Article ID: 120175, created on Feb 17, 2014, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.5

Release Notes

Parallels is pleased to introduce the new Micro-Update #2 for the 11.5 version of Parallels Plesk Automation.

The 11.5 MU#2 update is recommended for all Plesk Automation users and includes general functionality fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Plesk Automation server.
To ensure optimal server reliability and security, Parallels strongly recommends keeping your operating system and Plesk Automation software up-to-date.

What's Changed

[+] Support for Microsoft Windows 2012. Now Windows-based service nodes can be deployed on Microsoft Windows 2012.
[+] Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Now users can deploy database servers with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 by means of a newly added service node role.
[+] Mail service on branded domains. Now users can set up mail accounts and use other mail services under their branded domains.
[*] The diagnostics of Parallels Plesk Automation installation issues on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers were improved.
[-] Users could not install PPA if a node's host name did not resolve to the "communication IP address" specified in the first installation step.
[-] PPA installation and upgrade failed if the installer was executed from an SSH session with a locale other than en-US.
[-] Users could not upgrade to PPA 11.5 on CentOS 5. They encountered the following error: "[ERROR]: Failed to download file: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 400: Bad Request."
[-] Users failed to upgrade to PPA 11.5 if a PPA mirror repository was reconfigured and a wrong IP address was used.
[-] Users on CentOS 5 could not upgrade to PPA 11.5 if there were 4 GB of RAM on the server.
[-] Users on CentOS 6 failed to upgrade to PPA 11.5 because of stalled task "Service state changed".
[-] Users failed to upgrade BIND on service nodes with CentOS 6 and RHEL 6.
[-] Upgrade from PPA 11.1 to 11.5 failed if the system host name of a service nodes was set to localhost.localdomain.
[-] The upgrade utility did not check if there was enough free disk space before starting an upgrade.
[-] Administrators failed to add Linux-based service nodes if logging in under the user root was disabled, and sudo login was enabled for another user.
[-] Users could not add PostgreSQL service nodes if the database server administrator's password contained special characters.
[-] Users could not add Windows-based service nodes with Adobe ColdFusion.
[-] Users could not properly deactivate resource records in the DNS zones of their domains. After switching off those domains, the previously deactivated records became active again.
[-] Users could not set up branded domains.
[-] Users could not properly rebrand the Panel logo.
[-] Branded domains were suspended because of disk space overuse. This happened because the logs of branded domains were not rotated.
[-] WHMCS could not provision subscriptions for domain names containing hyphens.
[-] On removal of customer accounts from WHMCS, an error message was recorded in log files.
[-] Users could not remove a customer account from WHMCS if the customer's subscription was not provisioned to PPA and the order was flagged as fraudulent.
[-] Additional Apache directives specified by users (in Hosting Panel > Websites tab > Web Server Settings) were not applied.
[-] Users were unable to receive notifications related to scheduled tasks from crontab.
[-] After renaming the main FTP account user, users were unable to edit files in File Manager if there was an additional FTP account.
[-] Users could not open the Presence Builder editor from the Hosting Panel.
[-] Users could see two Mail tabs in the Hosting Panel.
[-] Users could not schedule tasks in the Hosting Panel.
[-] NAT IP address was shown in the Hosting Panel.
[-] After changing resource limits or settings in a service template, users could not apply the changes to existing subscriptions.
[-] After restarting a management node, the node's IP address was removed from the network interface.

Parallels Presence Builder 11.5.11

[-] The Search module was redesigned to address the issue with the deprecated Google API.
[-] To resolve issues in the Text & Images module and to better support Internet Explorer 11, the TinyMCE component was upgraded to version 3.5.10.
[-] Users of mobile devices could experience issues with viewing the contents of Online Store modules on published websites.
[-] Images uploaded to the Image Slider module were shown in the wrong order.
[-] The layout of a webpage could be disrupted if the Text & Images module contained lengthy text.

Parallels Plesk Automation Billing 11.5.2

[-] An error occurred on the Renew Order Confirmation screen after attempting to reorder the columns.
[-] Special symbols in the Purchase Scenario title could prevent users from editing service plan publication settings.
[-] Parallels Plesk Automation Billing could not be installed on CentOS 6.5.
[-] Upgrades of Parallels Plesk Automation Billing failed if the database password was not set.


[+] - Added
[-] - Fixed
[*] - Improved

Installation Instructions

  • #115038 How to install PPA updates

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