Add and Manage Virtual Hosts on a Plesk Server
Learn how to add and manage domains as virtual hosts on a Cloud Server with Plesk. Virtual hosts allow you to host multiple separate websites on the same server, with a separate set of directories for each website.
For any Cloud Server with Plesk, administrative functions like adding a virtual host should always be done using the Plesk interface.
- A Cloud Server with Plesk Onyx (any operating system)
This tutorial uses the Power User view. You can change the Plesk view by clicking Change View at the bottom of the column on the left.
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Fill out the details for the domain.
- Enter the domain name in the Domain name field.
- For a new website, leave Location of the website's files at the default "Create a new webspace." If you wish to point this domain name to an existing website, choose the existing website from the drop-down menu.
- Select the IP address for the website.
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In this section, you can change the following settings:
- Domain name
- Hosting type
- Website status (to disable or suspend the domain)
- Document root, where the website's files are located
- Whether www.example.com or example.com is the preferred URL.
- SSL options
- Web scripting options (for PHP, CGI, etc.)