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|Installation, Upgrade, and Migration|
|Installation and Upgrade Guide (Updated)
This guide is intended for system administrators and other IT personnel who are going to install Panel 10 or upgrade its previous versions. The document covers installations and upgrade done with Parallels Product Installer via its web interface, or command line interface in interactive mode.
|Automating Panel Deployment (Updated)
This document is addressed to hosting service providers who aim to implement the Panel deployment, i.e., to automate its installation and upgrade using Parallels Product Installer command line interface (in unattended mode) and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers command line interface. The guide also addresses such topics as post-installation Panel configuration (VPS-optimized mode, Power user mode, initial configuration and such) and mirroring the Panel distributive packages repository.
|Migration Guide (Updated)
A guide to migrating hosting data and accounts from Plesk, Confixx, Parallels Pro Control Panel and cPanel.
|Switching to Panel 10|
|Administrator’s Guide to Switching to Panel 10 (Updated)
The guide is addressed to Plesk Panel administrators who employ Plesk 8 or Plesk 9 and wish to switch to the new Panel 10. The document describes the changes made to the business model, and provides instructions on how to move to Panel 10 via migration or upgrade, and how to transition accounts and hosting data to the new business model.
|Hosting Customer’s Guide to Switching to Panel 10
This document is intended for hosting service customers who previously used Parallels Plesk Panel version 9 and earlier. It describes the most important changes in the Panel and addresses possible issues that the users might encounter after their accounts and sites are moved to Parallels Plesk Panel 10 during the Panel upgrade.
|Control Panel User’s Guide (Updated)
This is a guide to the new Panel user interface called Control Panel, which is focused only on hosting management. This guide is addressed to anyone who is going to manage websites and mail using Parallels Plesk Panel 10: hosting services customers, resellers and server administrators.
|Administrator’s Guide (Updated)
This guide is intended for server administrators who are going to manage Parallels Plesk Panel 10.
|Administrator’s Guide to Customer and Business Manager (Updated)
This guide is intended for server administrators who are going to use Customer and Business Manager to automate ordering, billing, and provisioning of their hosting services.
This guide is intended for hosting services resellers who are going to use Parallels Plesk Panel 10 as Reseller users.
|User’s Guide to Web Presence Builder
A guide to using the brand new Web Presence Builder.
|Web Presence Builder: Customizing Website Topics (New)
This guide explains how web hosting providers can modify the list of website topics - site templates prefilled with relevant content, which hosting customers use to create sites in a few minutes.
|How to Set Up Customer Acquisition Scenario
This guide explains how to attract more customers by giving them the opportunity to create free sites in Web Presence Builder.
|Quick Start with Customer and Business Manager
This document contains introduction to Customer & Business Manager and instructions on how to configure it to provide customers with web hosting services managed by Parallels Plesk Panel. In brief, the document explains how to create a hosting plan in Business Manager, import it to the Panel, and automate the process of subscribing to this plan. Also contains useful info about online store: (a) How to modify an online store appearance (header and footer) to match branding, (b) How to build an online store into a website.
|Appearance and Localization|
|Customizing Panel Appearance and Branding Guide (Updated)
This document is intended for server administrators and resellers who want to change appearance and branding settings for Parallels Plesk Panel 10 by means of custom themes.
This guide provides instructions on how to translate the Panel (including Web Presence Builder) into a language not supported by Parallels, and apply the translation to a Panel installation.
These guides include content of the following documents: Provider’s Guide to Customizing Panel 10, Setting Up VPS-Optimized Panel 10 in Non-Virtuozzo Environments, Apache Configuration Guide How to Back Up and Restore Panel.
|Advanced Administration Guide for Linux (New)
The guide provides step-by-step instructions to perform server management tasks that require use of Panel for Linux functionality other than the GUI and GUI-only tasks that administrators may need to perform only in rare specific situations.
|Advanced Administration Guide for Windows (New)
The guide provides step-by-step instructions to perform server management tasks that require use of Panel for Microsoft Windows functionality other than the GUI and GUI-only tasks that administrators may need to perform only in rare specific situations.
|Meeting PCI DSS Requirements for Panel 10
This document explains how to achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) on the Panel servers with Linux and Microsoft Windows-based systems.
|Meeting PCI DSS Requirements for Customer and Business Manager
This document is provided to guide users of Plesk Customer & Business Manager into becoming and remaining PCI compliant.
|Panel 10 API: Read Me First
This document is an overview of all the available interfaces Panel exposes to third parties. It explains how to use these interfaces to carry out all types of typical interaction tasks like objects management, event handling, and so on.
|Command Line Reference (Linux) (Updated)
A complete description of Panel 10 for Linux command line utilities, which includes detailed information on the utilities, commands and options, all accompanied with real examples.
|Command Line Reference (Windows) (Updated)
A complete description of Panel 10 for Windows command line utilities, which includes detailed information on the utilities, commands and options, all accompanied with real examples.
|API RPC Developer’s Guide
This part of Plesk API RPC documentation includes the protocol overview and samples of tools used to interact with Plesk server via the protocol.
|API RPC 18.104.22.168 Reference (Updated)
This document describes Plesk objects and operations over them available through the API RPC protocol. Use this reference to automate the Panel routines.
|API RPC XML Schemas
This is the archive with XSD files which define the format of API RPC packets of all the protocol versions supported by Panel 10.
|Registering Additional Services with Panel Notifications
This document explains how to enable interaction between the Panel and 3rd-party services so that these services can be offered to customers in the Panel service plans along with hosting, and so that these services can receive the Panel notifications about changes in subscriptions, sites and e-mails.
|Limitations of APS Support in Panel
This document is addressed to independent software vendors who plan to distribute web applications among the Panel users. The aim of the document is to help vendors find out whether they can package their applications to APS to make them available through the Panel.
|Customer and Business Manager SDK
Use this SDK to write own SSL certificate provider, payment gateway, and domain name registrar plugins and include them in Business Manager.
|Modules User’s Documentation|
|Counter Strike Game Server Module Guide|
|File Server Module Guide|
|Firewall Module Guide|
|Watchdog System Monitoring Module Guide|
|VPN Module Guide|