How to disable plesk control panel url redirection



Issue:

When accessing plesk control panel using non-ssl port(8880) it is redirecting to SSL port(8443).

http://www.yourdomain.com:8880 is redirecting to https://www.yourdomain.com:8443


Solution:

Disabling SSO in Plesk (Single Sign On) will fix this issue.


The Plesk Single Sign-On service is nice for users who use several of Parallels services such as Plesk and Site Builder.

Some users may decide to disable this service due to issues it can cause if not properly configured. One of these issues is incorrect SSL certificate support for the control panel admin interface. If you are still incurring the above mentioned problem, try disabling this service with:

In Windows:

If you are using plesk in windows, login to windows server via remote desktop.
Enter the following commands in the 'cmd'

C:\>%plesk_dir%/bin/
C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\bin>sso.exe --disable


In Linux:

# /usr/local/psa/bin/sso --disable


Note:

Here in this solution, both http in 8880 and https in 8443 will work. If you want to permanantly disable https in 8443, you can follow the steps shown below.


If you have Windows 2008,

Open IIS.
Expand the Sites menu.
Right click the PleskControlPanel from the site list.
Select Edit Bindings.
Remove the binding for 8443.
Click close.
Restart Plesk for the changes to take effect.

***Most of all sso must be disabled.


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