There are 2 steps to change a primary domain in Plesk for VPS/ Dedicated Server Hosting

a) Renaming a domain via Plesk 

  1. Log in to Plesk.

  2. Go to Domains > > Hosting Settings.

  3. In the Domain name field, change the domain name.

  4. Apply the changes.

    Note: If this is the main domain, subscription name will be also changed.


b) Renaming a domain via a command-line interface


  1. Connect to a Plesk server via SSH (Linux) / RDP (Windows Server).

  2. Use the 'plesk bin site' utility to rename a domain. In the example below, we are renaming to

    Note: On Windows Server, start a command prompt as an Administrator.

    plesk bin site --update -new_name