Article ID: 2163, created on Sep 11, 2007, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 8.x for Windows


Plesk Migration Manager is a tool for transferring hosting data from remote servers to Plesk. At the present moment you can migrate your data from remote hosts where the following hosting platforms, mail or database servers are installed:

Hosting Platforms

  • Helm, Version 3.1.x
  • Helm, Version 3.2.x
  • Ensim Pro, Version 3.6, 4.0.1, 5, 10
  • Plesk for Unix, Version 7.5 to 8.2.0
  • Plesk for Windows, Version 7.5 to  8.2.0
  • cPanel, Version 9 and 10

Web Servers

  • IIS, Version 5.0, 6.0

Plesk Migration Manager allows migrating user accounts, domains (including web site configuration and content, databases configuration and content, configuration of the domain mail system, etc) and objects similar to Plesk client and domain templates. For the detailed information on the migrated data, refer to Data Mapping Reference chapters that describe which objects of what hosting platform are migrated to Plesk.

Mail Servers

Plesk Migration Manager supports mail migration from the following mail servers:

  • Mail Enable
  • Smarter Mail
  • Merak mail server
  • hMail
  • MDaemon
  • IMail
  • Communigate Pro

Plesk Migration Manager can also migrate mail content from virtually any mail server that supports POP3, IMAP4, or SMTP mail transfer protocols. For more details on mail migration options, consult the "E-Mail Content migration" appendix.

Database Servers

Plesk Migration Manager supports migration of databases of the following types:

  • Microsoft SQL, Version 7.0, 2000, 2005
  • MySQL, Version 3.x-5.0.

DNS Servers

  • Microsoft DNS
  • Bind 8.x-9.x (Windows, UNIX)
  • Simple DNS Plus


Please see more details about Plesk Migration Manager

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