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How to upgrade php version from 5.2 to 5.3 on DirectAdmin platform

Following is the instructions to upgrade your Dedicated Server’s PHP from version 5.2 to 5.3 on DirectAdmin platform:

Step 1: ssh to the server

Step 2: Enter following commands:

# cd /usr/local/DirectAdmin/custombuild 
# ./build set php5_ver 5.3
# ./build update
# ./build php n
# service httpd restart

Once it’s done, you can check the upgrade by using below command:

# php -v

The example result return will be “PHP 5.3.13 (cli) (built: Jun 12 2012 19:37:45)”

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