Amazon offers a one click software deployment features along with the Operating system. It provides a quick and easy way to deploy and mange instances along with applications such as WordPress , LAMP stack , Drupal and much more. This features is mainly for developers who want to setup a test project to run applications without having much knowledge on managing aws services and also to avoid spending time on installing software or frameworks. To setup Plesk hosting stack , Login to Lightsail Console.
Login to Plesk Control Panel
Create a Plesk instance in Lightsail
Sign in to an existing AWS account or create a new one. Go to Lightsail and click Create instance. If you plan to host small business websites, we recommend choosing the zone closest to their geographic location to decrease page load times for local visitors. If you do not want to use the default key pair, click Change SSH key pair to change it and do following:. Choose your instance plan. Plesk Hosting Stack on Ubuntu is available starting with the dollar per month Lightsail plan. Note: Do not restart an instance or assign a static IP address to it, until the instance is fully deployed. The deployment will take a while.
What is Plesk Hosting Stack?
You can create a Plesk hosting stack in Amazon Lightsail that includes the following features. This guide shows you how to create a Plesk instance in Lightsail, and how to sign in to the Plesk panel for the first time by creating a username and password. In the Instances tab of the Lightsail home page, choose Create instance. Can include alphanumeric characters, numbers, periods, dashes, and underscores.
This post will also include a demo of migration of an existing WordPress here using Migrate Guru plugin. In case you intend to connect with FTP for files access, make sure to open ports , under Networking. They are blocked by default. Update A records of the domain name under DNS. For this demo, NameCheap. From WordPress menu, install a fresh WordPress instance. Will be using FTP option. One of the hurdles I faced while migrating from a Bitnami application under AWS Lightsail is inability to add new plugins with this error message:. Installation failed: Download failed.