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Parallels Plesk Control Panel 9.0 Beta Release Webinar Ravi Pimplaskar, Product Marketing Manager, Service Provider Division Todd L Crumpler, Sales Development Manager, Service Provider Division
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 2 Release 9.0 New Features Whats in Beta Supported Platforms Upgrade Strategy Licensing Q/A Webinar Questions can be sent by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the word Webinar Question in the subject line. email@example.com Agenda
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Whats New in Plesk 9 UI 3 New Vista-like skin New Home Page Elements Navigation Improvements Object Context Navigation
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Home Page Elements 4 Improved statistics Mostly used commands are presented by icons Other commands are available from drop-down menu
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Navigation Improvements 5 Improved favorites & last visited pages Easily accessible from every screen to navigate to needed pages Search available from every page to fast access to needed objects New menu items for easy access to important screens of control panel (Mail, Applications, Settings) Enhanced filtering on object lists Now its possible to filter by status, resource usage, ownership and other parameters
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Context Navigation Concept 6 Plesk 9 understands when you are working in a specific context in the object hierarchy of Administrator – Resellers – Clients – Domains You enter a context by selecting an appropriate object from the list or by finding it via the Search field in the left navigation bar The task page a user is on becomes the context and the home page for any new selection. Work quickly in different domains, clients, resellers, for any context you choose. All creation operations work within the current context Account –Executing Create Domain from Administrator's Home Page will create a domain for Administrator –Doing this from a Clients Home Page youll create a domain for this client
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 7 Resellers DOMAIN CLIENT Domain Administrator RESELLER DOMAIN Domain Administrator CLIENT DOMAIN Domain Administrator CLIENT DOMAIN PLESK ADMIN New Reseller role Same functionality as Plesk Admin except for server management Ability to have its own Clients and Domains Separate billing management Customizable look and feel for control panel branding New Ability to Oversell Account Resources Flexible Resource Management – different reactions to Overuse Full API Backward Compatibility Eliminating Upgrade Concerns PLESK ADMIN
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 8 Easy Account Migration PLESK ADMIN DOMAIN Domain Administrator CLIENT RESELLER Domain Administrator Existing Clients can be easily migrated to Resellers to get full benefits of the new role
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM CLIENT 2 2GB Resource Management 9 Overselling Resources –Administrators, Resellers, and Clients can now oversell their granted system resources, which means the total amount of limits distributed to their sub-accounts can exceed their own account limits Overusing Resources –Administrator and Reseller can allow their clients exceeding the resource limits assigned to them –Notification can be issued before a resource limit is reached RESELLER 4 GB Disk Space CLIENT 1 2GB CLIENT 3 2GB
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 11 Application Packaging Standard (APS) Catalog Browse through applications available on APS Publishing site Convenient grouping by application types Flexible search criteria Check for applications updates Install selected applications on Plesk server Push applications into Clients application pools
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 12 CLIENTS APPLICATION POOL APPLICATION VAULT Domain APS CATALOG Application Packaging Standard (APS) Catalog Administrator browses applications grouped by categories on APS Publishing site. Selects desired applications and downloads them to server Application Vault. Administrator manages Application Vault by assigning application access to the Resellers and Clients. Assigned applications show up in clients Application Pools Clients select applications from their own Application Pools and install them on Web sites.
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 13 PHP over CGI/FastCGI –Faster execution of PHP scripts –Safe execution of PHP scripts –Choice of PHP version ( Windows only ) lighttpd for Control Panel server –Easier configuration –Increased Parallels Virtuozzo Container density Multiple MTA Options –Postfix Multiple webmail on Unix –@mail support System Improvements
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 14 Improved Multi-Level Backup/Restore PLESK ADMIN DOMAIN RESELLER CLIENT Web UserMail User LOCAL DISK / WORKSTATION PROVIDERS FTP / USERS FTP Backup Each user can order full or partial backup within his/her scope of visibility. The backup can contain just Control Panel configuration or include services content. The backup can be stored locally, or outside the Plesk server. *Feature Not Currently in Beta
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Complete Hosting Solution Seamless end to end integration Sell, Provision, Manage hosting plans Full automation and management of domain registrations Hosting plans synchronized with provisioning templates Integrated GUI for service provider and clients Support for over 20 payment gateways UI Navigation between Control Panel and Billing Plesk Billing 15 *Feature Currently Not in Beta
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 17 Windows Platforms OSVersionVZ3VZ4i386x64Beta? Windows 2003 Server Web EditionSP1, SP2, R2Yes Windows 2003 Server Standard EditionSP1, SP2, R2Yes Windows 2003 Server Enterprise EditionSP1, SP2, R2Yes Windows 2003 Server Data Center EditionSP1, SP2, R2Yes Windows 2008 Server Standard EditionSP1Yes Windows 2008 Server Enterprise EditionSP1Yes Windows 2008 Server Data Center EditionSP1Yes MS SQL 2008 Fully Supported
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 18 UI Improvements Resellers APS Catalog PHP over CGI/FastCGI lighttpd for Control Panel server Whats in Beta Download Today?
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM 19 Upgrade Strategy Direct Upgrade from 7.5, 7.6 and 8.x versions will be possible Pre 7.5.x versions can be migrated by Plesk migration tools Business model is not changed during upgrade Resellers are not created Oversell / overuse modes are turned off No future upgrade from Beta to Production License Keys: Beta supplied with unlimited test key activated till November 1 st 2008. Production installation will upgrade your key automatically if you have active SUS subscription All acquired add-ons will be preserved
Parallels – Optimized Computing TM Questions ? Webinar Questions can be sent via Webex Chat or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the word Webinar Question in the subject email@example.com Please send your testing feedback or questions to Plesk9beta@parallels.com at any time. Plesk9beta@parallels.com In case you didn't have a chance to download and try the distribution, you may do it at http://www.parallels.com/en/download/plesk9beta/ and fill in the feedback form at http://www.parallels.com/en/products/plesk9/beta/survey. If you encounter any problems, feel free to send a problem report to us by submitting it via http://www.parallels.com/en/products/plesk9/beta/problemreport. http://www.parallels.com/en/download/plesk9beta/ http://www.parallels.com/en/products/plesk9/beta/survey http://www.parallels.com/en/products/plesk9/beta/problemreport 20
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