Managing Plesk Updates

Operator: <updater>

XML Schema: updater.xsd

Plesk version: 8.1.1

API RPC version:

Plesk user: Plesk Administrator


The updater operator is used to manage Plesk updates and install specified components. This operator generalizes methods of working with Plesk updates system. Full functionality is available in Plesk for Unix. In Plesk for Windows functionality of the operator is limited. For instance, you cannot install specified components - this task is made by Plesk Installer.


Supported operations


  • CHECK shows current status of Plesk Updater
  • GET-UPDATES retrieves list of available Plesk updates
  • GET-COMPONENTS checks status of already installed components, and retrieves list of new components available for installation
  • INSTALL-COMPONENT installs the specified component
  • UPDATE updates current version of Plesk

Next in this section:

Checking Updater Status

Retrieving Plesk Updates

Updating Plesk