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Article ID: 126804, created on Sep 4, 2015, last review on Dec 19, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.5


Since Plesk Automation 11.5 MU#20 auto-updater is implemented.

PA auto-updater - utility for check and install new PA micro-updates automatically.

The following options is available:

# ppa.autoupdater --help
Usage: ppa.autoupdater [options]

  -h, --help       show this help message and exit
  -e, --enable     Enables autoupdater for default schedule (1.00 AM, every day)
  -c, --configure  Enables autoupdater with custom schedule
  -d, --disable    Disables autoupdater
  -u, --update     Launch update of Plesk Automation

After micro-update installation PA auto-updater will send email to PA administrator account with status of update.

How to use

PA auto-updater is disabled by default.

To manage PA auto-updater run utility with one of the following options:

  1. After enable auto-updater will check new updates availability and install updates every day at 1.00AM:

    #ppa.autoupdater --enable
  2. Also it is possible to enable PA auto-updater with custom schedule and specify check time using cronjob syntax:

    # ppa.autoupdater --configure
    [INFO]: Input crontab entry when to run script '* * * * *' WITHOUT QUOTES
    [INFO]: Example 1 - '0 1 * * Sun,Sat' -> run every Sun & Sat at 1 AM
    [INFO]: Example 2 - '0 13 * * *' -> everyday at 1 PM
    15 15 * * *
  3. To disable PA auto-updater use '-d' option:

    # ppa.autoupdater --disable
  4. To run micro-update installation manually use '-u' option:

    # ppa.autoupdater --update

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