- Plesk 12.5 for Windows
- The following error occurs on attempt to log into Plesk:
CONFIG_TEXT: [ERROR]Unable to connect to database. System message: SQLSTATE[HY000]  No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.
PleskSQLServerservice is missing from Windows Services list.
- Cannot start PleskSQLServer service using Plesk Services Monitor:
CONFIG_TEXT: The process terminated unexpectedly. (Error code 1067) at Start service PleskSQLServer at (service:startStopService line 994)
PleskSQLServer service is missing from Windows Services.
It is required to register the service back. For that:
- Log into the server via RDP.
- Run Windows command line and register the service using the command below:
C:\> sc create PleskSQLServer binPath= "\"C:\Program Files (x86)\Plesk\MySQL\bin\mysqld.exe\" \"--defaults-file=C:\Program Files (x86)\Plesk\MySQL\my.ini\" PleskSQLServer"