Article ID: 128122, created on Jan 20, 2016, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for Linux/Unix


Unable to access Plesk. The following error is shown:

 403 Forbidden

sw-engine service can not be started with the following error:

 # service sw-engine start
 Starting sw-engine-fpm: WARNING: Nothing matches the include pattern '/etc/sw-engine/pool.d/*.conf' from /etc/sw-engine/sw-engine-fpm.conf at line 6.
 ERROR: No pool defined. at least one pool section must be specified in config file
 ERROR: failed to post process the configuration
 ERROR: FPM initialization failed


Plesk packages are not installed properly or removed.


Run Plesk autoinstaller and complete installation.

Note: If Plesk was previously installed and partially removed, it may be required to regenerate all passwords or restore database dump.

[KB113391]Plesk Mass Password Reset Script

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