Activate Plesk for Virtual Server

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This article explains how to activate the Plesk license for your virtual server.

After deploying the virtual server with a Plesk image, you must first retrieve the license key. This unlocks all Plesk features included in the contract.


The activation takes place via the administrator access of Plesk. How to log in is explained in the article Login to the Plesk Panel.

Step 1

In the Plesk panel, under Server Management, select Tools & Settings.

Step 2

Then click License Management.

step 3

To unlock the license, click Retrieve Keys.

Please note: To prevent your Plesk license from expiring, log into the Plesk Panel as an administrator at least once a month.