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Restarting Plesk

Sometimes Plesk may encounter problems which can usually be fixed through a restart. Using 

How do I?

To restart Plesk you will need a basic knowledge of command line and using an SSH client. If this is something unfamiliar to you then please don't hesitate to contact our support team who can walk you through installation and use of an SSH client (for the purposes of this guide we will be using PuTTY).

If you would like to carry on please follow the below steps. 

  1. Open PuTTY
  2. Enter the hostname or IP address of your VPS.
  3. Click Open
  4. When prompted enter your username, followed by your password.
  5. You're now logged in to your VPS
  6. Please enter the relevant command shown below.

Plesk on SSH (PuTTY)

Restart Plesk

/etc/init.d/psa restart

Restart sw-cp-server

/etc/init.d/sw-cp-server restart



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