How to upgrade Plesk to the next release


Plesk can be upgraded either via a browser or a command-line interface directly on a Plesk server.

During the upgrade process: Plesk will be unavailable and Websites will stay online.

Note: To find out if your operating system supports the next release, visit the Plesk Lifecycle Policypage. ( )

1. Upgrading Plesk via a browser:

Note: Make sure that port 8447 is opened in firewall. If it is closed and cannot be opened, use the command-line instructions.

In Plesk, go to Tools & Settings and click Updates and Upgrades.



On the Updates and Upgrades page, click Install or Upgrade Product.

On the Install or Upgrade Product page, select a Plesk version from the drop-down list and click Continue to begin the upgrade procedure.



2. Upgrading Plesk via a command-line interface:

Connect to a Plesk server via SSH/RDP.
Start Plesk Installer:

  • On Linux, run command:

# /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/autoinstaller


  • On Windows Server, start a command prompt as an Administrator and run the command:


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