Adding a new domain name gives an error: vhostmng failed: Access is denied

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2016-11-16 13:21:05 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-16 17:06:37 UTC

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Adding a new domain name gives an error: vhostmng failed: Access is denied

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.0 for Windows

Symptoms

Cannot create a new subdomain with the following error:

Error: vhostmng failed: Access is denied. (Error code 5) at copy file C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Parallels\\Plesk\\PrivateTemp\   mp1E32.tmp to D:\\Inetpub\\vhosts\\example.com\\.plesk\\.Security
(Error code 1)

Cause

.Security file is corrupted.

Resolution

  1. Rename %vhosts_root%\\example.com\\.plesk\\.Security .

  2. Execute the following command in the command promt to reconfigure website to generate a new .Security file.:

    "%plesk_cli%\\repair.exe" --reconfigure-web-site  -web-site-name  example.com
  3. Repair webspace security:

    "%plesk_cli%\\repair.exe" --repair-webspace-security -webspace-name example.com
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