- Plesk 12.5 for Linux
- Plesk Onyx for Linux
Unable to change document root for a website:
PLESK_INFO: It is impossible to change document root because there are web applications installed on this website.
Also the following error occurs in
CONFIG_TEXT: Unable to change the document root directory because there are web applications installed on the website.
This is an expected behavior as an application is using httpdocs directory to store it's own files. So if you modify document root for a website, it will stop working. Plesk prevent such issues by restricting removing or changing default folder for a domain.
In order to change the document root, the problematic application should be uninstalled.
Warning: as it may cause data loss, perform this on your own risk:
Open Subscriptions > example.com > Applications tab:
Select the application and remove it, e.g. Joomla: