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How to Upgrade mySQL to latest version

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Stylissimo, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. Stylissimo

    Stylissimo Member

    May 28, 2005
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    Is it possible to easily upgrade mySQL to the latest version in WHM ??
  2. Aric1

    Aric1 Well-Known Member

    Oct 15, 2003
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    Select the version you want to use in Tweak Settings, then click "Update Server Software" in WHM and MySQL will be upgraded. If you upgrade MySQL to a major new release (4.0 -> 4.1 or 4.x -> 5) you'll need to also click on Update Apache in WHM and recompile PHP. This will make sure PHP works with the new version of MySQL you've just installed.

    Minor updates 4.0.18 -> 4.0.25 typically don't require an update of PHP.

    Just to be safe, you should force install Bundle::DBD::mysql (perl module) via WHM while you are at it.
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