How to Upgrade MySQL on the cPanel (Installation Guide)

In the web hosting industry cPanel control panel is the only control panel which supports easy-to-understand GUI-based (Graphical User Interface) to manage the hosting resources of a website.

cPanel hosting supports different features to manage hosting resources which include Spam Assassin,  Email forwarding, Awstats, and MySQL to support and manage databases of a website.

And at a certain time, it becomes obligatory to upgrade from an older version of MySQL. So to upgrade your MySQL version you just have to log in to WHM with the root user and access the option Server Configuration then Tweak Settings.

Look for MySQL and check the radio button for 5.0 from 4.1 OR login to the server via SSH and open the file /var/cpanel/cpanel.config and find MySQL-version. Modify it to 5.0 from 4.1. Save the file and exit.

Now execute the commands on the server to upgrade the MySQL version.

/scripts/upcp –force

/scripts/MySQL –force

Wait for MySQL to upgrade. Once the process is completed, check the MySQL version.

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