This section describes how to stop, start, and restart services managed by Plesk, and access their logs and configuration files.

Plesk web interface

To stop the service through command line:

net stop plesksrv

To start the service through command line:

net start plesksrv
net start poppassd

To restart the service through command line:

net stop plesksrv
net start plesksrv
net start poppassd

Plesk’s log file is located in:

%plesk_dir%admin\logs\W3SVC<IIS site ID>\ex<date>.log

Plesk’s PHP configuration file is located in:

%plesk_dir%admin\php.ini

Internet Information Services log file is accessible at:

IIS manager > Sites or Application Pools > PleskControlPanel

Presence Builder

%plesk_dir%SiteBuilder\_logs

Configuration files are accessible at:

IIS manager > Sites or Application Pools > sitebuilder(default) / SiteBuilderSitesWebAppPool

phpMyAdmin

Log files are located in:

%plesk_dir%admin\logs\W3SVC<IIS site ID>\ex<date>.log

Configuration files are accessible at:

%plesk_dir%admin\htdocs\domains\databases\phpMyAdmin\config.inc.php

ASP.Net Enterprise Manager

Configuration files are accessible at:

IIS manager > Sites > sqladmin(default)\ mssql

myLittleAdmin 2000/2005

Configuration files are accessible at:

IIS manager > Sites > sqladmin(default)\ myLittleAdmin

%plesk_vhosts%\sqladmin\myLittleAdmin\2005\config.xml

MailEnable

To stop the service through command line:

net stop meimaps && net stop melcs && net stop memtas && net stop mepops && net stop mepocs && net stop mesmtpcs

To start the service through command line:

net start meimaps && net start melcs && net start memtas && net start mepops && net start mepocs && net start mesmtpcs

To restart the service through command line:

net stop meimaps && net stop melcs && net stop memtas && net stop mepops && net stop mepocs && net stop mesptpcs && net start meimaps && net start melcs && net start memtas && net start mepops && net start mepocs && net start mesmtpcs

Log files are located in:

%plesk_dir%Mail Servers\Mail Enable\Logging

Configuration files are accessible at:

%plesk_dir%Mail Servers\Mail Enable\Bin\MailEnable.msc

DNS / Named / BIND

To stop the service through command line:

net stop named

To start the service through command line:

net start named

To restart the service through command line:

net stop named && net start named

Log files are accessible through Windows Event Viewer.

Configuration files are accessible at:

%plesk_dir%dns

MySQL

To stop the service through command line:

net stop plesksqlserver

To start the service through command line:

net start plesksqlserver

To restart the service through command line:

net stop plesksqlserver && net start plesksqlserver

Log files are accessible through Windows Event Viewer.

Configuration file is accessible at:

%plesk_dir%MySQL\Data\my.ini

SpamAssassin

Log files are accessible through Windows Event Viewer.

Configuration files are accessible at:

%plesk_dir%Additional\Perl\site\var\spamassassin\3.003001

Odin Premium Antivirus

To stop the service through command line:

net stop DrWebCom

To start the service through command line:

net start DrWebCom

To restart the service through command line:

net stop DrWebCom && net start DrWebCom

Log file is located in:

%plesk_dir%DrWeb\drcom.log

FTP service

To stop the service through command line:

net stop iisadmin

To start the service through command line:

net start iisadmin

To restart the service through command line:

net stop iisadmin && net start iisadmin

Log files are located in:

%plesk_vhosts%Servers\<ID>\logs

Configuration files are accessible at:

IIS Manager > FTP sites > <IP address>

Kaspersky Antivirus

To stop the service through command line:

net stop kavsvc

To start the service through command line:

net start kavsvc

To restart the service through command line:

net stop kavsvc && net start kavsvc

Log file is accessible through Windows Event Viewer.

Internet Information Services

To stop the service through command line:

net stop iisadmin

To start the service through command line:

net start iisadmin

To restart the service through command line:

net stop iisadmin && net start iisadmin

Web server log file is accessible through Windows Event Viewer.

Website logs are available at:

%plesk_vhosts%<domain>\statistics\logs\<SITE ID>

Configuration is available through IIS Manager.

AWStats

Configuration file is accessible at:

%plesk_vhosts%\<domain>\statistics\webstat\AWStats\cgi-bin\awstats.<domain>.conf

Webalizer

Configuration file is accessible at:

%plesk_dir%Additional\Webalizer\conf\webalizer.conf

Plesk Backup Manager

Backup log files are located in:

%plesk_dir%PMM\<session>\psadump.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\<session>\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\pmmcli.log

Restoration log files are located in:

%plesk_dir%PMM\rsessions\<session>\conflicts.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\rsessions\<session>\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\pmmcli.log

Plesk Migration Manager

Log files are located in:

%plesk_dir%PMM\msessions\<session>\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\rsessions\<session>\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\rsessions\<session>\conflicts.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\migration.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\pmmcli.log

%plesk_dir%PMM\logs\migration_handler.log

Horde

Log file is located in:

%plesk_dir%tmp\horde

Configuration files are accessible at:

Web interface - IIS manager > Sites > webmail (horde)

PHP settings - %plesk_vhosts%\webmail\horde\php.ini

Application settings - %plesk_vhosts%\webmail\horde\config\

Atmail

Error log is located in:

%plesk_dir%tmp\atmail

Configuration files are accessible at:

Web interface - IIS manager > Sites > webmail (atmail)

Application settings - %plesk_vhosts%\webmail\atmail\libs\Atmail\config.php