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Plesk is a web hosting control panel developed and sold by Parallels under the Odin brand.

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What are the pros and cons of running PHP as an Apache module or a FastCGI?

My VPS is giving me the option between running PHP as an Apache Module or a FastCGI. How should one make this decision? Performance? Security? Ease of use? Compatibility? I'm using PLESK.
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Custom Page for Suspended Website - Plesk

I have suspended a website on Plesk and i want to show users a custom page. Do you guys know how to do it?
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How can I migrate Plesk to WHM efficiently

I need to transfer my account and all its details from Plesk to a newly created WHM account. So far, I have not been able to find an easy way to do this. I have multiple sites, with large databases ...
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Plesk scheduled task not working

I've got some problems with the scheduled task feature in Plesk while setting up a task that should execute a php-file every minute. As you can see in the screenshot, everything should be fine and ...
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Plesk Migration failure

When using plesk migration manager all content domains and databases seem to be copied to their places but when I log in to plesk I cannot see them. when I try to add them manually it says "domain ...
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Plesk: View system resources (e.g., RAM, CPU, etc…) for a VPS

I've setup my first VPS. Previously I've always been hosting my projects on a shared hosting account. I run a couple of little personal projects on the VPS, including one that is continuously scraping ...
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Do Parallels Plesk Panel 11 have free inbuilt firewall?

I am new to Linux Dedicated server hosting and plesk panel 11 , i am looking for inbuilt firewall module . Is it comes with free in plesk 11 or i need to pay or plesk 11 doesn't support firewall?. I ...
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Is giving a “trusted'” 3rd party FTP access to a subdomain dangerous for the whole domain?

I'm giving a "trusted" 3rd party (I say "trusted" because I've worked with them before, but in reality I don't know them...) access to a development version of my site x.mysite.com. The site is ...
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HTTP website returns 403.4 even when using Plesk Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

My domain has a valid and activated "Let's Encrypt!" certificate, and going to https://example.com works as it should and shows as being secure in the browser. Through Plesk Onyx 17.5.3 I have ...
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How do I get a better PHP version to work with Plesk?

I've had an issue for quite a while now that I don't know how to fix. I'm running a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, it has the latest version of Plesk (12.0.18 Update #34). Annoyingly, it only has PHP ...
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Nginx fails to start HTTP/2 server due to error: unknown log format

In our hosting server from the Plesk cpanel, Nginx is configured to work as a reverse proxy engine. As I need to enable HTTP/2 that can speed up the loading time of Plesk and hosted websites. ...
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How to add a binding to an existing web site in Plesk

I've created a website in Plesk, and in my DNS records, I've added a record that resolved to the IP of the server which hosts Plesk and website. Now I want to add that IP to the bindings of website ...
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How do I migrate web files from a Plesk 8 installation (on a slaved HDD) to a Plesk 10.4.4 installation?

Due to Plesk 8 being at end of support our host setup a new installation of RHEL and Plesk 10 on a new hard drive. They then slaved the old drive to the new so that we could migrate all our files ...
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Problem with missing JSON functions on PHP 5.2.6 / Plesk 8.4

I have a vserver running openSuse 10.3, Apache 2 and Plesk 8.4. I can update/upgrade neither, as it is apparently not recommended to upgrade openSuse 10.3 (and an update to the EOL 10.4 does not seem ...
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How to track inbound HTTP traffic using Plesk 10.4.4?

I am running Plesk 10.4.4 on a Debian 6.0 server. The outbound traffic is being tracked but the inbound http traffic seems to be 0 at all times, i.e. looking at the DomainsTraffic and ClientsTraffic ...
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why does Plesk set up only one nameserver by default?

When using Plesk 9.5 the default DNS template only includes one nameserver. An NS record of ns. and an a record ns. pointing to the default ip. Two nameserves are mandatory, so why would plesk have ...
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Webhook HTTP STATUS 500

My webserver has multiple domains that I manage with PLESK. Each domain is connected to a git repository on bitbucket.org: I have set SSH Keys and webhook in my bitbucket repository. The automatic ...
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Plesk all hosted websites stopped

All the hosted websites on my VPS stopped working yesterday. I have not changed any settings since a week. The websites result in an ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. In my time zone, the websites stopped ...
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What is the folder picture_library on my Plesk panel on a site hosted at GoDaddy

I have my website hosted with godaddy. It's not even a month since I hosted with them.(actually, the site itself isn't older than a month) When, I logged in to my Parallels Plesk, I saw a folder ...
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parallels plesk 11 missing web presence builder

After a recent upgrade to parallels plesk 11, we decided to start using their web presence builder tool. However, every video, (documentation and instructional) I have viewied shows the link should ...
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How do I run WebSockets as a service when the web server starts and monitor it to make sure it is always running?

I need to run the PHP WebSocket scripted in PHP 24/7/365 as a service automatically whenever, the server restarts/stops/starts the process. The process must invoke automatically Suppose if we ...
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How do I whitelist a user with a dynamic IP address in GoDaddy Plesk?

I have an ASP.NET site hosted on GoDaddy Plesk. I'm restricting site access using a whitelist of IP addresses to prevent web crawlers from seeing it, but the clients who need to see the site have ...
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“errors in configuration templates” - how to troubleshoot?

My Plesk says "Error: New configuration files for the Apache web server were not created due to the errors in configuration templates: Can not restart web server:. Search in KB" The "Webserver ...
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Plesk IP Address defaults to new site

I manage a Plesk (12) server with a single dedicated IP address. rDNS is set to a generic hostname as multiple unrelated websites are hosted on the same server. In Tools & Settings > IP Addresses ...
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File upload through webform failed, server config?

I'm in the process of moving my sites from a shared hosting to a VPS (running CentOS with Plesk 10). When testing on my VPS I noticed that all of the sudden I couldn't upload files through a webform ...
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Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
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How do I do URL re-writes on Plesk?

I am very new to URL re-writing and I am using Plesk which is window-based web server, hence I can't use Apache's mod_Rewrite. Can anyone tell me what is the proper procedure for this?
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Plesk Migration MediaTemple dv 3.5 to 4.0

With things slower during the holidays, I'm taking the time to upgrade out web server account with Media Temple from a dv 3.5 to dv 4.0. I'm a little out of my element doing this, but have been ...
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Access a PLESK website before propagation?

My web host uses Plesk and I want to know if there is anyway to access and view a website (with PHP and other processes being functional) without propagation of the domain name? I have found ...
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How to move a domain name from another server to Plesk?

I'm having a domain which is hosted in dedicated server, and i brought another server with Plesk support, I created the same domain name on the Plesk and now I need transfer my domain name from older ...
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Upload a chain through PLESK where there are only fields for the certificate and the authority?

I have a free certificate bundle which include a root, intermediate, server and CA crt files. I am trying to use this 3rd-party certificate in a GoDaddy PLESK hosted solution and have the option to ...
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Domains hosted on Ubuntu Server(Plesk) can only send outgoing mails

I have a dedicated server(Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS) with Plesk installed. I have few domains hosted on the server. I am only able to send outgoing mails(from webmail), none of the domains are able to ...
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Wildcard domain like *.example.com in Plesk?

I have a webserver with Plesk which is set up to host my main domain, e.g. 'example.com' (and also www.example.com for that matter). Now I want it to also support any subdomain, so whenever somebody ...
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Plesk - Add new domain to new dedicated server

I have just get a new dedicated server running on Windows Server 2008 with Parallels Plesk 12 installed. It is my very first time deal with dedicated server. So, how can I add a new purchased domain ...
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Set Up Of Common Name Of SSL Certificate To Protect Plesk Panel

A PCI Compliance scanner is balking that the self signed SSL certificate protecting secure access to Plesk Panel contains a name mismatch between the location of the Plesk Panel and the name on the ...
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Plesk refuses to let me set a new SSL certificate

I got a problem when I try to update/change a SSL certificate on a PLESK managed server. One problem might be that I am not so confident at this topic. The setup is the following: I use an virtual ...
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Problems using PHP on a Plesk Windows dedicated server

I'm having a few issues with my dedicated Windows server that has a Plesk panel: 1.) I can't send e-mail via PHP's mail() function, it always returns the following error: SMTP server response: 550 ...
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Domain Alias with forward in plesk

I need to create a domain alias alias.domain.com to forward http to www.domain.com. It has to be a forward and not a redirect (I was told it can be done by creating CNAME). Note I am using Plesk and ...
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How do I create (or remove) another FTP account for a client in Plesk?

I've currently got a reseller account with my hosting provider that I use for my clients (for their websites). And I need to add/remove a FTP user, but for the life of me I can't work out how! Am ...
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Trouble with pleskrestore “The file you are trying to upload is not a valid backup file”

I am having trouble with pleskrestore on Plesk 10.4.1, CentOS 5. I have 6 files I created (also in Plesk 10.4.1) with pleskbackup, split into 4GB: Here is what I used ... $ /usr/local/psa/bin/...
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Allow users to point domains at web app - multi domain SSL

I have a web app, and when users sign up, we give them their own subdomain, e,g, user1.website.example We do this with a wildcard ssl for *.website.example However, users are requesting custom ...
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Plesk: running out of SSD space

I am running Plesk on Ubuntu in the cloud. I am running out of disk space. Migrating up to the next tier will double my price. The cloud company has a feature where you can buy a new "volume" which ...
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Plesk git for multiple domains

I have two websites on plesk, let's call them main.com and test.main.com I want to create one central git repo hosted on my server. Then I want split it into two branches, main and dev. A folder of ...
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What entry should be put into the Domain Name, when it comes to SSL Certificates for a Plesk VPS?

I am currently in the process of securing a VPS of mine, with the Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate. Referring to the below image, was is required, when 'The domain name must resolve to your server'? ...
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Apache2 vhost SSL configuration running on Plesk [closed]

I have a problem with configuring ssl in apache 2 vhost configuration running plesk. My Server is running on a virtual machine with plesk 12. And basically I just want to setup ssl for the domain. ...
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How do you configure TeamCity as a subdomain under Plesk and IIS?

Today I bought a domain and a VPS. The VPS came with Plesk installed. I added my website (example.com) and a subdomain (ci.example.com) to Plesk and IIS. When I disable example.com from Plesk panel, ...
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Plesk Site Preview redirects to Plesk Login

I moved over an existing PHP site to Plesk Panel 11.5 and now I'm having an issue with the site preview. When I click site preview the site comes up fine in a new window, however when I try to ...
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Plesk 11 SQL Server DB Restore from Zip Fle

This is a feature i had in DotNetPanel which i guess i took for granted because now that I've moved to Plesk 11, I don't have it anymore, and boy does it hurt. My database restore uploads have ...
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Need HTTPS on web server with plesk. Without buying certificate?

I just want that communication with web server is encrypted. I don't want to by SSL certificate. The server has Plesk installed and as i see, there is some way to add SSL certificate but i don't know ...
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How do I grant 777 (rw) permission in shared windows hosting

I have a windows shared hosting on which I have deployed my wordpress blog. Now to icrese my page speed I am trying to cached few resources using W3C Total Cache While trying to activate the plugin I ...