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In this section you will find the changelogs for the latest 4PSA Total Backup releases:

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Requirements

4PSA Total Backup is the ultimate server backup solution.
Total Backup is packaged in the following installation formats:

In order to use pbzip2 as package tool you should install it. The package and installation details can be found here.

Installation

RPM Capable Linux Distributions

You can use the installer from 4PSA Plesk Installer to install 4PSA Total Backup. Be aware that this installer requires yum, therefore you must have installed yum package manager on your server.
If you want to install the RPM packages manually (not recommended), 4PSA Total Backup RPM packages are available here.

Follow the steps below to install the product using 4psapleskinstaller.sh:

  1. Log in to your server using SSH from Linux or Putty from Windows. You have to be logged in as root in order to install the program.
  2. Create a directory called /usr/local/src.
  3. Download the installer by typing in the shell prompt:
    The 4PSA Plesk Installer will be downloaded.
  4. Execute the 4psapleskinstaller.sh installation script by typing:
    Next, follow the instructions on screen.

Debian and FreeBSD

In this case, you must download 4PSA Total Backup installation script from the Support Zone. To do so, simply click Downloads and download the installation archive.

Follow the instructions below to install 4PSA Total Backup:

  1. Log in to your server using SSH from Linux or Putty from Windows. You have to be logged in as root in order to install the program.
  2. Create a directory called /usr/local/src.
  3. Decompress and untar the distribution file in /usr/local/src by typing in the shell prompt:
    The program will extract a directory which contains the installation script. Change to this directory.
  4. Execute the install.sh installation script by typing:
    Next, follow the instructions on screen.

Upgrade

Plan the Upgrade

To guarantee the success of a system upgrade, make sure you:

  • Review the Release Notes for the software version you want to upgrade to.
  • Test the upgrade process and the new software on a testing environment.

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This testing should especially be done for installations in Service Provider environment.

  • Schedule the upgrade after making sure that all implications of the upgrade are fully understood.

Perform the Upgrade

The upgrade process depends on your installation environment:

Upgrade Plesk (Major Versions)

RPM Based Linux Distributions

When you upgrade Plesk between major versions (for example from Plesk 9.5 to Plesk 10.3), due to the dependencies between RPM packages it might be necessary to remove the Total Backup from your server. To make sure that you do not remove other settings as well, execute the following command in the shell prompt:

After you upgrade Plesk to the new version, you can also upgrade Total Backup to the latest compatible version using the 4PSA Plesk Installer as described in the RPM Capable Linux Distributions section.

Debian and FreeBSD

It is not required to remove Total Backup before upgrading Plesk.

After you upgrade Plesk to the new version, you can also upgrade Total Backup to the latest compatible version as described in the Debian and FreeBSD section.

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