Archive for May, 2011

Will manually updated MySQL,work with cPanel & WHM?

Yes, but you will need to disable MySQL updates on the Update Preferences screen:

1. Go to Main >> Server Configuration >> Update Preferences.
2. Under cPanel Package Updates >> mysqld, click Never.
3. Click Save at the bottom of the page.

There may be compatibility problems with any software you choose to install manually.

Cpanel only supports MySQL versions that they supply with cPanel & WHM.

How to update or change the version of MySQL in Cpanel?

To update MySQL, run


from the command line.

To change the MySQL version, go to Main >> Software >> MySQL Upgrade in WHM.

Difference between the EasyApache interfaces in the browser and the command line.

The only difference is that the command line provides more flexible, powerful functionality.

For example, by running.

/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/easyapache –build

You can skip the configuration steps and build Apache immediately.

For a full list of command line arguments, run

/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/easyapache –help

How to update Apache in Cpanel Servers?

The EasyApache (Apache Update) feature is responsible for updating Apache (along with other applications and libraries).

We must update Apache manually. Apache will not update when you run /scripts/upcp.

Find and use EasyApache:

WHM (in browser) Main >> Software >> EasyApache (Apache Update)

Command line /scripts/easyapache

Whenever you run EasyApache, you are prompted to select the version of Apache you wish to use. If you choose a new version number, EasyApache will update Apache accordingly. It may be important to check back frequently as new Apache builds become available.


Cpanel Update Server Software feature

Cpanel Update Server Software feature

The Update Server Software feature manages software dependencies (provided by the operating system) that cPanel requires.

Here’s where you can find and use this feature:

WHM (in browser) Main >> Software >> Update Server Software

And from the command Line


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