I'm running CentOS; WHM/CPanel is telling me:

fatal: Newer releases of cPanel & WHM are not compatible with your MySQL version: 5.0. Upgrade your MySQL server to a version greater or equal to 5.1

I checked my version:

mysql  Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.96, for pc-linux-gnu (i686) using readline 5.1

So I checked my installed package via yum:

Installed Packages    

cpanel-mysql.i386            5.0.96-1.cp1136         installed

It looks up to date. I feel like I'm stuck in a loop here, how am I suppose to upgrade WHM while staying within CPanel's packages?

Attempting to update:

yum update cpanel-mysql
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.us.leaseweb.net
 * extras: mirror.beyondhosting.net
 * rpmforge: mirror.teklinks.com
 * updates: ftp.usf.edu
Excluding Packages in global exclude list
Setting up Update Process
No Packages marked for Update

You can't use YUM. CPanel will block mysql and other common services as it takes control over the server. You have to use the upgrade option in WHM :)


You can easily upgrade your server’s MySQL version with WHM’s “MySQL Upgrade” interface, which is located at: Home >> Software >> MySQL Upgrade.

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