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Upgrading MySQL in cPanel

Upgrading MySQL in cPanel

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Hello, I want to install a new application on my unix x86_64 (virtual) server. The server has MySQL Version 5.5.49 but the application requires MySQL 5.6 or upwards. I want to update MySQL on my server without having to go through the host. (There are no buttons on cPanel for upgrading MySql easily as there is for PHP.) Neither the directory /var/cpanel/cpanel.config nor the file cpanel.config exist on my server. (Also there is no directory \usr.) Any suggestions as to what I can do? All help will be greatly appreciated.

RE: Upgrading MySQL in cPanel

cPanel is for site/account management not server management

If you have WHM on your VM
WHM -> Software -> MySQL Upgrade

If you have root shell access

For Ubuntu based

CODE -->

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 

for centOS/RedHat/fedora replace apt-get with yum

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