How to install Plesk on Windows server 2012

By | August 6, 2017
  1. Login to the server with administrator user.


  1. Download the Plesk installer for windows from the following link


3.  Double click on the Plesk installer.exe file.

4. You will receive a warning box, click on RUN.

5. The next screen will be the browser based Plesk login window.           Login with your administrator password of your server.

6. On the next screen click on “install or upgrade product”.

7. On the next screen select Plesk with its latest stable version,               Installation type should be Full, select “Preview components                selection” and then click on continue.

8.  Now, on the next screen select the components that you                       want to install and click on Continue.

9.  On the next screen, leave the other fields as is as they are          taken by default by the Plesk installer. Provide the administrator   password that you want to set for Plesk. Click on continue.

10. The Plesk installation will be started now.

11. The next screen will be informing you that the operations                   with products and components are installed successfully.                     Click on OK.

12. Once the installation is done, you will see the screen below.                 On the same screen, you can at the time and the other Plesk                 components.

13. Login to the Plesk control panel with the password that we                  set while installing via the URL https://yourserverip:8443.

14. Check the box I agree to the terms of this license agreement.               and click on Accept to proceed.

15.  On the next screen specify the hostname of your server. For              example: “”. You will also need to              select your server dedicated IP address/s. It is also suggested              that you change the password to strong, secure password if                  you haven’t done so already.

16. On the next screen, select the radio button to describe for                     what purpose you are using Plesk.

17.  Scroll down a bit and you will need to select any of the                          following radio button options and click OK.


  1. Power User view – This view is an administrator view to manage their websites, email accounts etc. (It cannot be used if customers or resellers have existed in Panel.)


2. Service Provider view – This is view is the actual end user view           and can  be used by administrators, resellers and hosting                     clients. This view  also includes integrated billing system for               invoicing etc.

18.On the next screen provide all the requested information.

19. The next screen will be asking for the license. If you have the                license key you can install it or can enjoy 14 days trial                           license period and you are done.

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