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.
Plesk must be installed on a new CentOS install without any changes. Failure to adhere to this could result in a borked CentOS and/or Plesk install.
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 -y
You must assign the actual domain name to your instance in order for the install to complete. Replace [email protected]
with your actual email address.
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]"
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.
The installation has been finished. Plesk is now running on your server.
2: Unblock Plesk admin port
In 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.
firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=8443/tcp
Access Plesk installer via browser under port 8443 using IP address
Provide your administrator email, password, License key and click on the Enter Plesk
- You should see the Plesk dashboard in the following screen:
- You can choose “i will create a website later. Explore Plesk”
That’s it! Enjoy GreenCloudVPS and DirectAdmin!