailbox.

          The only way I see with the current set up to deliver these messages…

          47 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Limit amount of backups per customer

            Hey guys,

            I am sure that I speak for hundreds of users when I say that having a limit on backups per customers and or subscriptions should be an important and available option. The option to also limit backups based on the customers subscription storage size will be even better. Otherwise, customers who overuse the backup option will dramatically increase storage space on the server without realization of the administrator. It wouldn't be ideal for an administrator to enter the dumps folder to delete random customer backups. Really hope you guys can resolve this and add this feature as soon…

            44 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 44 votes
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              • Add caldav and carddav Server Funktion

                A carddav and caldav Server

                44 votes
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                • 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.

                  44 votes
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                    open discussion  ·  10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support full DNS for CloudFlare ServerShield

                    Currently CloudFlare ServerShield is implemented using partial (CNAME) setup. What is the point in a partial setup when you can benefit from full DNS? You get anycast DNS with CloudFlare on full DNS.

                    43 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SFTP (SCP, SSH, Rsync) Backup

                      My biggest dislike ist only FTP_SSL ist supported

                      43 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  Backup / Restore  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Adjusting php-fpm settings through panel on a domain basis

                        In 12.5 cannot find a way of adjusting php-fpm settings for a domain through the panel. For example:

                        http://php.net/manual/en/install.fpm.configuration.php#request-slowlog-timeout

                        See the discussion, which got nowhere, here:
                        http://talk.plesk.com/threads/adjust-php-fpm-settings-in-plesk-12-5.336206/

                        43 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  Web / PHP  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Possibility to activate DKIM and DomainKey without active local DNS

                          Please make possible generating and activating DKIM/DomainKey without having active local DNS server. Consider following situation:

                          You have a website that use as sender your domain when sending email and you are want to follow best practices in order to reach inbox, but this domain uses another server for DNS (cloudflare for example, godday, etc.). In this case you need to have DKIM/DomainKey signed mails without the need to activate local DNS server. Also mail management could be set off for that domain, but mails still should be able to be signed.

                          I believe that this scenrario is real and…

                          43 votes
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                            6 comments  ·  Mail  ·  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!!!

                            43 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  DNS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create daily md5-hashes of the web-content of a domain, to quickly identify tampering or hacking.

                              Let Plesk on every night optionally create/compare md5-hashes from all files in the domains storage-space (web,httpdoc,ftp) and update this in a simple list (database), sortable by date of last change, size, number of changes. Indicating "changed files in the last xx days" to have a time-window to drill down.

                              In addition, accumulate all vhosts together into a seperate "Admin-View", where ALL domains are put together alphabetically.

                              Add an additional button "snapshot", so one could create a list of all webfiles on request. For example, when an incident has been cleaned, then click "snapshot" and then wait some time to see…

                              43 votes
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                                3 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.

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

                                  41 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  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.

                                    40 votes
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                                      open discussion  ·  7 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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.

                                      39 votes
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                                      • Assign separate SSL certificates for multiple mail servers

                                        Allow the ability to assign separate SSL certificates for multiple mail servers.

                                        38 votes
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                                          13 comments  ·  Web / SSL  ·  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.

                                          38 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Web / HTTP functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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