Installing Plesk on Ubuntu 14.04
This is a quick guide for installing Plesk onto a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 droplet. This is done on a completely blank droplet straight after it’s creation.
Firstly, we need to make sure wget is installed. Run the following:
apt-get install wget
Next we download the Plesk installer with the following command:
Then run it:
Press enter to use the defaults for the first 3 options, and then it will begin downloading files.
Press enter to use 2 more defaults and it will download more files.
Next it will ask which components to install, we can use the defaults here too so press Enter.
After running through the installation, you should now be able to access Plesk on https://<ip address>:8443
If you get a hostname error…
Open up /etc/hostname and enter the website domain you are setting the server up for
Change the hostname of the system by running:
Then open up /etc/hosts and add the following line:
ip.ip.ip.ip domain.tld domain
What’s the admin password?
Run the following command to find out the admin password: