• Install Parallels Plesk Panel on CentOS 6.5 Installation – Plesk 12

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    Now login as root to your CentOS 6.5 Server you just Installed.

    If you are using windows use Putty to login to your CentOS server or if your main desktop is linux based use Terminator, I like how you can split the screen for multiple SSH sessions.

    First things first, Install nano to edit files. I personally like nano better for editing than vi.

    yum install nano

          How to install Parallels Plesk Panel on CentOS 6.5


    yum install wget
    nano /etc/selinux/config
    change SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled

    Type in Terminal:

    echo 0 > /selinux/enforce
    yum remove mysql* which should also remove postfix
    service iptables stop

     Reboot the system before Install Parallels Plesk Panel on CentOS 6.5

    Make sure iptables is turned off.

    service iptables stop

     Check to make sure AppArmor is disabled

    Setup an A record to your IP Address and Hostname, also setup a PTR record before installation. If you don’t have a master dns server, you can add it later. Use your IP address until you setup an A record.

    cd /tmp
    wget http://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
    chmod +x plesk-installer
    ./plesk-installer –web-interface

    –  Two Dashes Before Web-Interface – Copy and paste will not add 2 Dashes on certain browsers.

    Or Install Without GUI

    Run the command without the –web-interface


    If you decided to use –web-interface to install plesk 12, it will ask to login as the hostname you picked, if you have not setup DNS yet, you will have to use the static IP like

    Make sure to setup your hostname in /etc/sysconfig/network and /etc/hosts and create a file and add your hostname inside /etc/hostname that you want to use for your hostname on this server.

    nano /etc/hostname  = Put your hostname inside here and Ctrl+X and Y to save file.

    Plesk 12 components will begin to install.

              Installing Parallels Plesk Panel 12 on CentOS 6.5

    Go through each step in the web interface, when you get to Install Parallels Plesk Panel on CentOS it’s best to Preview components selection and add additional plesk components you would like installed. Leave the “I would like to help Parallels make even better products by sending information about installation, upgrade, and other problems” checkmarked if you would like to send data back to Parallels.

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    at the end of Plesk installation it will ask which plesk view you want to choose. Pick the service provider view.

    Now you have a Plesk 12 installation. If you have another plesk installation you can migrate all your plesk data to the new installation along with customers data. Make sure to install a Firewall, Login Detection and more.


    Good Luck 🙂 (UD)



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