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Update Plesk for your 1&1 Server

Learn how to update Plesk to a newer version.

The steps outlined below demonstrate how to upgrade from Plesk 10.0.1 to Plesk 10.3 on a Linux system. The process is the same for Windows servers.

Please note:
Ensure that iptables, IP Sec, or any other firewall/packet filters are not blocking port 8447.
Step 1
Step 2
In the Home menu, select Tools & Utilities.
Plesk Home
Plesk Home
Step 3
Under Panel, click on Updates. Tools & Utilities options
Tools & Utilities options
Step 4
On the the Update Product Components page, choose to Cancel updating, as you need to upgrade the product itself (Plesk). List of components for which updates are available
List of components for which updates are available
Step 5
Click OK to confirm that you want to cancel any updates. Cancel updating
Cancel updating
Step 6
On the Summary page, choose to Install or Upgrade Product. Summary of available options for updating/upgrading
Summary of available options for updating/upgrading
Step 7
Check the box next to Parallels Plesk Panel to select it for an upgrade. By default, the newest version will be selected, but you may choose another option.

Click Continue to proceed with the upgrade.Products available for installation
Products available for installation
Step 8
The upgrade will begin and a log and progress bar will show you the current actions being taken. Typically, an upgrade of Plesk takes less than 15 minutes.
Please note:
You may be logged out of Plesk due to inactivity while the upgrade is running and the upgrade may appear to have stopped. In this case, close the window and follow steps 1-3 to return to the update page.
Status of update
Status of update
Step 9
You will receive a message when the upgrade has successfully completed. Click OK to continue. Notification of successful upgrade
Notification of successful upgrade
Step 10
Plesk has been updated to the version you selected. You can now Update Components or Add Components. Summary of available options for updating/adding
Summary of available options for updating/adding
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