To enable basic hosting services and functions on a Plesk-managed
server, the Plesk distribution package includes several third-party
software applications that are installed along with Plesk. These
applications are responsible for providing various hosting services such
as DNS, email, FTP, and others.
All software components shipped with Plesk can be installed and updated
by means of Plesk Installer. These components are listed in the Release
You can also install and manage through Plesk many other third-party
applications that are not included in the Plesk distribution package.
For the complete list of third-party applications currently supported by
Plesk, refer to the Release
This chapter provides detailed descriptions of different external
components used for providing hosting services on a Plesk server.