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How To Install Plesk On Ubuntu

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Sep 20, 2021
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How To Install Plesk On Ubuntu

Install Plesk in One Click​

In order to install Plesk Onyx with a basic list of components you need to run the following command:
# sh <(curl https://autoinstall.plesk.com/one-click-installer || wget -O - https://autoinstall.plesk.com/one-click-installer)
The installation will proceed in an automatic way. The average time of the whole installation process will be between 30 minutes and 1 hour. The command will initiate the download of the latest stable Plesk release.

Install Plesk Using Browser​

Just in case your host or IP address is resolvable and port 8447 is open, you have an opportunity to launch the Plesk Onyx installer via browser.

  • Download installer: wget https://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
  • Add permissions for execution to downloaded Plesk installer: chmod +x plesk-installer
  • Initiate Plesk installer with the command below: ./plesk-installer --web-interface
  • Access Plesk installer via browser under port 8447 using IP address https://your-ip-address:8447 or host https://your-host-name:8447
  • Access the web interface, use “root” user and password
  • Select and click “Install or upgrade product”
  • Choose the latest stable version of the product and press “Continue”
  • Select one of the installation types, which will identify the packages list. Or you may just enable “Preview components selection” and choose all the components you like. Click “Continue” to proceed with the installation.
  • You will see the console output inside the web interface. Wait until the installation process is over.

Installing Plesk via CLI​

  • Download Plesk installer: wget https://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
  • Add proper permissions to Plesk installer: chmod +x plesk-installer
  • Run Plesk installer via command line and follow instructions: ./plesk-installer or ./plesk-installer --all-versions
  • First, you will need to confirm your decision by choosing “Go forward” and in case of –all-versions there will be an option to choose a certain version of Plesk
  • Wait until the installation process is done

Install Plesk via Web Installer​

  • To install Plesk using Web Installer please open your browser and go to the following URL: https://get.plesk.com/
  • Provide your server’s IP address or hostname, enter your root password or just add a private key.
  • Accept the terms of the End-User License Agreement and click the Install button
  • Relax and wait for some time to let the installation be finalized.
  • Click on the Login link. No worries about “secure connection warnings”, just make an exception.

Plesk Initial Configuration After Installation on Linux​

As soon as Plesk installation is over, it is necessary to make a tiny post-install configuration. You need to open in your browser the following URL – https://your-host:8443 or https://your-ip:8443 Access system using “root” username and its password.
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