Plesk

Managing Plesk Services from the Command Line and Viewing Service Logs

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Managing Services from the Command Line and Viewing Service Logs

This section describes how to stop, start, and restart services managed by Panel, and access their logs and configuration files.

Plesk web interface

To start the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/psa start

To stop the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/psa stop

To restart the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/psa restart

Plesk log files are located in the following directories:

Error Log: /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log
Access log: /var/log/plesk/httpsd_access_log
Panel configuration files are the following:

php: $PRODUCT_ROOT_D/admin/conf/php.ini
www: /etc/sw-cp-server/applications.d/plesk.conf
Presence Builder

Log files are located in:

Error log: /var/log/httpd/sitebuilder_error.log
Logs: /usr/local/sitebuilder/tmp/
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/sitebuilder/config
/usr/local/sitebuilder/etc/php.ini
SSO

Log files are located in:

Error log: /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log
SSO log: /var/log/sso/sso.log
Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/sw-cp-server/applications.d/sso-cpserver.conf
/etc/sso/sso_config.ini
phpMyAdmin

The error log is located in:

/var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log

The configuration file is accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/admin/htdocs/domains/databases/phpMyAdmin/libraries/config.default.php

phpPGAdmin

The error log is located in:

# /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log

The configuration file is accessible at:

# /usr/local/psa/admin/htdocs/domains/databases/phpPgAdmin/conf/config.inc.php

DNS / Named / BIND

To start the service through the command line:

# etc/init.d/named start

To stop the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/named stop
To restart the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/named restart

Log files are located in:

# /var/log/messages

The configuration file is accessible at:

/etc/named.conf

FTP (ProFTPD)

Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/xferlog

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/xinetd.d/ftp_psa
/etc/proftpd.conf
/etc/proftpd.include
Courier-IMAP

To start the service through the command line:

#/etc/init.d/courier-imap start

To stop the service through the command line:

# /etc/init.d/courier-imap stop

To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/courier-imap restart

Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog
Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/courier-imap/imapd
/etc/courier-imap/imapd-ssl
/etc/courier-imap/pop3d
/etc/courier-imap/pop3d-ssl
QMail

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/qmail start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/qmail stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/qmail restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/xinetd.d/smtp_psa
/etc/xinetd.d/smtps_psa
/etc/xinetd.d/submission_psa
/etc/inetd.conf (Debians)
/var/qmail/control/
Postfix

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postfix start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postfix stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postfix restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/postfix/

SpamAssassin

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-spamassassin start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-spamassassin stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-spamassassin restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/mail/spamassassin/
/etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf
/var/qmail/mailnames/%d/%l/.spamassassin
Dr.Web antivirus

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/drwebd start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/drwebd stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/drwebd restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/drweb/

Kaspersky antivirus

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/aveserver start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/aveserver stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/aveserver restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/maillog
/var/log/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/aveserver.log
/var/log/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/smtpscanner.log
/var/log/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/avstats.log
/var/log/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/kavscanner.log
/var/log/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/kavupdater.log
Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/kav/5.5/kav4mailservers/

Tomcat

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/tomcat5 start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/tomcat5 stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/tomcat5 restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/tomcat5/

Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/share/tomcat5/conf/

MySQL

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mysqld start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mysqld stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mysqld restart
Log file is located in:

/var/log/mysqld.log

The configuration file is accessible at:

/etc/my.cnf

PostgreSQL

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postgresql start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postgresql stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/postgresql restart
Startup log is located in:

/var/lib/pgsql/pgstartup.log

The configuration file is accessible at:

/var/lib/pgsql/data/postgresql.conf

xinetd

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/xinetd start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/xinetd stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/xinetd restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/messages/

The configuration file is accessible at:

/etc/xinetd.conf

Watchdog (monit)

To start the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/modules/watchdog/wd –start
To stop the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/modules/watchdog/wd –stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/modules/watchdog/wd –restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/modules/watchdog/log/wdcollect.log
/var/log/plesk/modules/watchdog/log/monit.log
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/etc/modules/watchdog/monitrc
/usr/local/psa/etc/modules/watchdog/wdcollect.inc.php
Watchdog (rkhunter)

Log is located in:

/var/log/rkhunter.log

The configuration file is accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/etc/modules/watchdog/rkhunter.conf

Apache

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/httpd start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/httpd stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/httpd restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/httpd/
/var/www/vhosts//statistics/logs/
Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
/etc/httpd/conf.d/
/var/www/vhosts//conf/httpd.include
Mailman

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mailman start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mailman stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/mailman restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/mailman/

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/httpd/conf.d/mailman.conf
/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py
/etc/mailman/sitelist.cfg
AWstats

To start the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/bin/sw-engine-pleskrun /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/DailyMaintainance/script.php
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/etc/awstats/

Webalizer

To start the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/bin/sw-engine-pleskrun /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/DailyMaintainance/script.php
Configuration files are accessible at:

/var/www/vhosts//conf/webalizer.conf

Backup Manager

Backup logs are located in:

/var/log/plesk/PMM/sessions//psadump.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/sessions//migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/pmmcli.log
Restore logs are located in:

/var/log/plesk/PMM/rsessions//conflicts.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/rsessions//migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/pmmcli.log
The configuration file is accessible at:

/etc/psa/psa.conf

Plesk Migration Manager

Migration logs are located in:

/var/log/plesk/PMM/msessions//migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/rsessions//migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/rsessions//conflicts.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/migration.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/pmmcli.log
/var/log/plesk/PMM/logs/migration_handler.log
Horde

Log is located in:

/var/log/psa-horde/psa-horde.log

Configuration files are accessible at:

Apache configuration
/etc/httpd/conf.d/zzz_horde_vhost.conf
/etc/psa-webmail/horde/conf.d/
Horde configuration:
/etc/psa-webmail/horde/
Atmail

Log files are located in:

/var/log/atmail/

Configuration files are accessible at:

Apache configuration
/etc/httpd/conf.d/zzz_atmail_vhost.conf
/etc/psa-webmail/atmail/conf.d/
Atmail configuration:
/etc/psa-webmail/atmail/atmail.conf
/var/www/atmail/libs/Atmail/Config.php
psa-logrotate

To start the service through the command line:

/usr/local/psa/bin/sw-engine-pleskrun /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/DailyMaintainance/script.php
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/etc/logrotate.conf
/usr/local/psa/etc/logrotate.d/
Samba

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb restart
Log files are located in:

/var/log/plesk/samba/

Configuration files are accessible at:

/etc/samba/smb.conf
/etc/samba/smb.conf.include
psa-firewall

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall restart
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/var/modules/firewall/firewall-active.sh
/usr/local/psa/var/modules/firewall/firewall-emergency.sh
/usr/local/psa/var/modules/firewall/firewall-new.sh
psa-firewall (IP forwarding)

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall-forward start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall-forward stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/psa-firewall-forward restart
Configuration files are accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/var/modules/firewall/ip_forward.active
/usr/local/psa/var/modules/firewall/ip_forward.saved
psa-vpn

To start the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb start
To stop the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb stop
To restart the service through the command line:

/etc/init.d/smb restart
The configuration file is accessible at:

/usr/local/psa/var/modules/vpn/openvpn.conf