Plesk 8.0.0 review

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Plesk is a multi-platform, Web-based software solution that simplifies and automates the administration of Linux, FreeBSD, and Window

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: SWsoft, Inc.
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Plesk is a multi-platform, Web-based software solution that simplifies and automates the administration of Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows servers.

Innovative Ease of Use

Plesk has a redesigned cleaner and easier to use interface. Plesk comes with many additional skins and even gives users the ability to design custom skins and manage them in the browser-based interface. In particular, the new desktop feature increases the usability and flexibility of the software significantly.

Highest Stability

Plesk has been specifically designed to be the most stable and secure control panel available. Plesk has been proven under fire managing 5 million plus domains globally and can support thousands of accounts per server increasing profitability.

Most Secure

Not only does Plesk contain new security measures but also, existing security features have been improved. The software's redesigned subsystem improves overall system security as well as support for 3rd party FTP servers that make secure uploads possible.


As the next step in SWsoft's OPEN FUSION strategy, Plesk and Virtuozzo are seamlessly integrated. Also, Plesk users will benefit from a new level of integration with other SWsoft products, including HSPcomplete, SiteBuilder and PEM. The completely customizable "Application Vault" can manage dozens of integrated applications including Ecommerce, Chat, and Bulletin Board.

Fully Automated

Plesk for Windows and Plesk for UNIX reload your control panel and keep it reloaded. With 100+ new enhancements the software delivers a new ease of management through features like our key auto-update mechanism, auto-component updater, migration manager and a Web-based installation for quick deployment and dedicated need for support.

Advanced Linux/Windows Platform Support

Plesk for UNIX and Windows now have many common features, skins, application packs, language packs and documentation. Operating systems supported are RedHat, SuSE, Fedora Core, FreeBSD, Debian and Windows.

Plesk project helps Web hosting companies and their reseller clients deliver better, faster service to domain owners by sharing server management with them.

What's New in This Release:
Major UI improvements include a quick and efficient task-oriented desktop interface, customizable interface templates, and information about new features.
New versions of Autoinstaller, Watchdog, Backup, and Migration components are included.
Support was added for MySQL 4.1, PostgreSQL 7.3, mod_jk, PAM auth, APOP, domain aliases, qmail queue management, and remote database servers.

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