Plesk for Linux kb: technical ABT: Group A
- Plesk for Linux
Unable to access Plesk Installer web interface without having the root password on Amazon EC2 or Google Cloud instance:
Due to security restrictions on Amazon EC2 or Google Cloud instances, the command
sudo is used for obtaining root privileges.
The password for the user
root is not set by default.
Connect to the server using SSH key (see also the corresponding articles from AWS and Google Cloud: 1, 2).
Obtain root privileges:
MYSQL_LIN: firstname.lastname@example.org:~$ sudo -i
Change root password:
MYSQL_LIN: email@example.com:/home/ubuntu# passwd root
Access Plesk Installer in Tools & Settings > Updates & Upgrades.
Input the newly updated password for the user
rootand follow the appearing instructions to use Plesk Installer functionality.
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