In this tutorial, we will explain to you How to install Plesk on CentOS.

Plesk is a commercial web hosting platform with a control panel that allows a server administrator to set up new websites, reseller accounts, e-mail accounts, and DNS entries through a web-based interface. The administrator can create client and site templates, which predetermine resource-allocation parameters for the domains and/or clients.

Prerequisites

You will need:

  • A VPS running CentOS

Step 1 – Download Plesk

First, you need to download Plesk installer by running this command:

wget http://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer

After, give permissions to the downloaded file:

chmod -R 775 plesk-installer

Step 2 – Install

Now its time to run the installer:

./plesk-installer

Enter F if you want to go forward.

Now select the product to install. Just hit Enter to install the latest version.

Select the installation type, for Recommended just hit enter.

Type f to start the installation. Wait a few minutes for installation complete.

After complete, you will be able to access Plesk in http://youripaddress:8443.

Step 3 – Configure

Open a browser and go to Plesk admin panel http://youripaddress:8443.

Fill out Contact Information, Password, License and click on Enter Plesk button. You will be redirected to the admin panel.

You have successfully installed Plesk in CentOS.

Enjoy.