- Plesk for Linux
Does Plesk support CentOS 8/RHEL 8?
What are the know limitations of Plesk on CentOS 8/RHEL 8?
Support for CentOS 8/RHEL 8 is included from Plesk Obsidian 18.0.25 release.
Currently, it has the following limitations:
No live/in-place upgrade from CentOS/RHEL 7 to CentOS/RHEL8 available. Plesk R&D are investigating this feature to support it in future releases.
Plesk was not tested on the CentOS Stream - a rolling preview release of CentOS. Therefore, it is not recommended to install Plesk on CentOS Stream.
Legacy components, such as mod_bw, mod_perl and mod_python, are not available for installation. These components are deprecated.
Webalizer is not available from OS vendor repositories or EPEL for CentOS 8/RHEL 8, and thus not available for installation. Consider to use AWstats instead.
Time synchronization via Tools & Settings > System Time it is no longer possible due to significant changes in time synchronization mechanisms in CentOS 8/RHEL 8. It is known issue with ID PPP-44647. As workaround it is possible to configure their preferred time servers in
Atomic have not yet released their ModSecurity rules compatible with CentOS 8/RHEL 8, since it is not available for selection at Tools & Settings > Web Application Firewall > Settings. Therefore, the following ModSecurity rulesets are available: OWASP and Comodo
Atomicorp added CentOS 8 support to AUM, so we can proceed with implementing this feature.
Preliminary, it's scheduled for Obsidian 18.0.31 (planned to the last week of October), see the references:
The following errors during fail2ban service start:
CONFIG_TEXT: SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/python2.7 from write access on the directory client. For complete SELinux messages run: sealert -l ff30765b-d41a-406a-be9f-c2c863fb1dc5
Some third-party extensions might be incompatible with CentOS 8/RHEL 8 if they require installation of system packages. In such cases, report the problem to the extension vendor via their support channel.
PHP 7.0 and earlier versions are not available for installation, because CentOS 8 system libraries are not compatible with them.
- Due to the bug PPPM-12247, Watchdog cannot be installed on VZ containers. This bug will be fixed in Plesk Obsidian 18.0.29.