To launch Plesk on cloud hosting, follow these steps:
- Choose a cloud hosting provider that supports Plesk. Some popular options include Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
- Sign up for an account with the cloud hosting provider and navigate to their management console.
- Create a new virtual machine (VM) or instance, depending on the terminology used by your chosen provider.
- During the VM creation process, you will typically be prompted to choose an operating system. Select an OS that is compatible with Plesk, such as CentOS, Ubuntu, or Windows Server.
- Configure the other settings for your VM, such as the instance size, storage, and networking options. Make sure to allocate enough resources based on your expected website traffic and resource requirements.
- Once the VM is created, you will need to connect to it using SSH (for Linux-based OS) or Remote Desktop (for Windows-based OS). Consult the documentation of your cloud hosting provider for specific instructions.
- After connecting to the VM, download the Plesk installation package. You can obtain it from the Plesk website.
- Install Plesk by running the installation package on the VM. The installation wizard will guide you through the process and may require you to enter some configuration settings.
- Once the installation is complete, access the Plesk web interface by entering the IP address or domain name of your VM in a web browser. You may need to specify the port number if it is different from the default (8443).
- Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your Plesk admin account and configure the necessary settings for your hosting environment.
- After completing the initial configuration, you can start provisioning and managing websites, domains, email accounts, databases, and other services through the Plesk control panel.
Remember to consult the documentation provided by both your cloud hosting provider and Plesk for detailed and specific instructions based on your chosen setup.