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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Solokron, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Solokron

    Solokron Well-Known Member

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    Performing some cleanup I accidentally had a space in my command

    Code:
    rm apache.backup * -rf
    Fortunately I caught it immediately when I realized it was taking too long. Unfortunately I lost parts of the cPanel folder and apache. Attempting a rebuild the /scripts folder which must be symlinked is now missing. ok great, pulled the cPanel install file and attempt a reinstall.

    Code:
    wget http://layer1.cpanel.net/latest
    sh latest --force
    Results in:
    Yes, 5.1 is installed on this VPS because the client requires the older version. Question is, how do I get cPanel reinstalled with MySQL 5.1 on the server?

    I attempted to place a support ticket but because scripts folder is gone and cPanel is no longer functional I cannot acquire my support ID for the VPS. ok, so now I put in a support ticket via the contact page on cpanel.net which results in an email back:

    So I need to get this back up and running. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you!
     
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  2. Solokron

    Solokron Well-Known Member

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    Another workaround, it possible to download and install cPanel 11.38?
     
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    Solokron Well-Known Member

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    Due to the overwhelming response I am going to bite the bullet and force an update with cpanel.config set for 5.5 This should be fun.
     
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  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Could you let us know the ticket number of the ticket you submitted so we can update this thread with the outcome?

    Thank you.
     
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  5. Solokron

    Solokron Well-Known Member

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    Fortunately cPanel was smartly able to rebuild everything with the information in /var/cpanel and I convinced the client to move to MySQL 5.5.

    Thank you.
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    I am happy to see the issue is now resolved. Thank you for updating us with the outcome.
     
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