This section discusses automation of the Panel deployment in a non-Parallels Containers environment, be it Linux/Unix- or Windows-based. The section briefs on the Panel installation basics, and then provides instructions on installing the product using the command line interface.
For details on the installation prerequisites, refer to the Installation Guide .
Standalone deployment of the Panel is performed using the Parallels Installer utility. The utility connects to a Parallels Plesk Panel update server where the Panel packages are stored, retrieves required packages and installs them.
Parallels Installer works in either interactive mode (via the Web graphical user interface or command line), or automatic when it is run from command line with particular options specified. The latter allows automating the Panel deployment by using shell scripts.
There are several distributions of Parallels Installer created for different operating systems and platforms, so be sure to obtain the Parallels Installer matching your host operating systems. Normally, Parallels Installer binaries are distributed under names in the following format:
<operating system name>_<operating system version>
Note: When describing Parallels Installer CLI, we assume that the Parallels Installer utility is called
Official Parallels Plesk Panel repository is autoinstall.plesk.com (Linux/Unix packages) .You may want to set up custom mirrors for the Panel repositories within your hosting environment to save time, reduce traffic, and secure the installation.
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