To deploy Plesk on Liquid Web, you need to follow these steps:
- Log in to your Liquid Web account: Go to https://manage.liquidweb.com/ and enter your credentials to log in.
- Choose the right server: Select the server on which you want to deploy Plesk.
- Access your server: Use SSH or any other method to access your server.
- Download the Plesk Installer: Download the Plesk Installer script by running the following command on your server: wget https://installer.plesk.com/one-click-installer
- Run the Plesk Installer: Execute the Plesk Installer script by running the following command: sh one-click-installer
- Follow the installation process: The Plesk Installer will guide you through the installation process. You will be prompted to provide the necessary information, such as the IP address, administrator password, license key, and more. Follow the prompts accordingly.
- Wait for the installation to finish: The installation process may take a few minutes, so be patient and let it complete.
- Access Plesk: Once the installation is complete, you can access Plesk by visiting the IP address or domain associated with your server. Use the administrator credentials you specified during the installation process to log in.
That's it! You have successfully deployed Plesk on Liquid Web and can now start managing your websites and applications using its user-friendly interface.
How to migrate existing websites to Plesk on Liquid Web?
To migrate existing websites to Plesk on Liquid Web, follow these steps:
- Create a new Plesk subscription on Liquid Web: Log in to your Liquid Web account, and navigate to the Plesk control panel. Click on "Subscriptions" in the left sidebar. Click on the "Add Subscription" button and follow the prompts to create a new subscription.
- Configure the source server for migration: Ensure you have SSH access to the source server, and that it is running a compatible operating system and version of Plesk. Make sure that the source server has Plesk Migrator installed and enabled.
- Start the migration process: In the Plesk control panel, go to "Tools & Settings" and click on "Migration & Transfer Manager". Click on the "Start a New Migration" button. Select the type of migration you want to perform (e.g., "Transfer data and settings"). Enter the source server's IP address or hostname, along with the SSH access details. Select the migration options and objects you want to transfer (e.g., websites, databases, mail accounts, etc.). Click on the "Prepare Migration" button to start the migration process.
- Verify and finalize the migration: Once the migration has been prepared, click on the "Migrate" button to begin the actual transfer of the data. Monitor the migration progress in the Migration & Transfer Manager. After the migration is complete, verify that all websites and services are functioning correctly on the new Plesk server.
Note: It's recommended to perform the migration during off-peak hours to minimize potential service disruptions for your users. Additionally, it's a good practice to backup your websites and databases before starting the migration process to ensure you have a redundant copy of your data.
What is the difference between Plesk Web Pro and Web Host Editions on Liquid Web?
Plesk Web Pro and Web Host Editions are different versions of the Plesk control panel software offered by Liquid Web.
Plesk Web Pro is designed for small businesses and individuals who need to manage a single website or a limited number of websites. It includes essential features such as website and domain management, email accounts, security measures, and WordPress toolkit.
On the other hand, Plesk Web Host Edition is targeted towards web hosting companies and agencies that need to manage multiple websites and clients. It offers advanced features such as reseller management, customer and subscription management, server control and management, and more extensive security and backup options.
In summary, Plesk Web Pro is suitable for individual website owners or small businesses, while Plesk Web Host Edition is more comprehensive and tailored for web hosting companies and agencies that manage multiple websites and clients.
How to install Plesk on Liquid Web?
To install Plesk on Liquid Web, you can follow these steps:
- Log in to your Liquid Web control panel (https://manage.liquidweb.com).
- Select the server where you want to install Plesk.
- Click on the "Add-ons" tab and select "Install Plesk" from the dropdown menu.
- On the Plesk installation page, select the Plesk edition and version you want to install. You can choose between the Web Admin, Web Pro, or Web Host edition and select the desired version.
- Review the terms and conditions and agree to them.
- Click on the "Install Plesk" button to start the installation process.
- Wait for the installation to complete. This may take a while depending on your server's resources and network speed.
- Once the installation is finished, you will receive an email with the login credentials for your Plesk control panel.
- Access your Plesk panel by navigating to the server's IP address or hostname in your browser, followed by ":8443". For example, if your server's IP address is 123.456.789.10, you would access Plesk by entering "https://123.456.789.10:8443" in your browser's address bar.
- Use the login credentials provided in the email to log in to your Plesk control panel.
- You can now start managing your websites and services through Plesk.
Note: If you encounter any issues during the installation process or have specific configuration requirements, it is recommended to contact Liquid Web's support team for assistance.
What is Plesk?
Plesk is a web hosting control panel software that provides a user-friendly interface for managing websites, domains, databases, email accounts, and more on a server. It enables administrators and website owners to easily manage and configure their hosting environment, including managing files, installing applications like WordPress, setting up email accounts, and managing security features. Plesk supports both Windows and Linux servers and is widely used by web hosting companies and website owners to simplify the management of their hosting environment.