How to Determine Which Version of Plesk Control Panel is Installed on a Server (Dedicated Hosting)

This article explains how to identify your Plesk version in multiple ways
Please Note: If you are unable identify that you are on Plesk, it is likely that you are either not running Plesk or you have a version of Plesk older than Plesk 12.5, if so please contact the Support team immediately to upgrade your instance of Plesk to a supported version.
The following article will be split into 2 parts:
  • Plesk for Windows
  • Plesk for Linux
Plesk for Windows
You can do the following to identify your Plesk version if you have physical access to the server by Windows Remote Desktop
  • Run the following command via Windows Command Prompt:
    plesk version
    Example Output:
    Product version: 12.5.30 Update #76
        Update date: 2018/08/31 05:42
         Build date: 2016/02/03 17:00
       Build target: Windows 2008/2012
           Revision: 348480
    Wrapper version: 1.2

    Please Note: The previous command will only work if you are on Plesk 12.5 and up, if you run the command and get an error please proceed to the next steps
  • When Plesk is installed on a Windows server there will be a shortcut on the desktop

    Plesk 12.5 

    Plesk Onyx (17.0.18, 17.5.3, or 17.8.1)

  • The last place to identify the version of Plesk you are running you can look in the following folders

    Newer (Fresh) installs of Plesk Onyx and 12.5 will be located in:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Plesk\admin\bin\psacommon.dll
    You can right-click on the DLL file and select Properties and lastly select the Details tab (see image below):

    Instances of Plesk that were previously running Plesk 12 or below the DLL file will be located in the directory below:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk\admin\bin\psacommon.dll
    You can right-click on the DLL file and select Properties and lastly select the Details tab (see image below):

Plesk for Linux

All of our Linux servers that are running Plesk are likely running CentOS 6 or 7 and Plesk 12.5 and up to identify the version of Plesk you are running you will need to have access to the server via SSH.
  • Run the following command to identify the version of Plesk you are running:
    plesk version
    Example Output:
    Product version: Plesk Onyx 17.8.11 Update #19
        Update date: 2018/09/04 03:25
         Build date: 2018/08/31 00:46
         OS version: CentOS 6.10
           Revision: 382b33f84a88242d787d34ac0b4da799f4a90182
       Architecture: 64-bit
    Wrapper version: 1.2

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