What is the version of the installed software?

If you have SSH access, the easiest way to find the version of an application installed on your Linux server is to enter a command that consists of the application name followed by -v or –version.

For example, if you want to find out what version of Perl you’re using, you can do so using:

$ perl -v.

You can also find the version of some of your software through the Graphic User Interface of your web hosting control panel.



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  1. Junior

    December 9, 2021 / 14:02

    They say use the latest software version, but PgSQL is in 9.2.x version that is a discountinued version.
    9.6v is on EOL and version 14 existis since 2019.

    They realy should update PgSQL servers

    1. ScalaHosting
      ScalaHosting Staff

      March 15, 2022 / 12:50

      Hello, Junior,
      This is the latest version supported by cPanel and the server’s operating system. As soon as the setup allows for the implementation of a newer version, we’ll update it.

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