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What is Plesk?

Plesk is a commercial web hosting and server data center automation software developed for Linux and Windows-based retail hosting service providers.

Plesk Minimum Requirements

The minimum amount of RAM required for installing and running Plesk on Linux is 1 GB + 1 GB swap. On Windows – 2 GB of RAM.
The minimum amount of free disk space required for installing and running Plesk is 20 GB on Linux and 32 GB on Windows

Plesk Supported Components

Linux

Plesk Obsidian for Linux distribution packages includes the following components:

  1. Plesk Premium Antivirus 6.0.2
  2. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.5.1.102
  3. ImunifyAV
  4. AWStats 7.7
  5. ProFTPD 1.3.6c
  6. qmail 1.03
  7. Courier-IMAP 5.0.8
  8. Postfix 3.4.8 (for most OSes), 2.11.11 (CentOS 6, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and CloudLinux 6)
  9. Dovecot 2.3.10.1
  10. Horde IMP 5 (requires PHP 5.3)
  • Horde 5.2.23
  • IMP 6.2.27
  • Ingo 3.2.16
  • Kronolith 4.2.29
  • Nag 4.2.19
  • Mnemo 4.2.14
  • Passwd 5.0.7
  • Turba 4.2.25
  • Pear 1.10.9
  1. Roundcube 1.4.13
  2. phpMyAdmin 5.1.3
  3. nginx 1.2o.2
  4. OpenSSL 1.1.1n
  5. OpenSSL used by Nginx 1.1.1n
  6. TLS 1.3 (in Nginx for customers’ websites)
  7. PHP 5.2.17, 5.3.29, 5.4.45, 5.5.38, 5.6.40, 7.0.33, 7.1.33, 7.2.34, 7.3.33, 7.4.29, 8.0.18, 8.1.5
  8. Note: making changes to the /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/php.ini file may result in Plesk failing to operate properly.
  9. Fail2ban 0.11.2
  10. ModSecurity 3.0.6
  11. ModSecurity Rule Set 2.2.9-30-g520a94b
  12. Resource Controller (for CentOS 7, Debian 8, and Ubuntu 16 servers)
  13. Node.js 8, 10, 12, 14
  14. Note: on CentOS 6, Debian 7.x, and Ubuntu 12.x, Node.js 12 is not supported.
  15. Phusion Passenger 6.0.12
  16. Ruby 2.1.10, 2.2.10, 2.3.8, 2.4.6, 2.5.5, 2.6.3.
  17. Note: on Debian 9, only Ruby 2.4.6 and later is supported.
  18. Bundler 1.13.5
  19. Rootkit Hunter 1.4.4

Windows
Plesk Obsidian for Microsoft Windows distribution packages include the following components:

  1. Plesk Premium Antivirus 6.0.2
  2. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.6.1.51
  3. ModSecurity 2.9.5
  4. Microsoft SQL Server Express 2012 SP3
  5. Microsoft SQL Server Express 2014 SP2
  6. Microsoft SQL Server Express 2016 SP1
  7. Microsoft SQL 2017 Express
  8. MariaDB 10.5.10 (for Plesk database)
  9. MariaDB 10.5.15 and 10.3.34 (for customer websites)
  10. BIND DNS Server 9.16.23
  11. MailEnable Standard 10.27
  12. PHP 5.6.40, 7.0.33, 7.1.33, 7.2.34, 7.3.33, 7.4.29, 8.0.18, 8.1.5
  13. ASP.NET Core 2.1.28, 3.1.23, 5.0.15, 6.0.3
  14. .NET Core 3.1.3, 2.1.17
  15. Webalizer V2.01-10-RB02 (Windows NT 5.2) English
  16. Horde 5.2.23 and IMP 6.2.23
  17. Microsoft Web Deploy 3.5 + WebMatrix 3.0
  18. Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6
  19. IIS URL Rewrite Module 7.2.1993
  20. Node.js 4.6.1, 6.14.1, 8.16.1, 9.0.0, 10.21.0, 12.18.0
  21. 7zip 18.05
  22. Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable
  23. ionCube Loader 10.4.1
  24. SpamAssassin 3.0-3.4.5
  25. myLittleAdmin 3.8.20
  26. phpMyAdmin 5.0.3
  27. AWStats 7.7

How to install Plesk Control Panel on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1 – Update your server

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Note: Rebooting the server is recommended after the update and upgrade.

Step 2 – Download and Install Plesk Control Panel on Ubuntu 20.04

To download the Pleask installer run the following command:

wget http://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
Download and Install Plesk Control Panel on Ubuntu 20.04

Give executable permissions to Plesk installer:

sudo chmod 755 plesk-installer

Run the installer:

sudo ./plesk-installer

Hit “F” if you are using a fresh server. Or “q” if you need to backup your system data.

Plesk installer

Would you like to help Plesk make better products by sending information
about issues occurred, including installation and upgrade issues? [Y/n]:

I suggest you hit “Y”

Plesk upgrade issues

Go forward with the recommended option

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Installation is finished
  
                                   Congratulations!
  
        The installation has been finished. Plesk is now running on your server.
  
        To complete the configuration process, browse either of URLs:
          * https://ip-host/login?secret=LIvTRTlJ97BiqXxAwuH5y5Vqpy4XV2VZju1-M64ywxvdkj7j
          * https://ip/login?secret=LIvTRTlJ97BiqXxAwuH5y5Vqpy4XV2VZju1-M64ywxvdkj7j
  
        Use the username 'admin' to log in. To log in as 'admin', use the 'plesk login' command.
        You can also log in as 'root' using your 'root' password.
  
        Use the 'plesk' command to manage the server. Run 'plesk help' for more info.
  
        Use the following commands to start and stop the Plesk web interface:
        'service psa start' and 'service psa stop' respectively.
  
        If you would like to migrate your subscriptions from other hosting panel
        or older Plesk version to this server, please check out our assistance
        options: https://www.plesk.com/professional-services/
  


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Navigate to your Plesk Web Console and configure your login. If you don’t have a paid license you can proceed with a full-featured trial license

Configure Plesk Web Console

This is how the Plesk Control Panel looks from the inside.

 Plesk Control Panel Dahboard

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