- Plesk for Linux
Unable to use Plesk installer web interface without having root password on Amazon AWS instance:
Amazon AWS instances use
command for obtaining administrator's privileges and do not set a password for root by default.
It is required to set a password for a root user in order to use Plesk installer web interface:
- Login to Amazon server using SSH Key Pair
- Obtain root privileges:
# ubuntu@ip-amazon-plesk:~$ sudo -i
Change root password with the command:
# root@ip-amazon-plesk:/home/ubuntu# passwd root
Login to Plesk installer web interface installer by opening Home > Tools & Settings > Updates & Upgrades . Input newly updated password and follow the appearing instructions to install required components.