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Plesk Features
Domain

Add domains and subdomains and move them between subscriptions. Configure DNS and DNSSEC. Secure all your domains with the new SSL It! extension.

Email

Horde & RoundCube webmail on Plesk for Linux / Windows. Automatically set up Outlook & Thunderbird clients with mail auto-discover plus SNI support.

Database

Move databases between subscriptions and find out which database is linked to which website. Now with MariaDB as the database server for customer websites.

Files

You can become more productive than ever before with the all-improved File Manager – Now including additional mass uploading and file search abilities.

Application Catalog

Customize your personal control panel and add even more value to Plesk, using a wide variety of third-party applications in the Plesk Application Catalog.

Backup

Schedule incremental backups. Easily restore site/database changes with minimum free space using remote storage like S3, GDrive, OneDrive & more.

Extension
Catalog

Mix and match 100s of power extensions, from security to backup to developer tools. Install add-ons like SpeedKit, ImunifyAV, KernelCare or WordPress Toolkit.

Mobile Apps

Want Plesk in your pocket when you’re on the go? Manage your business and servers wherever you are with Plesk Mobile.

Website Builder

Create fully responsive websites, online stores, and blogs with your choice of sitebuilders

Multi-Language Support

With partners and customers scattered all over the world, Plesk is available in 32 languages.

Self-Repair
Tools

Self-repair functions are built into Plesk to handle technical issues without support. Keep tabs on server health with Advanced Monitoring, plus Grafana charting.

Security

Server security in the Plesk core and 3rd parties: OS, network, app, site. WebApp Firewall (ModSecurity) & Brute Force Protection (fail2ban) active out the box.

User Accounts

Create individual user accounts with their own login credentials. Define User Roles and Subscriptions for each user or user group.

User Roles 

Enable and disable functionality & icons for individual users. Give different levels of access to different users on the same Subscription level.

Subscriptions

Create a Subscription, with a defined set of resources and services associated with a Service Plan, and give users access as defined by the User Role.

Service Plans

Create a service plan (hosting or reseller) that defines the allocation of your resources, such as how much disk space, bandwidth, and other features are offered to your customer.

Mail Server
Support

By default, the Postfix mail server and Courier IMAP are installed on Plesk for Linux, and MailEnable on Plesk for Windows.

DKIM, SPF, and
DMARC Protection

Plesk supports DKIM, SPF, SRS, DMARC for validation of mail messages identity.

Supported
Operating Systems

The latest version of Plesk for Linux/Unix supports multiple platforms including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Linux and CloudLinux

Supported
Virtualization

The following virtualization platforms are supported.

Database
Management

Scan, Repair, Report, Fix supported databases.

System Resource Usage Limits

Limit the amount of system resources (CPU, RAM, Disk I/O) that can be used by a particular subscription.

PCI DSS Compliance
out of the box

Secure your server and achieve compliance with PCI DSS on a Linux server.

Task Scheduling

Configure the time and date to run specific commands or tasks.

System
Updates

Update any system packages present on the server either manually or automatically without having to open the console.

Plesk Migrator

Migrations without the need to use the command line. Supported sources: cPanel, Confixx, DirectAdmin and more.

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Ready to Code Environment

Ready to code environment with PHP, Javascript, Perl, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, .NET, and Node.js support

NGINX

Use NGINX as a reverse proxy or standalone to scale up the number of PHP processes as demand increases.

Git Integration

Easy deployment of your websites by either pushing it to a local or by pulling from a remote one Git repo.

HTTP/2 Support!

Take advantage of the speed of HTTP/2!

Ruby Support

Quickly and easily deploy Ruby apps on your domains.

Node.js support

Add Node.js applications to your websites with just a few clicks, install NPM packages, run scripts, edit the configuration files.

Docker Support

Deploy and manage Docker containers locally and remotely

DNSSEC Support

Sign and unsign domain zones according to the DNSSEC specifications

Command Line
Interface

 

Perform operations on Plesk objects from the command line.

XML API

The XML API protocol is designed to support interaction between Plesk and third-party software remotely.

SDK

Customize your Plesk environment with a software development kit (SDK).

PHP Management

Plesk provides full support for the PHP scripting language, including support for multiple PHP versions and handler types out of the box.

Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup to AWS S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

Event handlers

Configure notifications to trigger based on specific events.

Plesk
Advisor

Turn on SSL and HTTP/2 for all your websites at one click with Plesk Security Advisor.

Supported Cloud Platforms

Plesk Onyx is available on AWS (incl. AWS Lightsail), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba, Vultr

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Developer
Dashboard

Dashboard for a master view of all your WordPress and Joomla! sites.

NGINX

Enhance the performance of your WordPress sites with NGINX caching.

Server Health
Monitor

Health Monitor helps you keep your Plesk installation running smoothly by keeping track of the system resources’ usage on the server.

Reports

View reports on resource usage by your resellers, customers, and websites.

Dev Environments

Ready-to-code online development platform with a code editor and advanced site preview with support for dynamic sites.

Easy Monitoring

Parse web server logs and display relevant warnings and error messages in the Plesk interface.

WP Toolkit

Mass-manage, secure, and automate your WordPress instances, plugins and themes. Simple staging, cloning, updating, caching, backup and more.

Joomla! Toolkit

Mass-manage and one-click security for your Joomla! instances, extensions and templates.

Branding

Customizable skins are available. You can easily create your own skins, and re-brand the UI to your needs!

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What Our Customers Say

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