How to complete setup / installation of Plesk for Windows

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The Windows templates with Plesk require some additional steps after the VM is provisioned and booted for first time before Plesk can be used. Please consult c:\readme.txt in the VM to be sure of the latest version of the instructions, as of this posting it reads - ----------------------------%<--------------------------------------------------------- To complete the Plesk setup please review and complete the following instructions: Replace "password" with a unique password in the following commands then run them in your Windows command shell: net user psaadm "password" c:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:applicationPools /[name='PleskControlPanel'].processModel.identityType:SpecificUser /[name='PleskControlPanel'].processModel.userName:psaadm /[name='PleskControlPanel'].processModel.password:"password" Now set the Plesk hostname by replacing the example in the command below: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\bin\server_pref.exe" -u -hostname host.example.com The setup should now be completed and you should be able to log in with the following: http://localhost:8880 Username admin Password: pass123 Important - please log in and change your Plesk admin password immediately.

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