How to Install Plesk on CentOS 7
IntroductionPlesk control panel is web hosting control panel software, like cPanel, that lets you easily manage your website through a web-based interface. It allows a server/VPS administrator to set up new websites, e-mail accounts, etc In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Plesk control panel on CentOS 7.
- An active KVM VPS
- Root user
- A valid domain name pointed to your VPS
- A valid Plesk license.
1: Install all necessary packages (for CentOS)Run the following command to update your base system with the latest available packages.
yum update -y yum install wget -yYou must assign the actual domain name to your instance in order for the install to complete. Replace [email protected] with your actual email address.
The installation will proceed in 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.
Once complete, you should receive a message on the console that the Plesk installation has finished.
hostnamectl set-hostname example.com
sh -c "wget http://installer.plesk.com/plesk-installer -O - | sh /dev/stdin --source http://installer.plesk.com/ --target /tmp/plesk-installation --select-product-id plesk --select-release-latest --installation-type "Typical" --notify-email [email protected]"
Congratulations! The installation has been finished. Plesk is now running on your server.
2: Unblock Plesk admin portIn order to access Plesk via the URL given at completion, the Plesk admin port (8443) must be unblocked. Enter the following commands below to unblock the Plesk admin port.
Access Plesk installer via browser under port 8443 using IP address
firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=8443/tcp
https://your-ip-address:8443 or host
Provide your administrator email, password, License key and click on the Enter Plesk button.
- You should see the Plesk dashboard in the following screen:
- You can choose “i will create a website later. Explore Plesk”