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Root Server with Plesk Obsidian


Rent your root server now with Plesk Obsidian - the successor of Plesk Onyx. The latest version of Plesk Obsidian makes it easy to configure your root server and manage and administer your websites. With just a few clicks you can configure the most important tasks and services via the user-friendly web interface. This allows you to quickly and easily take your website live and protect it with SSL certificates.

More robust, safer, faster

In the course of the new Plesk Obsidian version, Plesk has implemented some known feature requests. Under Linux based systems (CentOS 7, Ubuntu 16.04/18.04 and Debian 8/9) Plesk services are restarted automatically after a crash. In addition, the disk space required for individual record backups via remote storage has been reduced. This reduces resource consumption and effectively backs up more data. Good news for NGINX users: The PageSpeed module, which is used for performance optimization of websites, is now precompiled by default. This leads to shorter loading and execution times of the module.

Restricted Access Mode

Some applications on servers such as certain tools or services require certain rights. With the "Restricted Access Mode" - formerly known as "Custom view" - the power user now has new possibilities to distribute tasks/rights better and more controlled. The idea here is to give users an admin right which was not possible with Custom view. This allows you to design your user network in a way that no server-critical applications such as reboots, shutdowns or update management are abused. Increase your productivity with more freedom with the new Restricted Access Mode on your server with Plesk Obsidian!

Fail2Ban for your security

With the new Plesk Obsidian version fail2ban is pre-installed and belongs to the new "secure out of the box" offensive of Plesk. Fail2ban monitors the log files of your root server for invalid or wrong logins and bans them by an IP entry for a certain period of time. With Plesk you can control the rules for blocking via the web interface and don't have to manually enter them into the console.

Monitoring with Grafana

The predecessor HealthMonitoring was replaced by Grafana Charts and comes with useful features. Grafana is a visualization tool and can communicate with various databases as a source. In addition, users can create and edit new dashboards to customize the overview. Always have all resources, processes and services in view with Plesk Obsidian and Grafana!

Improved security

With Obsidian, your Plesk application is protected immediately after installation. Optional free plug-ins such as ModSecurity (Modsec) are pre-installed. With ModSecurity you can make extensive firewall configurations to protect your Plesk infrastructure. The special feature of this extension is the filtering of outgoing and incoming HTTP requests. This allows you to essentially control the flow of information and protect your website from malicious external influences.

Improved docker integration

Docker enables Plesk to isolate applications into separate containers by virtualizing an operating system based on the Docker open source software of the same name. These created containers can be transported as individual files, simplifying the delivery of your applications and the separation of your server resources. With Plesk Obsidian, the integration of auxiliary services such as Varnish, MongoDB, memcached and many more has been significantly improved. Plesk sets up the services and integrates them smoothly into your website.

Plesk Obsidian editions for your Root Server


At webtropia.com, you can order the Plesk Obsidian Web Admin Edition for managing up to 10 domains for additional 4.90 Euro for your Root Server. Furthermore we also offer the possibility to order your server with the Plesk Obsidian Web Pro Edition for additional 7.00 Euro or Plesk Obsidian Web Host Edition for additional 11.50 Euro per month. With Web Host Edition you are allowed to manage unlimited domains.

pixelWeb Admin Edition pixelWeb Pro Edition pixelWeb Host Edition
Service provider management: pixel pixel pixel
Reseller Administration no no yes
Subscription Management no yes yes
Account Management no yes yes
User interface: pixel pixel pixel
Main User View
(Server + Site-Administrator)
yes yes yes
Service provider &
custom view management
no yes yes
User functions: pixel pixel pixel
WordPress Toolkit pixelSE Only (Limited features edition) yes yes
Developer package
(PgSQL, MSSQL, Tomcat, ColdFusion)
pixelOptional yes yes
Plesk Mobile Manager yes yes yes
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Security core with ModSecurity rules from Atomicorp yes yes yes
ServerShield from CloudFlare yes yes yes
Outgoing Antispam yes yes yes
E-Mail-Antivirus pixelOptional pixelOptional pixelOptional
Domains pixelUp to 10 pixelUp to 30 pixelUnlimited
Price pixel€ 4.90 per month pixel€ 7.00 per month pixel€ 11.50 per month

Rent your cheap rootserver with Plesk now

In compliance with the directive 2006/112/EC in the modified version, starting 1.1.2015 prices can vary depending on the country of residence of the customer (the prices in the offers are prices for the Federal Republic of Germany and include VAT). If your place of residence is not in Germany, the prices are net.