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Deprecating older PHP versions
Posted by on 25 October 2021 10:16 AM

As part of a constant effort to maintain a secured Shared Hosting environment, we are deprecating older PHP versions < 7.3 on the server where your domain is hosted. 

Maintenance window:

Start Time:27/Oct/21 8:00 PM IST
End Time: 27/Oct/21 8:30 PM IST

 

Servers impacted

plesk-web2.webhostbox.net

md-plesk-web8.webhostbox.net

mdin-pp-wb2.webhostbox.net

bh-plesk-web3.webhostbox.net

plesk-web21.webhostbox.net


What happens during the maintenance window?

1.Force upgrade of all customer websites which are running on the older versions (5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1,7.2) to version 7.3 and above
2.Removal of older PHP binaries (5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1,7.2) from the server

What will be the impact?
The website functionality will be affected if it is not compatible with PHP versions 7.3 or 7.4

What needs to be done?
Kindly contact your web developer and modify your website code such that it works with the latest PHP versions 7.3 or 7.4

Kindly ignore this message if your websites are already running on PHP 7.3 or above.

Please get in touch with our Support team if you have any questions.