- Windows Server 2003 / 2008
Important Upgrade Notes
For 64bit operating systems you will need to run any executables manually after upgrading.
This is due to windows security requesting a confirmation to run the program.
You should double-click on the following files, then close the window when running:
How to Upgrade to latest release
- Firstly, we want to backup crucial files.
a) Copy the [MCP-InstallDir]/database.php to your desktop
b) Copy the [MCP-InstallDir]/system/theme/MediaPanel to MediaPanel_original
- Download latest release
- Extract Contents
Extract the contents to your desktop which will reveal 3 items:
Open upload_and_rename and delete the database.php file.
Now copy all the files within this directory to your [MCP-InstallDir] overwriting everything.
- Empty templates cache
Delete all the .php files from the directory [MCP-Install]/temp/templates_c/
- Launch the upgrade script
Open your browser and launch the URL listed below.
MAKE SURE YOU UPDATE THE URL BELOW TO POINT TO YOUR OWN SERVER!
- 3rd Party Billing Systems
If you are using WHMCS, Blesta or another billing system - the latest files are available in [MCP-InstallDir]/other/
You will want to upgrade these files to take advantage of the latest features.
- Delete setup & other dirs
Delete the [MCP-InstallDir]/setup and [MCP-InstallDir]/other directories.
That is it - now you will be running the latest version available.
Wowza Media Server Upgrade
Upgrading is quite straight forward, since all the configurations and content are stored within the MediaCP database.
- Backup Wowza Media Server
It is a good idea to take a backup of Wowza Media Server in case you come across a problem.
- Uninstall Wowza Media Server
Uninstall Wowza Media Server from your system.
Do not worry about the configurations as these are all stored in the MediaCP database.
- Install the Latest Version of Wowza Media Server
Install the most recent version and apply any patches that might be available.
- Reconfigure Wowza / MediaCP Integration
You will now need to reapply the configurations to Wowza Media Server.
Please refer to the installation documentation for your operating system, you may skip Java JDK section.
- Update MediaCP Configuration
Login to the MediaCP, navigate to Administration -> Configuration and select the Plugins tab.
Update the path to Wowza Media Server with the new version number.
- Restart all Wowza Services
Login to the MediaCP, navigate to Administration -> Media Services and press restart on each service.
NOTE: A quick way of doing this is holding CTRL + Click on the restart icon, this will open the restart in a new page/tab.