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Upgrade 7.5.4 to 8.1

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by ps4you, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. ps4you

    ps4you Guest

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    Have anyone sucessfully an upgrade from Plesk 7.5.4 to 8.1.

    I have a CentOS 4.4 Box with the RHEL4 Version of PLesk 7.5.4.

    Is it better to upgrade from 7.5.4 to 8.0.1 and then 8.1 or can i upgrade directly to 8.1. Can i use the Cp Panel Installer or is it better to upgrade manually.

    Kind Regards

    ps4you
     
  2. poke

    poke Guest

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    I would upgrade incrementally.

    As always, backup your data and I think the updater will work for you.

    One thing to keep in mind is that plesk 7.5.4 houses the vhosts in /home/httpd/vhosts/ and Plesk 8 by default installs the vhosts to /var/www/vhosts/... This could lead to problems if you or clients have been using absolute paths...

    I do believe that the update now will retain the /home/httpd/vhosts/ structure so just a heads up.

    Good Luck ;)
     
  3. Hultenius

    Hultenius Guest

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    The default path already is /var/www/vhosts/ in CentOS 4.x and Plesk 7.5.x.
    However, if you had RedHat 9 or something, the path might have been /home/httpd/vhosts/.
     
  4. poke

    poke Guest

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    A fresh install, sure.

    I was just bringing this to his attention so he can successfully update his box ;)
     
  5. radialhosting

    radialhosting Guest

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    Go to 8.0 and then to 8.1

    I had issues going to 8.1 from 7.5.x on Redhat
     
  6. Spacey@

    Spacey@ Guest

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    Hiyas..

    I'm in nearly the same situation. But 7.5.4 running on a Strato Suse 9.3 and thinking about an upgrade. - Thought about that few months ago as well but didn't dare so far :)

    Did you already upgrade? And did everything go well via the plesk updater? Step by step: 7.5.4 -> 8.0.0 -> 8.0.1 -> 8.1.0? :)

    Thanks, Spacey
     
  7. ps4you

    ps4you Guest

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    I have tested it on a Test Box:

    Upgrade from 7.5.4 to Version 8.0.1 failed with autoinstaller. I upgraded to the 8.0.1 Version manually-stop plesk /etc/init.d/psa stopall:

    pwd
    /root/plesk8.0.1/dist-rpm-RedHat-el4-i386/base

    [root@plesk base]# rpm -Uhv *
    error: Failed dependencies:
    php-configurator is needed by psa-8.0.1-rhel4.build80060613.20.i586
    psa-autoinstaller >= 3.0.1 is needed by psa-8.0.1-rhel4.build80060613.20.i586
    psa-tomcat-configurator < 8.0.0 conflicts with psa-8.0.1-rhel4.build80060613.20.i586
    psa-security = 7.5 is needed by (installed) psa-migration-manager-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.i586
    psa = 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-bu-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.i586
    psa-pre >= 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-bu-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.i586
    psa-pre >= 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-migration-manager-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.i586
    psa-pre >= 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-api-rpc-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.noarch
    psa-pre >= 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-spamassassin-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060617.18.i586
    psa-api-common = 7.5.4 is needed by (installed) psa-api-rpc-7.5.4-rhel4.build75060321.20.noarch


    I upgrade with the option nodeps and force
    [root@plesk base]# rpm -Uhv --force --nodeps *

    after the base package upgrade i installed the opt packages manually with the option rpm -Uhv without any problems:
    vault
    updater
    perl
    migration
    mailman
    mail
    docs
    api
    backup

    after that i installed the /root/plesk8.0.1/thirdparty-rpm-RedHat-el4-i386 Application (Tomcat)
    You must install the following Application from the Redhat Network
    Installing:
    alsa-lib i386 1.0.6-5.RHEL4 base 302 k
    chkfontpath i386 1.10.0-2 base 13 k
    php-domxml i386 4.3.9-3.22 update 50 k
    php-gd i386 4.3.9-3.22 update 98 k
    php-mbstring i386 4.3.9-3.22 update 920 k
    ttmkfdir i386 3.0.9-14.1.EL base 43 k
    unixODBC i386 2.2.11-1.RHEL4.1 base 829 k
    unixODBC-devel i386 2.2.11-1.RHEL4.1 base 772 k
    xorg-x11-deprecated-libs i386 6.8.2-1.EL.13.37.5 update 267 k
    xorg-x11-font-utils i386 6.8.2-1.EL.13.37.5 update 302 k
    Installing for dependencies:
    xorg-x11-xfs i386 6.8.2-1.EL.13.37.5 update 315 k

    remove dummy-selinux-vz-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
    its only for Virtuozzo and install rpm -Uhv *

    remove rpm -e tomcat4 tomcat4-webapps tomcat4-admin-webapps psa-tomcat-configurator and install /root/plesk8.0.1/dist-rpm-RedHat-el4-i386/opt/java / with rpm -Uhv *

    reboot and install plesk 8.1 with the console autoinstaller ./psa_installer_v3.1.0_build061201.02_os_RedHat_el4_i386

    This upgrade works for me. We upgrade our Server on 2 March.
     
  8. thewolf

    thewolf Regular Pleskian

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    Hi,

    I'm also considering to upgrade from Plesk 7.5.4 to 8.1.

    Do you still recommend going through Plesk 8.0 before upgrading to 8.1?

    Thanks.
     
  9. Spacey@

    Spacey@ Guest

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    It worked for me via 8.0... so if I do this once again, I'd go that way.
     
  10. radialhosting

    radialhosting Guest

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    same. Go to 8.0 first.
     
  11. ps4you

    ps4you Guest

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    Yes, go to 8.0.1 manually(all components)and then install the version 8.1 with the autoinstaller on the command line. I have updated my productive Server on 02 March without any problems.

    Kind Regards

    ps4you
     
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