If you have one or few servers to which you wish to install Plesk, you should follow the instructions provided below in this section. If you need to install Plesk on numerous servers, please refer to the chapter Installing Plesk on Numerous Servers.
If you have not partitioned your hard drive yet, see the article at http://kb.swsoft.com/article_17_819_en.html on partitioning tips.
Prior to installing Plesk, users of FreeBSD operating systems should add the 'KERNEL_SECURE_LEVEL="no"' entry to the
/etc/rc.conf file on their server file systems.
To install Plesk software on a server:
# cd /root/plesk
# chmod +x plesk_auto_installer_file_name
You can choose to install from a local medium, the official Plesk update server, or another site. By default, the official Plesk update server is selected. If you wish to retrieve installation files from a local medium or network storage:
By default, all packages are selected, including Plesk modules. The selected packages are marked with [*] symbols. The packages that are already installed and do not require updating are marked with [=] symbols. To select or deselect a package, type the respective number and press ENTER.
Once the installation is completed, a trial license key is installed for evaluation purposes. See the chapter Installing License Keys to learn how to obtain and install a new fully functional license key for your Plesk.
Plesk enables PHP safe mode during installation (adds the directive 'safe_mode=On' to
php.ini configuration file). However, you can disable the safe mode for individual domains if required. To do this through the Plesk control panel: