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I am currently running Plesk 10.3 on CentOS 6.

After installing suPHP and doing the chmod +X command on my folders, I still receive 500 Internal Server Error messages when running even a simple php info script.

After checking (what I think is the correct error log), I saw that it said that the necessary files found in var/www/html were not there.

Is var/www/html supposed to be empty? because there is nothing inside that folder.

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please post the relevant portions of your error log as an edit to your question. –  Iain Sep 5 '11 at 9:23

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Yes, /var/www/html is supposed to be empty when using Plesk. Plesk doesn't use standard file locations for anything. It maintains an entirely separate configuration and data tree somewhere under /usr/local.

My experience is that Plesk is fine as long as you do everything through the web interface. As soon as you start wanting to modify configuration files and such, you need to switch away from it, preferably to a raw, unmanaged VPS. Don't try to have your cake and eat it, too.

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