In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Plesk on Linux system. For those of you who didn’t know, Plesk is one of the widely used web hosting control panels in the web hosting business. It offers simple server and website management solutions with single-click mechanisms. Plesk consists of webserver suite (LAMP), Mail server, FTP Server, Name Server applications etc.
Plesk supports a wide range of Linux releases, including all of the commonly used distributions like CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian and Cloudlinux. Plesk is an enterprise hosting control panel and it requires a license to work effectively. They also offer 15-day trial license which is intended for testing purposes.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Plesk web hosting control panels on a Linux system server.
Install Plesk on Linux System
Step 1. Download the auto installer from Plesk website:
Add execute permissions to the auto installer:
chmod +x plesk-installer
Launch the auto installer:
Follow the script prompts and pick the options that best suits your use case.
Step 2. Accessing Plesk.
Once this is complete, you’ll be able to access your Plesk server via the web management interface. To do this, open a browser and point it to
https://your-serverip:8443 and login to the control panel as the root user.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Plesk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Plesk web hosting control panels on a Linux system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Plesk website.