System Services

You can monitor, start, stop, restart and disable various services, and also change their startup type from Plesk (on Windows-based servers).

To see the status of a system service:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.


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  2. Click Show All to show all services from the service groups. To hide all services, click Hide All. The current state of a service or a group of services is marked by an icon:
    • Icon_running means that the service or all services in a group are running,
    • Icon_stopped means that the service or all services in a group are stopped,
    • Icon_question means that several services in a group are running and some are stopped by the license key.
    • In the Startup Type field you can see whether the service is started automatically or should be started manually.

To start a service:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Click the Icon_run icon corresponding to the service you wish to start.

To restart a service:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Click the Icon_restart icon corresponding to the service you wish to restart.

To stop a service:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Click the Icon_stop icon corresponding to the service you wish to stop.

To set service startup type (on Windows-based servers):

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Select the checkbox corresponding to the required service in the list.
  3. Select the required startup type:
    • Click Manual to start selected services manually upon the Plesk startup.
    • Click Auto to start selected services automatically upon the Plesk startup.

To disable a service:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Select the checkbox corresponding to the required service in the list.
  3. Click Switch Off.

To make changes to a group of services:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Services Management.
  2. Select the checkboxes corresponding to the required services in the list.
  3. Click the button corresponding to the action you want to perform on the selected services:
    • Click Start to start selected services.
    • Click Stop to stop selected services.
    • Click Restart to restart selected services.
    • Click Switch Off to disable selected services.
    • Click Manual to start selected services manually upon the Plesk startup.
    • Click Auto to start selected services automatically upon the Plesk startup.
 

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