Differences in Plesk

When requesting a Plesk license you can chose between different types of licenses. In this article you can find information about all the options that you have.

When talking about Plesk licenses you can chose different versions (Plesk 11x, Plesk 12x, Plesk 12 Onyx, etc.) but also different types (dedicated server, VPS, Virtuzzo). Hereby a short description about these types:


  • Dedicated server: As its name already says, you will have to choose this option if you want to install the license on a 'dedicated server'. So basically if you own the server and it is not shared with other services. 


  • VPS: This is the option that should choose if your services are on a shared hosting or also known as virtual server not running in Virtuozzo (for example OpenVZ, VMware or Xen).


  • Virtuozzo containers: This is also a solution for virtual machines. Virtuozzo delivers a converged virtual infrastructure platform that enables service providers and enterprises to leverage containers, virtual machines, and software-defined storage with backups, image management, and automation tools — all in a single solution. Benefit from the computing and efficiency benefits of production-ready containers, while implementing an integrated virtualization solution that includes VMs and new approaches to storage that will drive costs down.



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