How to manage the backups made with Installatron

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How to manage the backups made with Installatron

Once you have created a backup, you can restore it if needed.

1) Go to the My Backups tab.

2) Click Restore This Backup.

3) Click Next to start.

4) Select the files, directories and database tables that will be restored. Anything in red will overwrite an existing item in the destination.

5) Click Next.

6) Click Submit.

7) Click Complete.

Backups take up space on your server. Once you no longer need a backup, you can delete it.

8) Go to My Backups.

9) Click Delete.

10) Click Next.

11) Click Next.

12) Submit to delete.

13) Click Complete.

This concludes the demonstration. You now know how to manage backups in Installatron.

How to upgrade applications in Installatron

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How to upgrade applications in Installatron

If there is a new version of an application installed in Installatron, you can upgrade to the latest one.

If an application is up to date, a green check will be displayed next to the version like shown here.

If there’s a newer version, a button will be displayed.

1) Click the button to begin.

2) Click Next.

Here we can see the latest version and the current version. You can select an earlier version to upgrade to, but it’s recommended that you upgrade to the latest.

3) Click Next.

4) Select whether or not to create a backup in case something breaks during upgrading.

5) Click Next.

6) Click Submit.

7) Click Complete.

8) Click this link to view our newly upgraded application.

Everything appears to have upgraded correctly.

That’s it! You now know how to upgrade an application in Installatron.

How to install LimeSurvey in Installatron

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How to install LimeSurvey in Installatron

Let’s see how to install LimeSurvey from Installatron.

1) Click Applications Browser.

2) Scroll down until you find LimeSurvey in the list.

This page will show you more information about the script.

3) When ready, click Install This Application.

4) Click Next to begin.

5) If you have multiple domain names, select the one where this application should be installed.

6) Enter the path here.

7) Click Next.

8) Choose the version that should be installed. You should choose the latest version unless you require an older release.

9) Click Next.

You must accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) before continuing.

10) Click I Accept.

11) Set the database management settings here. Leave the default if you want Installatron to automatically create and setup a database.

12) Click Next.

13) Set the website title, admin username, password, email, and your name, then click Next.

14) Click Submit to install.

After a moment the software will be installed and a page containing information about the installation will be displayed.

15) Click Complete.

16) Use this link to view your newly installed application.

Here is our new installation of LimeSurvey, ready for use.

How to import an existing application into Installatron

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How to import an existing application into Installatron

If you’ve installed an application from another auto installer or manually, you can import it to be managed through Installatron.

1) Go to the Applications Browser.

2) Find the script in the menu on the left.

We’ll use b2evolution for this example.

3) Click Import Existing Install.

4) Click Next.

5) Choose the domain and path on your server where the script is installed.

6) Click Next.

7) Select the installed version and click Next.

For this part, you will need the application’s database name, username, and password.

8) Choose the database name from the list.

9) If the database username is different than shown, enter the right username.

10) Enter the database password.

11) Click Next.

12) Click Submit.

After a moment, the software will be imported.

13) Click Complete.

14) Click this link to view your imported installation.

Here is our newly imported install. Everything seems to be working.