Logging In to Plesk

To log in to Plesk, open your web browser and open the following address:


The Plesk login page will open.

Select the desired interface language and type in your username and password to log in to Plesk. By default, your username is admin and your password is setup, but these may have been changed if Plesk was pre-installed by a third party. Alternatively, you can log in to Plesk using the root username (on Linux), or the administrator username (on Windows), and the corresponding password.

Note: You can disable logging in to Plesk with the root or administrator credentials. See below for details.

To disable logging in to Plesk with the root credentials:

  1. Open the panel.ini file (located in /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/panel.ini on Linux or C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\conf\panel.ini on Windows).
  2. Add the following lines to the panel.ini file, section [login]:


    systemAdmin = false