Updating server software

ISPmanager 5 enables to update software products installed on Debian, CentOS, FreeBSD.

Complete the following steps:

  • Log into the control panel with superuser permissions
  • Browse to the module "Software"
  • Click the "Update" icon to update the software. In the form that will open select the check box "Update list of available software"
  • Once complete, the panel will check updates for packages. If any, in the Software module you will see the banner "New software versions are available: __list__ (total__count__).".
  • Click "Details" to start the update process. Updates will run as a background task.
  • During the update process in the "Software' module you will see the banner "Software update is in progress..."
  • Once the background is over, in the "Software" module you will see the banner "Software update report is available...". The banner will display unless superuser views the report and delete it. Click "Details" to view the report .

Technical details

For software update:

  • Debian-based systems

Apt packet manager, execute the command:

apt-get -y --allow-unauthenticated upgrade
  • CentOS

Yum packet manager, execute the command:

yum -y update
  • FreeBSD

portupgrade update utility, execute the command:

portupgrade -a -r --batch

Note: if the portupgrade utility is not installed, it will be installed autmatically.


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