Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Any Possible Update Issues With Activating Old License?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jazee, Nov 8, 2017.

Tags:
  1. jazee

    jazee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2015
    Messages:
    76
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    I've got a server that's been sitting idle not doing anything since last March so I let the Cpanel License Expire. I believe it was on version 54 when I stopped using it. I'm wondering if I reactivate the license should it update to the latest version with no issues?
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2011
    Messages:
    41,502
    Likes Received:
    1,616
    Trophy Points:
    363
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
  3. jazee

    jazee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2015
    Messages:
    76
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Is there possible issues is sys admin ran a "yum update" on the system before re-activating Cpanel license?
     
  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2011
    Messages:
    41,502
    Likes Received:
    1,616
    Trophy Points:
    363
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hello,

    That should not prevent the license from validating. Are you receiving a specific error message?

    Thank you.
     
  5. jazee

    jazee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2015
    Messages:
    76
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    I wasn't really concerned about the license. I was more concerned about other technical issues as I'm not sure if the O/S was upgraded manually since license expired would cause any other issues. I'm considering reactivating with an annual license and so just wanted to make sure there shouldn't be any issues before I place the order.
     
  6. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2011
    Messages:
    41,502
    Likes Received:
    1,616
    Trophy Points:
    363
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hello,

    It's difficult to know for sure, as it would depend if any custom RPMS were installed (e.g. Apache, PHP, MySQL). Generally, as long as YUM was setup the same way as it was when cPanel was initially installed, you shouldn't encounter any issues.

    Thank you.
     
Loading...

Share This Page