Windows Plesk Hosting - How to Upgrade the Plesk
Upgrading the Plesk is an important way for taking the advantage of the consoles latest features and avoiding any potential security pitfalls that can be risen when running an outdated software. This article will show the best way to upgrade the Plesk panel to the latest version.
Before performing the actual upgrade to Plesk, one should:
Make the backup of the entire server, you can use the snapshot backup tool. The tool will give you an option of restoring to the old server setup if there is anything wrong with the upgrade.
Rebooting the server.
There is always the possibility that you will need to reinstall or revert that backup data.
From the Control Panel
You need to log in the Plesk Control Panel
From the menu which is on the left select the Tools and Settings
Under the Plesk Section you need to select updates and upgrades
Here a new tab will open depending on the settings of the browser. If you have been upgrading to the latest version of the Plesk, you need to click on the Install or you need to upgrade the product. If you are there on the latest version and you just need to upgrade the components, then click on the update components.
Now you need to click on the continue button for upgrading to the latest Plesk version.
Here the upgrade will begin. This process can take up to 20 minutes for completion depending on the internet connection. Once it is completed you will get a confirmation message.
Upgrading the Plesk from Server Administrator Panel
First you need to Log in the Server Administrative Panel
Here is the Plesk Server Administrative Panel. Now you can click for the larger view.
Now from the left menu click on the Tools and Settings
Now click on Tools and Settings
Now under the Plesk section of the server tab, you can select the updates and upgrades.
Here a new window or tab will open depending on the browser settings. If you are upgrading to the latest version of the Plesk, then click on the install or upgrade the product. If you are already there on the latest version and if you just want to upgrade the components then click on the update components.
Now you can click on the continue button for upgrading to the latest version of the Plesk.
Here the upgrading process will begin. Hence one needs to be patient, the process of upgrading can take a time up to 20 minutes for completion depending on the internet connection. Once it is completed you will be receiving a confirmation message.