Plesk allows you to install and use various services like antiviruses, mail servers, FTP servers, database servers, and so on. They enhance security, facilitate operations and customize your Plesk with useful additional features. You can monitor the status of services from the Plesk interface, and also start, stop, and restart them. On Plesk for Windows servers, you can also configure the service startup type.
To see the list of services, go to Tools & Settings > Server Management > Services Management.
The icon next to the name of a service indicates that it is currently running. The icon indicates that the service is currently stopped.
To start a service:
Click the icon corresponding to the service you wish to start.
To stop a service:
Click the icon corresponding to the service you wish to stop.
To restart a service:
Click the icon corresponding to the service you wish to restart.
If all icons are inactive, one of the following can be the reason:
On Plesk for Windows servers, you can specify the startup type for any service:
To learn more about service startup types in Windows, read here.