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Plesk Reconfigurator Repairs permissions successfully then fails

I get this when running Plesk Reconfigurator version(8.2). It seems like problems are found, and fixed. BUT then the same problem is found again. Any idea what to believe? Warning: Plesk ...
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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 adding logs folder as part of virtual host skeleton

Is there a way of adding a logs folder as part of default Plesk skeleton? I would like to include error logging into a file in the vhost directory as a part of vhost.conf in /var/www/vhosts/.skel/0 ...
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Plesk httpdocs permission in skeleton

I would like my plesk skeleton httpdocs to have a drwxr-xr-x permission. Plesk creates users for each domain we create, but the only users that need access to the domain, are the developers who update ...
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How to know which site/script is taking all CPU and RAM in Plesk/apache

I have more than 100+ domains on a CentOS Plesk server. Suddenly the load on the server goes very high and eats up all resources. eating up all RAM, all CPU , due to which i cannot even login to ...
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Unable to upgrade proftpd on plesk 9.5.4 with atomic rocket turtle repos

I've been trying to crack this one for a while now. I'm running Plesk 9.5.4, and have tried to upgrade and reinstall proftpd from ART packages. Here's what I'm getting from the following commands: # ...
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Domain pointing to wrong subscription in Plesk 10

I recently moved a domain name in the Plesk 10 control panel from one subscription to another. DNS is managed by another server so there is no change in DNS at all. The IP address is shared and ...
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Extracting httpdocs from Plesk Panel 9.5.4 Webserver backup file

Good day, I am having problems manually extracting domains from Plesk 9.5 backup that was FTPed onto my back up server. I have followed the article http://kb.parallels.com/en/1757 using method 2. The ...
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How can I get a notification from my server if the mail queue stops

I am using QMail with Plesk 10 on an Apache server. Occasionally the mail queue stops processing emails - this most recently happenend when an email account got hacked and started sending hundreds of ...
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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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Change qMail IP Address

How can I change qMail's ip address? I have 4 IP addresses on my server. 1.1.1.1 is blacklisted and i want using 1.1.1.2 for outgoing mails. Thanks.
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Websites on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS with Plesk are infected with viruses

I am running Plesk 9.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and have about 15 websites infected with some malicious code appended to the end of java files. I have installed Clamav and it has managed to pickup the ...
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CNAME to wildcard subdomain only getting default server page

We're having problem with a server config, and I hope I can get some help with this as its driving us mad! Basically, we have an app set up at domain.com, and wildcard subdomains set up on the same ...
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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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An ASP.NET setting has been detected that does not apply in Integrated managed pipeline mode

I have a plesk 10.2 shared hosting running IIS 7. Trying to run .Net 4.0 website. It gives following error : HTTP Error 500.23 - Internal Server Error An ASP.NET setting has been detected that does ...
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Trouble with Wildcard Subdomain and private nameservers on Plesk 10

So Im currently with Media Temple on a DV server and we're running Plesk 10. We've been trying to set the domain up by this article Media Temple have : ...
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Multiple git repos in plesk virtual hosts

Each plesk vhost only has one user access that httpdocs directory. I want to manage a whole bunch of separate virtual hosts using Git. Does this mean installing a separate Git repository with a ...
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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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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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Is there a way to manually run a cron task in Plesk, similar to Webmin?

In Webmin 1.58 if I go to System > Scheduled Cron Jobs and click into a job, there's a button at the bottom of the page to 'Run Now' which I find very useful. I can't find a counterpart to that in ...
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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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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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Linux server: Losing SSH and SFTP/FTP access

We are having an issue with our Linux server recently that is causing us to lose SSH, SFTP and FTP access. Despite this, the server stays online and the 'front end' works fine. The error that SFTP ...
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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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lenny/plesk, useradd no restriction for homedir, and not able to login with shell /bin/false

I'm running debian lenny - plesk. I want to create a new ftp user, so I run useradd -d /var/www/vhosts/somedomain.com/httpdocs/somedir johnny everything okay, johnny can now login, but he is able ...
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Set mysql user rights with plesk

With Plesk (v. 10.2.0) I can create multiple user accounts for a MySQL database. I however seem not to find a way to restrict one of the user accounts to read only access. The created users do not ...
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Configure Plesk's mailserver to send mails only

I'm a bit dumbfounded by how to configure the plesk mailserver. I've read it uses qmail, but running qmail in the console gives me a command not found. sendmail on the other hand does seem to react, ...
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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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mod_wsgi on Plesk server

I've installed mod_wsgi on my Plesk server, but I can't get it to behave the way I'd like. If I add WSGIScriptAlias /python /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs/python/test.wsgi To my config file, ...
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How to schedule a backup in Plesk for Database and configuration?

I like to make a scheduled backup in plesk 10.4. My target is to Take the backup of Database and configuration and put in the FTP location. I dont see any option in backup manager in plesk. Any ...
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Tomcat Solr times out

(Plesk 10.4 centos 5.8 linux apache2 server, with Tomcat5 on port 8080 and Apache Solr) I get "The connection has timed out" on requesting domain.com:8080 or www.domain.com:8080 or ip.ad.dr.ess:8080 ...
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After Changing Permisions, Plesk,Root,Mysql is Down

i have connected on Root with SSH Access. Becouse i transfer the files with root, all files was root own. I need it to be on other user, so i was connected on as my current folder: ...
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Plesk CP with a linux cluster

I've managed to start a project where i should be implementing a linux cluster mainly for webhosting. I need to run plesk on top of that cluster in order to provide cps to customers but there seems to ...
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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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Redirecting a subdomain to subdomain/folder

I have linux server with plesk panel. I am running sourceforge VM in NAT mode with static ip 172.16.63.XX. In my host i have configured subdomain's (vhost.conf) with proxypass to connect with VM ...
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plesk: how to configure reverse proxy rules properly?

[edit]: FWI, thanks to Vadym's comment below, I discovered that I had overlooked to enable mod_proxy_http on my Plesk server. Loading this module (alongside mod_proxy) fixed the original error. I'm ...
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Plesk Postfix Mail Server 9.5.4 very heavy load, 1000s of processes

Our Plesk Linux Ubuntu 64-bit mail server has extremely high load and we don't know how to isolate it. The load was okay will two weeks ago but in the last two weeks it's seriously deteriorated. The ...
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Plesk: Spamassassin ignores emails to redirected accounts

When I set up email redirects within Plesk 9.5, Spamassassin ignores all emails sent to the redirected address and only scans emails that are sent directly to the address which has a mailbox. Steps ...
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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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Parallels Plesk not enough memory

Parallels Plesk shows: ERROR: PleskFatalException Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Can't create a new thread (errno 12); if you are not out of ...
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Add e-mail to domain alias

We are setting up a wordpress multi-site that allows 2 or more websites to operate from a single WP install. The way this usually works is you add the address of the 2nd website as a domain alias of ...
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mail server: retry timeout issues to and from specific domain

we have a dv server with mediatmeple, running apache 2.2, and plesk panel 10.3. for some reason, when sending mail from our domain to theirs, or when they send email to ours, the messages bounce back ...
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How to install Tomcat on Plesk 10.4

I have Plesk version 10.4. I installed Java Servlet Support. I dont know how to install tomcat using Plesk I am having CentOS 5. Please guide me..
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plesk crashed while updating

I have a problem with my server, I would be really happy if you can help me. On a DDS (Cent Os 5.5, PHP 5.3.3, Apache 2.0), I tried to upgrade the plesk 10.3 to 10.4 via SSH, but it crashed , and now ...
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List all active email accounts on Debian Sarge and migrate to another server

I had a Debian Sarge server running Plesk 8.1 and moved to a CentOS server running cPanel. I do not remember how many email accounts were there. Using the terminal, how can I see how many active email ...
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Reinstalling Plesk via SSH

I deleted PHP via SSH using yum as an update would not work, but it seems to have also removed Plesk - I presume because it is dependent upon PHP? Is it possible to restore or reinstall Plesk via ...
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SQL injection security vulnerability in Plesk control pannel

I have plesk 10.3.1 and I received following email from the Plesk admin Parallels, the manufacturer and distributor of the Plesk Control Panel, has identified a SQL injection security ...
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determining disk space usage on plesk domain

I have an unix webserver runing Plesk control panel with several domains configured. Plesk is reporting that one of the domains is using 1129 mb of disk space, however, I can't seem to find what ...
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How to add iptables ip blocklists to Plesk 10.4.4 (CentOS)?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to add IP blocklists to my Plesk 10.4.4 server (CentOS). It's a simple Virtual Server I recently acquired through my hosting company. I've used .htaccess files ...
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apache to nginx?

I need to be able to use .htaccess, PHP 5, MySQL 5 on new configuration. While I was looking for a way to increase server performance, someone suggests me to change my current system, Apache + Plesk, ...