Article ID: 124059, created on Dec 27, 2014, last review on Sep 10, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 11.0 for Windows
  • Plesk 11.5 for Windows


Upon upgrading your Plesk to version 11.0.9 in the console mode you see the following error:

"%plesk_bin%\ai.exe" --select-release-id PANEL_11_0_9_WIN --console

ERROR: Action sequence 'upgrade: upgrading Parallels Panel core components...' of package 'plesk' has been failed with code 1603
Not all packages were installed.


Installing packages
upgrading Parallels Panel core components...
MSI: Error! Unknown error 0xC00CE553 (COM Error C00CE553)
   at ApplySecurity
Failed to install 'C:\ParallelsInstaller\parallels\PANEL-WIN_11.0.9\dist-msi-Mic
rosoft-2003-i386\plesk.msi': Fatal error during installation. (Error code 1603)

In autoinstaller.log is shown that the issue occurred on applying Disk Security step.


%plesk_dir%\etc\DiskSecurity\ contains custom .xml documents with broken structure


  1. Navigate to %PLESK_DIR%\etc\DiskSecurity\
  2. Check all .xml documents for proper xml structure
  3. If some documents have broken .xml structure, fix it, or temporarily remove these .xml files from the DiskSecurity directory
  4. Rerun the upgrade:

    "%plesk_bin%\ai.exe" --select-release-id PANEL_11_0_9_WIN --console

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MSI: Error! Critical action 'Creating PSA database...' failed: Command "C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\bin\dbupgrade.exe" --import "--schema-file=C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\bin\psadb.xml" "--data-file=C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\bin\psadb.xml" failed with code 1. Output: Failed to connect to database: Can't connect twice. Already connected Failed to install 'C:\ParallelsInstaller\parallels\PANEL-WIN_11.5.29\dist-msi-Microsoft-2003-i386\plesk.msi': Fatal error during installation. (Error code 1603) Error: The installation of the package 'plesk' failed with code 1603. (install: installing Parallels Panel core components...) Not all packages were installed. Please, contact product technical support.

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