Updating to plesk 9

You can update Plesk via the Web Interface (under Tools and Settings – Updates and Upgrades). However sometimes the interface times out, or browsers get confused – therefore it’s good to know that you can apply updates via the command line interface as well. This utility accepts all upgrade parameters as command-line options, so you can fully automate Plesk upgrades by writing custom upgrade scripts.

If you use Plesk 10.4.4 and later, you can start an upgrade directly from Plesk.

Users of earlier Plesk versions should download and use the Plesk Installer utility.

means that user input is required during the upgrade.

The wizard prompts you to enter various upgrade settings such as the Plesk version, select the components to be upgraded, and so on.

After an upgrade, Plesk increases its major or minor version, for example, from 11.0 to 12.5.

There are three main scenarios of in-place upgrade: Manual, automated, and upgrade in Virtuozzo.

With that link in your clipboard, connect to your server via SSH and download the file with something like wget: This will result in a file called “plesk-installer” with some nasty parameters at the end, several hundred characters in total.

Let’s rename it to something easier and tweak the execution permissions: ./plesk-installer Welcome to the Parallels Installation and Upgrade Wizard!

Learn more in the chapter Completing Upgrade from Plesk 9 and Earlier Versions.

If you maintain a large number of Plesk installations, we recommend that you use the Plesk Installer utility ran in an unattended manner.

The table below shows the possible ways of upgrading a particular Plesk version to the latest one.

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