How can we automate the installation of the mail server on Plesk 11.5 for Linux, a specific mail server (Qmail) which we desire when a client purchases a new VPS through our PBA-S shop?
For providing Virtuozzo Container with Parallels Plesk Panel 11.5 and QMail through PBA-S it's recommended that you create new Hosting Plan of type Virtuozzo Container with applications Pp11.5 and Pp11.5 Qmail.
Top > Billing Director > Product Manager > Hosting Plans > NEW_HOSTING_PLAN > Applications --->8--- ... OK Pp11 OK Included Included NO NO OK Pp11 Qmail OK Included Included NO NO ... ---8<---
If you do not see the templates on the Applications page this means that the templates are not installed in the nodes. Install them first and synchronize with PBA-S. EZ Templates for Parallels Plesk Panel 11.5 are available on the website:
Download appropriate archive to HW node and install the rpm packages. Here you may find the details:
Remember to update metadata of OS template on HW node with "vzpkg update metadata
Top > Service Director > Virtuozzo Manager > Nodes > HW_NODE > Applications > Register Applicaitons From Node Top > Service Director > Virtuozzo Manager > Nodes > HW_NODE > Applications > Update Synchronization State
Make sure they appear on the page. Refer to PBA-S Provider's Guide for the detail: