How to install Plesk on Digital Ocean cloud infrastructure instance?

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2016-11-16 12:59:24 UTC

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How to install Plesk on Digital Ocean cloud infrastructure instance?

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux

Symptoms

How to install Plesk on Digital Ocean cloud infrastructure instance?

Steps to Deploy

  1. Review Software Requirements for Plesk to find what Linux distributions are supported by Plesk.

  2. Log into Digital Ocean account and create droplet with supported OS on board as follows:

    • Start with creation of a droplet:

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    • Choose supported OS from available ones:

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    • Choose data center region:

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    • Specify hostname and finalize creation of a droplet:

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    • And wait until it will be created:

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  3. Once droplet is deployed log into the instance via SSH under root account:

    # ssh root@10.20.30.40
    The authenticity of host '10.20.30.40 (10.20.30.40)' can't be established.
    RSA key fingerprint is 9a:ca:bc:1e:ad:07:a4:2f:70:51:33:c3:44:12:95:a1.
    Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
    Warning: Permanently added '10.20.30.40' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
    root@10.20.30.40's password:
    [root@centos6 ~]#
  4. Install Plesk using One-Click installer or run through Plesk Installation and Upgrade Wizard to deploy custom installation:

One-Click installer

    [root@centos6 ~]# sh <(curl https://autoinstall.plesk.com/one-click-installer || wget -O - https://autoinstall.plesk.com/one-click-installer)

Custom installation through Plesk Installation and Upgrade Wizard

    [root@centos6 ~]# wget https://autoinstall.plesk.com/plesk-installer
[root@centos6 ~]# chmod +x plesk-installer
[root@centos6 ~]# ./plesk-installer
  1. Find password for admin Plesk user which is randomly generated during installation with command below:

    [root@centos6 ~]# plesk bin admin --show-password
  2. Log into Plesk with URL https://10.20.30.40:8443 and complete installation.

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