skeleton.exe: Virtual Host Templates

The skeleton.exe utility is used to manage directory structure templates. Using this utility, you can perform the following tasks:

  • installing a template on a client account from a file
  • resetting a template on a client account to the Plesk default template

Location

%plesk_cli%

Usage
skeleton.exe <command> [
<option_1> [<param>]
[<option_2> [<param>]]
... [<option_N> [<param>]]
]

Example

The following command installs a virtual host template from the file D:\skeletons\siteskeleton (in the ZIP format) for the client with the login name JDoe:

plesk bin skeleton.exe --install JDoe -filename D:\skeletons\siteskeleton -force-type zip

Commands
Command Parameter Description Example

--install or -i

<client login name>

Installs a virtual host template from a file for a client account.

Requires the -filename option.

To install a virtual host template from the file D:\skeletons\siteskeleton.zip for the client with the login name JDoe:

plesk bin skeleton.exe --install JDoe -filename D:\skeletons\siteskeleton -force-type zip

or

plesk bin skeleton.exe -i JDoe -filename siteskeleton -force-type zip

--reset or -r

<client login name>

Installs the Plesk default virtual host template for a client account.

To install the default virtual host template for the client with the login name JDoe:

plesk bin skeleton.exe --reset JDoe

or

plesk bin skeleton.exe -r JDoe

--help or -h

 

Displays help on the use of the utility.

To view help on the use of the utility:

plesk bin skeleton.exe --help

or

plesk bin skeleton.exe -h

Options
Option Parameter Description Example

-filename

<file path>

Specifies a path to a virtual host template.

Used with the --install only.

To install a virtual host template from the file D:\skeletons\siteskeleton (in the ZIP format) for the client with the login name JDoe:

plesk bin skeleton.exe -i JDoe -filename D:\skeletons\siteskeleton -force-type zip

-force-type

zip|tgz|tar.gz|tar

Forces specification of a template file format.

Used with the --install option only.

 

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