Article ID: 127460, created on Nov 18, 2015, last review on Nov 18, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows


How to disable access to Plesk with the root (on Linux) or Administrator (on Windows) credentials?


  1. Open the panel.ini file (located in /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/panel.ini on Linux or C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\conf\panel.ini on Windows).

  2. Add the following line to the panel.ini file, section [login]:

    systemAdmin = false

More information can be found in Plesk Administrator's Guide

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