Upgrade WHM/cPanel to latest version

It’s always a good idea to keep your WHM/cPanel installation up-to-date. You can upgrade cPanel via the WHM interface or via the command line.

Upgrade cPanel via the WHM interface:

  1. Connect to WHM as root user
  2. Navigate to cPanel >> Upgrade to Latest Version
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  3. Click the Click to Upgrade button. Select the Force option if you want to reinstall WHM/cPanel.
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    Forced Reinstall
    This feature allows you to force a reinstall of the cPanel & WHM software, regardless of whether WHM detects that your system is up-to-date. This can be useful if any files are corrupt and you wish to reinstall them.

  4. The process will begin. At the end you will see a message Upgrade complete
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The movie tutorial for this KB post:

Upgrade WHM

You can also run a cPanel upgrade at the command line.Use:

root@web [~]# /scripts/upcp

and with the –force parameter:

root@web [~]# /scripts/upcp --force

The full output of the command is here cpanel upgrade command line output

Also check our article on How to change the WHM/cPanel update tier

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