Error while installing Plesk: The directory in the temporary folder could not be created

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2017-06-07 07:41:31 UTC

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2017-08-16 17:31:17 UTC

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Error while installing Plesk: The directory in the temporary folder could not be created

Applicable to:

  • Plesk for Windows

Symptoms

The following error occurs on attempt to install Plesk on a Windows server:

An error occurred. The directory in the temporary folder C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp\2\ could not be created. 
Ensure that the path to the temporary folder exists and that you have Read/Write permissions on the folder.

Cause

Insufficient permissions because installation was started without administrators privileges.

Resolution

Please try to start installation with right click and then select "Run as administrator" option.
Another option is, according to this article , to download plesk-installer.exe , copy it to C:\ and start it from the command line with the following command:

C:\plesk-installer.exe --all-versions --console

Note that PowerShell should be also started with administrators privileges.

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