extension.exe: Extensions

The extension.exe utility allows performing a number of operations on Plesk extensions, for example, creating and registering them in Plesk, installing extensions from ZIP files, and other.

 

Usage
extension.exe <command> [<param>][
<option_1> [<param>]
[<option_2>]
]

Example

The following command creates the extension named Mod_1 which does not contain installation scripts defined by the extension template:

extension.exe -c Mod_1 -no-scripts
Commands
Command Parameter Description Example

--create or -c

<name>

Creates a new extension based on the extension template. Note that created extensions are not automatically registered in Plesk.

 

To create a extension named Mod_1:

extension.exe -c Mod_1

--register or -r

<name>

Register a created extension in Plesk. After the registration, the extension appears in the Extensions list of the Server Administration Panel.

To register the Mod_1 extension:

extension.exe -r Mod_1

--install or -i

<path_to_file>

Installs a extension from a ZIP file.

To install a extension from the mod.zip file:

extension.exe -i /tmp/mod.zip

--install-url

<url>

Installs an extension from an URL.

To install an extension from the URL http://example.com/mod.zip

extension.exe --install-url http://example.com/mod.zip

--upgrade or -g

<file>

Installs a extension from a .zip file or upgrades an already installed extension to a later version.

To upgrade an already installed extension from the mod.zip file:

extension.exe -g /tmp/mod.zip

--upgrade-url

<url>

Installs a extension from an URL or upgrades an already installed extension to a later version.

To install an extension from the URL http://example.com/mod.zip

extension.exe --upgrade-url http://example.com/mod.zip

--uninstall or -u

<name>

Removes a specified registered extension from Plesk.

To remove the Mod_1 extension:

extension.exe -u Mod_1

--pack or -p

<name>

Exports a specified extension to a .zip file for further distribution.

If you do not specify a ZIP file location with the destination option, the file will be created in the current directory.

To export the Mod_1 extension to a zip file:

extension.exe -p Mod_1

--exec or -e

<name> <command> [<options>]

Executes a specified script defined in a certain extension.

To run the post-install.php script of the Mod_1 extension with some parameters:

extension.exe -e Mod_1 post-install.php upgrade 1.4

--list or -l

 

Displays the list of installed extensions.

To display the list of currently installed extensions:

extension.exe -l

--help or -h

 

Displays help on the use of the utility.

To view help on the use of this utility:

extension.exe -h

 

Options
Option Parameter Description Example

-destination

<path_to_directory>

A path to the directory where the exported extension should be located.

For using with the --pack command.

To set the c:\tmp location for the exported file:

extension.exe -p Mod_1 -destination c:\tmp

-no-ui

 

Do not add resource files defined by the extension template to a created extension. The new extension will contain a meta file and installation scripts only.

For using with the --create command.

To create a extension named Mod_1 without resource files:

extension.exe -c Mod_1 -no-ui

-no-scripts

 

Do not add installation scripts defined by the extension template to a created extension. The new extension will contain a meta file and resource files only.

For using with the --create command.

To create a extension named Mod_1 without installation scripts:

extension.exe -c Mod_1 -no-scripts

 

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