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How to manage User Roles and Accounts in Plesk

User Roles in Plesk helps you to allow other users to access the Panel for managing websites, installed applications or use e-mail services under your domains, then you need to create user accounts for them to

User accounts are created based on user roles. The roles include privileges to access certain areas of the Panel and perform operations in the Panel. There are several predefined user roles called Accountant, Application User, Owner, and Webmaster. You can review and modify the Accountant, Application User, and Webmaster roles to suit your needs or you can create your own custom roles.

Creating User Accounts in Plesk

To create a user account, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.


2. Go to Users and click the Create User Account tab.

3. Specify the Contact Name, Email Address and Password then click OK.


Note: The email address you specify here will also be used as a username for logging in to the Panel. If you choose to Create an email address under your account, a new email account will be added to your subscription and can be managed from the Mail tab.

Suspend or Activate a User Account

To suspend or activate a user account, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.

2. Go to the Users tab.

3. Click a link with the user’s name.

4. Do any of the following:

–  To suspend a user account, clear the User is an active checkbox. The user will no longer be able to log in to the Panel and access applications.

–  To activate a user account, select the User is an active checkbox.

5. Click OK.

Removing User Accounts in Plesk

To remove a user account, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.

2. Go to the Users tab.

3. Select a check box corresponding to the user account you want to remove, and click Remove. Note that you cannot remove your own account.

4. Click Yes to confirm the removal.

Creating User Roles in Plesk

To create a user role, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.


2. Go to Users, and click the User Roles tab.

Note: These are the predefined user roles that are automatically created by the Control Panel. You can review and modify them, or you can create your own custom roles.

3. Go to Create User Role to create a new role.

4. Type the role name.


5. Now we can grant this user group specific privileges. Privileges are what let you allow or deny access to each user group. By default, all privileges are set to deny. Choose desired privileges and click OK to save.


6. The new role we created shows up in the list and is ready for use.

Modify User Role properties

To remove a user role property, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.

2. Go to Users and then Users Roles tab.

3. Click a link with the role name that you want to change.

4. Change the role properties as required and click OK.

Removing User Roles in Plesk

To remove a user account, perform the following steps:

1. Log into your Parallels Plesk Panel.

2. Go to Users and then Users Roles tab.

3. Select a check box corresponding to the role you want to remove and click Remove.

Note: It is impossible to remove the Owner role and other roles that are assigned to one or more users.

4. Click Yes to confirm the removal.

Also Check: How to create Web Users in Plesk.

Updated on April 25, 2019

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