Article ID: 5542, created on Aug 13, 2008, last review on Oct 5, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for Windows


  1. Go to and download your desired version of BIND for Windows, e.g., version 9.10.4-P3

  2. Stop ISC BIND Service
  3. Rename %plesk_dir%dns\bin folder to bin_old

  4. Unzip the content of downloaded archive to %plesk_dir%\dns\bin folder:

  5. Make sure that psaadm user has permissions to read and execute the conten of %plesk_dir%dns\bin folder.

  6. Make sure that the Operational System has the version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable Package installed that is equal to or higher than the version of the package shipped with the BIND distributive (the vcredist_x86.exe file in the archive). The latest version of the package may obtained from this Microsoft article.

  7. Start BIND service.
  8. Refresh server's components list in Plesk > Tools & Settings > Server Components - Refresh

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