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Plesk file permissions - Apache/PHP conflicting with user accounts

I'm building a Drupal site which performs various automatic disk operations using the apache user (id=40). The problem is that the site was set up on a subdomain belonging to user ID 10001 (ie my ...
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Avoiding email loss when the name server changes

Currently the old web hosting (plesk) hosts the domain, website and email service for my employer. To use the email service, some of the employees use outlook (use POP to download email), some of ...
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Can I use my existing SSL certificates on a new server with Plesk?

We are migrating to a Virtual Private Server running on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and with a Plesk configuration panel. We have some valid SSL certificates on the old server, which I would like to use on the ...
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Nameserver changes don't seem to be propagating

So I just changed webservers and I went to change my nameservers for the affected domains. I duplicated all of the DNS records on the new server, so that the transition would be easier, and then ...
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Using subdomain to setup domain

I am trying to migrate a site to a new server (centOS5 and plesk 9.2.1) I would like to get the site running on a subdomain before pointing the root domain to the new server. In plesk I created ...
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Swap 99% but regular memory fine

I have a 1GB VPS server. I setup 1GB of swap ram too a few weeks ago and quite often it's hitting 99% whilst the regular memory is usually 40% - 60%. Most of my sites on the server run fine and fast. ...
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Plesk is delivering incorrect SSL certificate when accessed through OpenSSL cli, but correct in browser

I have a Plesk setup with several sites. When accessed in the browser, Plesk serves the proper SSl cert just fine. But then when I go to access it through openssl using openssl s_client -connect ...
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Install watchdog and firewall on Plesk 11.5

As far as I know Plesk arrives with Firewall and Watchdog out of the box, but now I'm working on a new server with Plesk 11.5.30 and I the Extensions Management page is empty. How can I install the ...
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Postfix email delivery problems - yahoodns

Looking for a little advice. We seem to be blocked by yahoo but I can't find anywhere online that provides a method to requesting unblocking. I should stress that port 25 is open (other emails are ...
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Update from PHP 5.3 to 5.4 on CentOS 6.3 while keeping Plesk

I need to update the servers PHP version, but when I try to remove the old php to install the new PHP 5.4 via yum it wants to remove the whole plesk suite which I want to keep. I followed this guide ...
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Plesk Postfix SMTP 550 5.7.1 “Command rejected” for one external sender

My server is rejecting emails from one external sender. I suspect this might be misconfiguration on the sending server, but I'm not sure from these error messages. The non-delivery report message the ...
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bind9 issue on Plesk 11

I am having a problem with installing bind9 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have installed a Plesk 11 server but DNS service is not running. root@cp11:~# apt-get install bind Reading package lists... Done ...
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PHP versions warning on Plesk 11.0.9 upgrade on CentOS server

I have a server turning on Plesk 10.4.4 and I want to upgrade it to 11.0.9. When I use the online upgrade tool, I have this warning: Parallels Panel pre-upgrade check... WARNING: You have a ...
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qmail, recover email from the mess folder

The server has Plesk 10 installed. It uses qmail as the email service. After a migration from Linux based system to Windows based system, qmail is broken. It can send email fine but can't receive any ...
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Does Plesk 9 (CentOS) do a MySQL database dump of all databases each day?

Anybody know? At the moment I've been looking into setting up something running via CRON to do this but if Plesk already does it 'behind the scenes' then I don't want to add unnecessary tasks to the ...
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Getting Plesk Panel to recognise a domain

I have pointed a domain to my plesk panel, however now when I go to my domain it shows the "Web Server's Default Page" My domain is hosted with company a, at company a's admin panel I have setup an A ...
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Create a duplicate of my server

I have a VPS running Debian with Plesk which I use to host some of mine and client's websites. I'd like to know what's the best way to create a backup of the server so if anything happens to the main ...
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Disable access logging for domains. (Using CentOS & Apache)

I am trying to disable access logging for domains on my dedicated server for over 10 HOURS. I read over 70 pages while I'm searching. I asked on Parallel's forum, I asked stackoverflow in another ...
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Apache 403'ing on symlinks created by root but not symlinks created by normal user

Like the title said, for some reason I am getting a 403 when apache tries to follow a symlink created by the root user. For example: This works lrwxrwxrwx 1 repxadmin psacln 15 Jan 25 02:09 ...
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Set php environment variable for cron via Plesk admin interface

Within our application we make use of a environment variable named SERVER_ENV that is used to set whether we are in a production or development environment. This is set through the httpd.conf file ...
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How to change the Plesk default theme?

We use Plesk 10.4 for our shared hosting server. How can I change the Plesk theme ? branding_theme: command not found Found here: ...
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SSL Server IP/port conflict

I'm getting the following error out our httpd error_log. How do I go about solving the conflict? [Mon Oct 03 09:28:46 2011] [warn] Init: SSL server IP/port conflict: atmail.webmail:443 ...
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How do I remove an A record with the Plesk command line utility?

I'm trying the following /usr/local/psa/bin/dns -d domain.tld -a sub.domain.tld -ip 127.0.0.1 Getting the error: Unable del record in DNS server: unable find DNS record But in the zone file I ...
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Plesk + Apache + PHP (FastCGI): Constant session permissions problems, conflicts between HTTP / HTTPS

I've just moved a collection of sites over to a brand-new server, running Apache 2.2.3, PHP 5.3, and Plesk 10.1.1. I am having problems with file permissions on PHP sessions, which are being stored in ...
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Using Plesk for webhosting on Ubuntu - Security risk or reasonably safe?

Sorry for this newb-question I'm pretty clueless about Plesk, only have limited debian (without Plesk) experience. If the question is too dumb just telling me how to ask a smarter one or what kind of ...
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How to make Plesk NOT block the browser password auto-complete feature?

All versions of the Plesk control panel software always had this "feature" where they disable the browser password auto-complete feature. Sure, they argue it's a security measure, but it's really not. ...
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Can't get port based virtual hosts working in Apache2.2 CentOS 5.2, Plesk 8.6

I have installed Google Sitemap Generator on my CentOS server, which is running plesk 8.6. Google Sitemap Generator adds an include to an external conf in my httpd.conf as follows: Listen 8181 ...
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How can i change the SSH port used on Plesk 9 for Migration Manager?

My hosting company have a non standard SSH port configured on my current server, i am now looking to migrate to a new server and want to use the Plesk Migration Manager, however it seems that you ...
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How do I upgrade PHP on a Plesk system?

We are running a few servers with Plesk 9.2. PHP is tightly integrated with Plesk, so I'm wary of updating it independently of Plesk. The problem is that 9.2 ships with PHP 5.1, and I need 5.2. ...
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Where does Plesk 9.2.2 for Linux store its DNS Zone files?

Where does Plesk 9.2.2 for Linux store the zone files for domains configured with DNS servers?
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qmail-smtpd TCP file in CentOS with “Parallels Plesk”

Related to this questions answer: I have found the /var/qmail/users/cdb file on my installation, but can't find the qmail-smtpd/tcp file or the tcprules command to create or modify the cdb. I was ...
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Plesk 11 - Custom Error Documents, URL fails with “Wrong URL format”

I am setting up a new Plesk account and want to add a custom error document, 404, specifying a URL to a PHP file. In another account, which uses an earlier version of Plesk (v10, if not mistaken), ...
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Plesk, re-install “Parallels Premium Outgoing Antispam”

It's quite strange. Plesk autoinstall offers to install components but uninstall or re-install is not possible. Right now i have problem starting "Parallels Premium Outgoing Antispam" which is ...
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My Plesk domain is pointing to the wrong IP address

I changed the IP Address of a domain hosted on a Plesk server and, after a couple of hours, everything seemed to point to the right place and the site was loading fine. When I woke up this morning, ...
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Plesk 9.5 access logs on Winows server

How can I see the access logs of a Plesk server on Windows. I have 3 domains that have malware and I want to see if this was an FTP or control panel password exploit.
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Plesk Updates Overwriting my PHP.ini

This may be more relevant on stackoverflow, if so please migrate it :-) I have had to disable automatic updates in Plesk on my Windows server as everytime an update is installed, my php.ini ...
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Plesk 10 Postfix with multiple IP adresses and SSL certificates

We are currently running a root server with Debian 6 and Plesk 10.4.4. We have some virtual hosts using one IP adress (shared) - e.g. example1.com - and another virtual host using a dedicated IP ...
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Subdomain vhost.conf on Plesk 11

I'm using Plesk 11.0.9 - centOS and I'd like to change the vhost.conf file for a subdomain, but the path I'm using seem to be wrong : /var/www/vhosts/sub.domain.lu/conf/vhost.conf Is it the right ...
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Stop Postfix/Qmail from using local handler in CentOS/PLESK

Addresses with the same domain as my vhost are causing Postfix and QMail to revert to a local network instead of just outright sending the mail. I thought I had this problem fixed with the Luke ...
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cannot make custom changes to plesk httpd.conf

I need to add some configuration parameters in the plesk server httpd.conf. but everytime i make canges, and make some changes in plesk , then those changes in httpd.conf are lost. is there any way i ...
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Plesk: Enable mail.domain.tld as Incoming/Outgoing Mail-Server

I'm not quite sure, if it is possible to change the default mail-server aliases for Incoming/Outgoing mail on Plesk 10.4 ? By default, Plesk Panel uses imap.domain.tld / pop.domain.tld and ...
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Setting up SVN with Plesk

I'm setting up a new dev webserver that is on Cent OS 6 with Plesk 10.4. I've had a look around and can't find anything about an SVN module for Plesk so am thinking of just installing SVN and manually ...
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Plesk Qmail Queue Exploding From Possible Webform Attack

The qmail queue on my server (running Plesk on CentOS 5.2) balloons up to 120,000+ messages in the queue overnight. The messages in the queue are obviously spam. I've cleared them out over the last ...
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syntax error near unexpected token `<'

I have set the php file in cron job on the parallel plesk 10.4.4 server.In notification email it is showing the errors. syntax error near unexpected token `<' syntax error near ...
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Provide access only to PhpMyAdmin

I have a website on a dedicated server with full access. I need to provide access to PhpMyAdmin to a person. Is it possible to give access only to PhpMyAdmin and not to Plesk? Linux CentOS Plesk ...
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Add FTP account

I have SSH access in CentOS server. I have also Plesk 9.2 I want to create a new folder e.g. mytest into my httpdocs and then to add a new FTP user in order to have access only to this folder, I want ...
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How do you install Dropbox on CentOS with Plesk?

I presume that (a) it's possible and (b) it's been done before, but I can't seem to quite get it right. I followed the Install Dropbox via command line instructions at ...
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Updated PHP from 5.1 to 5.3.9 and accidentally uninstalled Plesk (Linux)

I was updating PHP and when attempting to install 5.3.9, I got conflicts with 5.1 so I (rather stupidly) ran yum remove php php-* and I think that this removed the plesk plugin and I am able to access ...
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Access is denied while processing web.config with Sql Server Compact

I just deployed an ASP.NET MVC3 site to a new hoster. It is using the Plesk Control panel. The site is using Sql Server Compact 4.0 and EricEJ's Sql Server Compact Membership and Role provider. When ...
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Provide access through single IP

I've assigned a dedicated IP on my server to one of my customer via Plesk. But when he accesses any external content the IP reflected there as Host IP is the primary one of my server and not the ...