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Server upgrade questions

Thread began 6/17/2023 5:42 am by Patrice | Last modified 6/21/2023 3:34 pm by Ray Borduin | 173 views | 2 replies |

PatriceWebAssist

Server upgrade questions

The server gods want me to move all my domains to new machines. Please review these upgrade suggestions and let me know if anything will interfere with any WA extensions including DataAssist or PowerCart installations. Also, what version of php is OK to use? I am currently using 7.1 on servers.

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We checked the server and I could see that the server is having MySQL version 10.2.44-MariaDB. If you wish to upgrade the current MySQL version to a higher version we can do this for you. Please note that some MySQL functions and methods that are supported in older versions of MySQL are not supported in newer versions. So, the applications that are using such deprecated functions will not work properly after the MySQL upgrade.

Please note that once MySQL is upgraded, it cannot be downgraded. If you wish to downgrade the MySQL version, the only option will be full VPS restore. So we suggest you take a backup of all MySQL databases before the upgrade.

Also, I could see the current OS version of your server is CentOS Linux 7. cPanel & WHM version 110 will be the final release that supports CentOS Linux 7. Support for this version is scheduled to end on June 30, 2024

We strongly recommend migrating to AlmaLinux 8. It is the recommended operating system to ensure compatibility with the newer releases of cPanel & WHM. Migrating to AlmaLinux 8 will help maintain a stable and supported environment for your cPanel installation.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Anything on php7 should be good to upgrade to the latest version of php. You may need to update some include files to the latest version but this would be named in any errors and can be updated with the latest extensions.

MySQL version can always be updated to latest the only issues I’ve seen there are different configuration settings that may have to be updated for complex queries.

The only difficulty comes when updating from pre php7 to pho7+ because all database interaction has to be updated to MySQLi.

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thank you!

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