Installing Plesk Solution Servers on Microsoft Azure

About Plesk Solution Servers

Plesk Solution Servers are Plesk products, specifically crafted to ideally fit the needs of certain businesses. They are Plesk servers configured with all the components and extensions, which enable all the necessary functions for a specific business.

Choosing a Solution Server provides the following benefits:

  1. Compared to a regular Plesk server, a Solution Server requires very little preparations before it can be deployed into production.
  2. Solution Servers with all its components and extensions are licensed at a single price point.
  3. Total price is lower than retail.

The following Plesk Solution Servers are currently available in the form of Microsoft Azure VM images.

Plesk Business & Collaboration Edition

Plesk server with all the necessary tools installed and configured to suit the needs of startups and SMBs with few employees and non-technical focus.

Plesk edition

WebHost

OS

CentOS 7 x64

Feature packs

  • Developer Pack

Pre-installed extensions and components

  • Fail2Ban
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • ModSecurity
  • WordPress Toolkit
  • Advisor
  • Let’s Encrypt
  • Plesk Welcome Guide
  • Google PageSpeed Insights
  • Microsoft Azure DNS
  • Uptime Robot
  • Amazon S3 Backup
  • Dropbox Backup
  • Google Drive Backup
  • Microsoft OneDrive Backup
  • Kolab (10 users)
  • BoldGrid (1 website)
  • Smart Updates for WordPress Toolkit (10 domains)
  • SEO Toolkit (Personal)
  • Backup to Cloud Pro
  • Revisium Antivirus for Websites
  • Acronis Backup (100 GB)

Pre-configured settings

  • Service Provider View
  • Web application firewall activated with Basic Rules from Atomicorp
  • IP address banning via Fail2Ban activated
Plesk WordPress Edition

Plesk server designed for web professionals and agencies.

Plesk edition

WebHost

OS

CentOS 7 x86

Feature packs

Developer Pack

Pre-installed extensions and components

  • Fail2Ban
  • Plesk Migrator
  • ModSecurity
  • WordPress Toolkit
  • Advisor
  • Let’s Encrypt
  • Google PageSpeed Insights
  • Plesk Welcome Guide
  • Microsoft Azure DNS
  • Uptime Robot
  • Sucuri Security Scanner
  • Amazon S3 Backup
  • Dropbox Backup
  • Google Drive Backup
  • Microsoft OneDrive Backup
  • BoldGrid (1 website)
  • Speed Kit (1 domain)
  • Smart Updates for WordPress Toolkit (30 domains)
  • SEO Toolkit (Personal)
  • Backup to Cloud Pro
  • Revisium Antivirus for Websites

Pre-configured settings

  • Power User View
  • Web application firewall activated with Basic Rules from Atomicorp
  • IP address banning via Fail2Ban activated

Obtaining and Installing Plesk Solution Servers

Plesk Solution Server images are available at Microsoft Azure Marketplace:

The process of installation is the same as with the regular Plesk server. For instructions, refer to Installing Plesk on Microsoft Azure.