The following guide will show you how to Re-install Softaculous on your server.
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh chmod 755 install.sh ./install.sh --reinstall
That’s it ! This will re-install Softaculous on your server.
If you would like to perform the re-install process manually you can refer to the following steps :
Backup of your settings
First you need to take a backup of your Softaculous settings.
1. Copy the universal.php
Copy the universal setting file located at :
e.g. in cPanel, the universal.php is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/universal.php
2. Copy the iscripts.php
Copy the Enabled scripts file located at :
e.g. in cPanel, the iscripts.php is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/iscripts.php
3. Copy the categories.php
This file stores the order of Script Categories which can be changed from Softaculous Admin panel -> Categories
Copy the categories file located at :
e.g. in cPanel, the categories.ser is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/categories.ser
4. Copy the conf Folder
Copy the conf folder located at :
e.g. in cPanel, the conf folder is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/conf
5. Copy the hooks folder, IF you have configured hooks
IF YOU HAVE CONFIGURED ANY HOOKS FOR THE INSTALLATION, YOU WILL HAVE TO COPY THE HOOKS FOLDER AS WELL
e.g. in cPanel, the conf folder is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/hooks
6. Copy the cscripts.php ( IF PRESENT )
cscripts.php is the file for custom scripts.
Copy the custom scripts file located at :
e.g. in cPanel, the cscripts.php is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/enduser/cscripts.php
7. Copy the Custom Script Packages ( IF PRESENT )
If you have configured any Custom Script, you will need to copy the packages on to the new server.
Copy the custom scripts located at :
Delete the following folder from your server to uninstall Softaculous :
e.g. in cPanel, Softaculous is located at /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/
Now you should re-install Softaculous on your server.
1. Make sure Ioncube is enabled on your server.
2. Execute the following commands on your server to install Softaculous :
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh chmod 755 install.sh ./install.sh
Copy the settings files you backed up earlier
Now copy the setting files that you backed up in the first step. Replace the files to the respective path from where you copied them.
Thats it!! You have re-installed Softaculous on your server.