Update Softaculous

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Overview

This guide will show you how to update Softaculous immediately. By default Softaculous updates itself every 24 hours i.e. if you have not disabled auto updating. You can either update Softaculous from the Softaculous Admin Panel or by executing the CRON command.

Update via CRON
Update using GUI

1) Updating by CRON command

You can simply execute the CRON command on your server to upgrade Softaculous.

For cPanel SSH to your server as root and enter following commands :
Root> /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/php /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/cron.php


For Direct Admin SSH to your server as root and enter following commands :

Root> /usr/local/bin/php -d open_basedir="" -d safe_mode=0 -d disable_functions="" /usr/local/directadmin/plugins/softaculous/cron.php 


For Plesk, ISPManager SSH to your server as root and enter following commands :

Root> php /usr/local/softaculous/cron.php


For InterWorx SSH to your server as root and enter following commands :

Root> /home/interworx/bin/php /usr/local/softaculous/cron.php


For H-Sphere SSH to your server as root and enter following commands :

Root> /hsphere/shared/php5/bin/php-cli -d open_basedir="" -d safe_mode=0 -d disable_functions="" /usr/local/softaculous/cron.php


2) Updating from Softaculous Admin panel

Go to softaculous Admin Panel, click on "Updates".


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  • You will then get the list of all the updates if you do not have the current version and it will give you a Update option to click.
  • Once you click on Update option, softaculous will be updated successfully.


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