In this section you will find the changelogs for 4PSA DNS Manager 4 and later releases.
For details with regard to the minimum hardware requirements and compatibilities, please consult the.
The 4PSA DNS Manager installation can be performed:
- Using the Command line installation script (check the Command Line Installer section for more details);
- Using the ISO Image (check the section for more details);
- Using a Virtuozzo server (check the Virtuozzo Templates Installation for more details).
Changes in 4PSA DNS Manager 4 Series
Before upgrading a 4PSA DNS Manager 1.4.0 installation to 4PSA DNS Manager 4.0.0, you must be aware of the following important changes in 4PSA DNS Manager 4.0.0:
Running Beside Plesk
4PSA DNS Manager 4 cannot run on the same server with Parallels Plesk. 4PSA DNS Manager is still able to gather records from Plesk servers, but the 4PSA DNS Manager server is no longer able to run on the same server with Plesk. If you are currently running 4PSA DNS Manager 1.x on a Plesk server, you have to migrate your installation to another machine.
4PSA DNS Manager 4 requires MySQL-server 5.x. During the installation it will update your current MySQL server. If you are using this machine for other purposes (although not recommended) be aware that this might affect applications that require MySQL.
4PSA DNS Manager 4 runs on its own admin server. You will be able to access the management interface after update to:
In order to synchronize with database zones and remote updates, 4PSA DNS Manager 4 uses two daemons, called
updateurld. The cron jobs in 4PSA DNS Manager are no longer available. Please refer to the Command Line Interface guide for more details.
4PSA DNS Manager 4 comes in RPM packages, on Linux distributions that support RPM. The product installer will download and install them from the 4PSA DNS Manager repository.
This is the checklist you need to verify when upgrading 4PSA DNS Manager:
Upgrading to 4PSA DNS Manager 4 will stop your DNS server. Do not upgrade a 4PSA DNS Manager server if redundancy is not guaranteed by secondary servers. Therefore all servers in the infrastructure must be updated one at a time.
Prior to 1.3.5
The upgrade script will upgrade ONLY 4PSA DNS Manager 1.3.5 and newer server versions. If you have installed an older version, upgrade it to 4PSA DNS Manager 1.4.0 and then run the 4PSA DNS Manager 4 installer.
Make sure that the MySQL user setup in DNS Manager 1.x configuration file at
/usr/local/dnsmanager/dnsmanager.conf has root access to your MySQL installation. If root access is not available, grant it with root access before executing the installer. If you do not do this, installer will fail.
Named Server Reconfiguration
Named server will be totally reconfigured during this upgrade. Your old named files will be saved to /var/named/run-root.4psasave. If you had any zones that were not managed in 4PSA DNS Manager interface, or particular named options in place, you MUST reapply them.
Check Permission and Limits
The upgrade process will import records from your old database and convert them to the new 4PSA DNS Manager 4 format. After upgrade, you should check permissions and limits on your customers, because 4PSA DNS Manager features more advanced permissions and limits, some of them with a slightly different behavior.
Read If You Are Using Remote Updates
In 4PSA DNS Manager 4, the format of the dump files changed. Two formats are no longer necessary and more information is made available in the new format. Therefore, AFTER upgrading 4PSA DNS Manager to version 4 you will have to replace the interface scripts on ALL remote machines. The interface scripts for more popular control panels are available on:
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