Article ID: 119343, created on Dec 26, 2013, last review on Nov 19, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation


POA for Linux

  1. Log into the POA Management Node
  2. Open the file /usr/local/pem/etc/odbc.ini
  3. The following parameters in the file contain system database connection properties:

    Database        = plesk
    Servername      =
    Port            = 5432
  4. Use the command like this to connect to the POA system database:

    # psql -h <Servername> -p <Port> -U plesk <Database>

Replace <Servername>, <Port>, and <Database> in the command above with the values from the odbc.ini.

POA for Windows

POA for Windows connects to the system database using the special System DSN (Data Source Name) created during POA installation.

  1. Find the name of the DSN (the default name is plesk), user name and password in the C:\Program Files (x86)\SWsoft\PEM\etc\Kernel.conf file on the POA Management Node:

  2. Run the following command on the POA Management Node to open the list of 32-bit DSNs:

  3. On the 'System DSN' tab, select the DSN you found on the step 1 and click 'Configure':

    Your text to link here...

  4. Find the MS SQL server where the POA system database is running in the 'Server' field:

    Your text to link here...

  5. Log into the server found on the previous step and connect to the MS SQL server using e.g. MS SQL Server Management Studio. Use the login and password found on the step 1. Choose the 'SQL Server Authentication' mode:

    Your text to link here...

Search Words

system database


POA database

5356b422f65bdad1c3e9edca5d74a1ae caea8340e2d186a540518d08602aa065 e12cea1d47a3125d335d68e6d4e15e07

Email subscription for changes to this article
Save as PDF