How do I update Plesk from the command line?

Important Notes:

  • This guide will show you how to update Plesk from the command line. If you do not know how to log into your server using the command line, click here.

Getting Started:


  1. First, you will need to download the Plesk auto installer to your dedicated server. To do this simply browse to the Plesk download page at: Choose the appropriate installer for your server OS type and version.

  2. Once you've located the correct installer for your server, right click on the download link and choose "Copy Link Location" from the dop down list.

  3. Now go to your command line session and issue a wget command and paste the copied link behind "wget" following command:

    []# wget

  4. Once the download is complete, you will need to give the file permission to execute. The following command will do this:
    []# chmod +x
  5. You can now execute the auto installer with the following command:

    []# ./

  6. Once the auto installer is launched, you will be able to step through some easy options. You should get to a screen like the following:


  7. Be sure to choose the next version of Plesk in the sequence for example go from 8.0.1 to 8.1.1 to 8.2.0 do not just go from 8.01 to 8.3.

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