This describes how to install a virtual server with Ubuntu 16.04 and Plesk 17.0 on Oracle VirtualBox using an ISO-image.

  1. Download the ISO-image

    Download plesk-17.0-ubuntu-16.04-amd64.iso from http://autoinstall.plesk.com/iso/.

  2. Create the virtual server

    Open the VirtualBox interface.

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    Click New to create a new virtual machine.

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    Specify the name for the virtual machine, the operating system and the memory size. Refer to Hardware Requirements for information on memory requirements.

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    Configure the hard disk. Click Create to complete the creation of the virtual server.

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  3. Power on the virtual server

    The virtual server will be powered off by default. Click Start to power on the virtual server.

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    The system will request the source from which to start the virtual server.

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    Find the ISO-image you downloaded and enter it as the source. Click Start to begin installation.

  4. Install and configure the operating system

    The process of installing the operating system will commence.

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    Provide all the necessary information to complete the process.

  5. First login

    When the installation of the operating system is complete, the virtual server will restart.

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    When you enter, you will see a message informing you that Plesk installation is in progress.

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    If you wish, you can monitor the progress of Plesk installation by running the following command:

    # tail -f /var/log/plesk/install/autoinstaller3.log
    

    When Plesk installation is complete, you will see the following message:

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    Plesk is now installed.