Plesk for Windows Plesk for Linux kb: how-to ABT: Group B
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How to change a domain name in Plesk?
Renaming a domain via Plesk
Go to Domains > example.com > Hosting Settings.
In the Domain name field, change the domain name.
Apply the changes.
Note: If this is the main domain, subscription name will be also changed.
Renaming a domain via a command-line interface
Connect to a Plesk server via SSH (Linux) / RDP (Windows Server).
Use the 'plesk bin site' utility to rename a domain. In the example below, we are renaming example.com to example.net:
Note: On Windows Server, start a command prompt as an Administrator.
# plesk bin site --update example.com -new_name example.net
[2021-04-12 03:51:21.169] ERR [util_exec] proc_close() failed ['/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/usermng' '--mod-user' '--old-user=bludau-media' '--new-user=bludau-media' '--homedir=/var/www/vhosts/bludau.io'] with exit code 
An error occurred during domain update: Unable to rename the domain:
exit status 1
processes aren't stoped for this domain.
suspend all services under the service manager than it works.
now i've problems with domain ending .io it needs IPv6 Support...
I had the problem that the command does not work.
The reason was that the domain rename tool of Plesk tries to move files of AWStats - regardless if it's installed or not.
In my example it was not installed.
After installing AWStats with the the Plesk Updater tool the command worked fine.
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