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 SSH?



If you new to Linux and Plesk, I would rather not recommend you installing Plesk by yum. Plesk autoinstaller does several extra configuration steps which yum will not perform, so even if installed, you won't be able to access Plesk until you do all these configurations.

I can suggest two options

  1. Download Plesk autoinstaller, run it in SSH and do installation through it. It has sufficiently simple interactive interface. Unfortunately it may not work if you already have the product half-installed by yum manually.

  2. if #1 won't help, run so called bootstrapper which does a lot of essential configuration for Plesk. i.e. if you are on the latest Plesk it will be something like

    /usr/local/psa/bootstrapper/pp10.13.4-bootstrapper/bootstrapper.sh repair If you don't have this file, run whatever the latest one you have in /usr/local/psa/bootstrapper/ folder

Hope something of that can repair your installation.


Sure, I mean you can do almost anything via SSH. For your needs, just do

ssh <user>@<something> "yum install plesk -y"

Although I think it would ultimately be better to shell into the OS and do the Yum install.

  • Hi, Thanks for your help... I'm new to Linux I'm afraid!
    – user112705
    Mar 2 '12 at 22:27
  • This is what I get... I presume I need to direct it to the Plesk repository?
    – user112705
    Mar 2 '12 at 22:28
  • [root@ntdd3027-g14ec ~]# yum install plesk -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: mirror01.th.ifl.net * extras: mirror01.th.ifl.net * updates: mirror01.th.ifl.net Excluding Packages in global exclude list Finished Setting up Install Process No package plesk available. Nothing to do
    – user112705
    Mar 2 '12 at 22:28
  • Oh, looks like you have the the Atomicorp repo, but it might not be enabled. Append a --enablerepo=atomic to the yum install and that should fix it
    – qweet
    Mar 2 '12 at 22:30
  • That didn't work so I tried 'yum -y install psa psa-autoinstaller' and got this below - does that mean that Plesk is still installed? Yet if I navigate to where the login should be at I just get a 404 error? Is there anyway of checking through SSH that Plesk is installed and actually running? Thanks!
    – user112705
    Mar 2 '12 at 22:56

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