Explaining Plesk Onyx and it's features:

Plesk is designed to help IT specialists manage web, DNS, mail and other services through a comprehensive and user-friendly GUI.  Plesk is a hosting control panel, an intermediary between system services and users. It's interface reduces maintenance costs and gives administrators more flexibility and control.

These add-ons are designed to fully interact with Plesk, and they include:

  • Docker Support
  • Git Support
  • Plesk Security Advisor
  • Multi Server Extension
  • WordPress Toolkit
  • Developer Pack
  • Kaspersky Antivirus
  • Servershield by CloudFlare
  • Others.

New version of plesk have the following features:

  • Customer and Business Manager
  • Windows VZ Templates
  • x86-based distributions of operating systems
  • CentOS 5 / RHEL5 / CloudLinux 5
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 (not R2)
  • ASP.NET 1.1
  • SmarterMail 6.x - 9.x
  • Miva
  • Shared SSL support on Windows
  • Unity Mobile
  • 10.4 upgrade drop
  • perl-apache-asp component drop

Here we have listed some of the features:

1 . Support For Database -

  • Mysql
  • PostgresSql
  • MariaDB
  • MSSQL ( Windows )

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2. Git Support -

Plesk Onyx introduces integration with Git , it enables you to do

  • Easy deployment of your websites by either pushing it to a local or by pulling from a remote one Git repo.
  • Software engineering service of your choice like Github , Travis etc..
  • Multiple Branch Support in single repository
  • Automatic Deployment

3. Docker Support -

Plesk Onyx comes with Docker support

  • On-demand access to a wide range of modern technologies.
  • Choose from catalog of available images mongodb , redis etc..
  • Deploy and manage docker containers locally and remotely.

4. Windows Server 2016 Support -

Plesk Onyx supports the Standard and Datacenter editions of Windows Server 2016 with IIS 10

  • Wildcard subdomains
  • HTTP/2 support
  • New cipher suites

5. System Resource Usage Limits -

Introducing the ability to limit the amount of system resources that can be used by a particular subscription or hosting account which will help to prevent server abuse caused by either malicious or poorly written script.

  • The following system resources can be limited by this feature:
  • CPU
  • RAM
  • Disk I/O

6. DNSSEC Support -

A new feature which allows users to protect the DNS data of their hosted domains with DNSSEC . DNSSEC stands for Domain Name System Security Extensions it’s a set of DNS protocol.

With the feature user can do

  • Configure the settings used for key generation and rollover
  • Sign and unsign domain zones according to the DNSSEC specifications
  • Receive notifications related to DNSSEC records and keys
  • View and copy DS resource records and DNSKEY resource record sets

7. SSL support & Improvements -

Plesk Onyx comes with a set of security improvements which will help you to harden the server. This feature will help to

  • Force https connection to websites hosted in Plesk
  • Mail servers can be secured using SSL/TLS
  • Secured webmail connection with SSL/TLS

8. Ruby Support -

Plesk onyx has proper Ruby language support as a plesk extension. The Ruby extension available in Plesk Onyx allows users to quickly and easily deploy Ruby apps on their domains.

  • Enable Ruby support on any given virtual host
  • Choose which Ruby version should be used on a domain.
  • Install gem file dependencies via UI using Bundler tool
  • Specify custom environment variables
  • Edit configuration files

9. Node.js support -

Plesk Onyx offers Node.js support , Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment for developing server-side Web applications.

  • Add Node.js applications to your websites with just a few clicks.
  • Easily manage the application from Plesk (start/stop/restart the application, install NPM packages, run scripts, edit the configuration files - Plesk does it all).
  • Have multiple Node.js versions installed on the server (Plesk for Linux only)

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