Knowledge Base

Getting started with Plesk

Welcome to A2 Hosting! These articles provide you with all of the essential information you need to get up and running quickly with Plesk.

Changing your Plesk password

Learn how to change your Plesk password.

Password-protected directories in Plesk

Learn how to use Plesk to protect specific directories with a password.

Managing users in Plesk

Learn how to create and manage users for your Plesk account in this article.

Managing user roles in Plesk

Learn how to create and manage user roles for your Plesk account in this article.

Installing third-party applications in Plesk

Learn how to find and install third-party software applications using Plesk.

Adding new domains and subdomains in Plesk

Learn how to add domains, subdomains, and domain aliases to your account in Plesk.

Managing FTP accounts in Plesk

Learn how to add, modify, and delete FTP accounts by using Plesk.

Managing databases and database users in Plesk

Learn how to manage databases and database users in Plesk.

Scheduling tasks in Plesk

The task scheduler in Plesk enables you to fetch URLs and run commands and PHP scripts at user-defined intervals. Learn more here.

Managing e-mail accounts in Plesk

Plesk enables you to easily manage your e-mail accounts, and this article shows you how.

Generating a CSR and installing an SSL certificate in Plesk

Learn how to create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and install an SSL certificate for your site by using Plesk.

Accessing webmail in Plesk

Learn how to access webmail for your e-mail accounts in Plesk.

Backing up and restoring sites in Plesk

Learn how to back up and restore your websites in Plesk.

Enabling auto-reply messages for an e-mail account in Plesk

Learn how to configure an e-mail account in Plesk to automatically send reply messages.

Configuring a catch-all e-mail account in Plesk

Learn how to configure a catch-all e-mail account in Plesk. A catch-all e-mail account is an account that "catches" any e-mail messages that are addressed to e-mail accounts on the domain that do not exist.