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Change PHP CLI version

How do I change the default version of PHP used via console?


  • You can use this format to run your PHP scripts

    /usr/local/lsws/lsphp74/bin/php /path/to/your.php

    Replace lsphp74 with lsphp73 or any other version you need
  • Yes but how to use PHP 7.4 as default php alias?
  • Find the current location of PHP, assuming its in /usr/bin
    Modify symbolic link
    ln -s /usr/bin/php /usr/local/lsws/lsphp74/bin/php
  • Great

    I think Cyberpanel is a great panel but it lack a lot of documentation like this.

    A lot of things are done like black magic
  • There's always the fear that something set up by Cyberpanel will break...
  • edited April 2020
    @muttahir I'm interested in your symlink solution. Php -v in the console says my Php version is 7.1.33-3+bionic (cli) and I would like to change to 7.2.x and I see that /usr/local/lsws/lsphp72 does exist on the server, and I note above you say to modify symbolic link:

    ln -s /usr/bin/php /usr/local/lsws/lsphp72/bin/php

    Will there be an existing symlink pointing to the lsphp71 directory, and if so where might I find it please? Your help would be much appreciated (I have limited knowledge of symlinks).
  • I solved it using:
    cp /usr/local/lsws/lsphp72/bin/php /usr/bin/
  • Type your comment> @NickW said:
    > I solved it using:
    > cp /usr/local/lsws/lsphp72/bin/php /usr/bin/

    This worked for me also!
  • I think there should be a separate tab for PHP CLI version under

    That would save a lot of people from having to go all SSH on it all the time.
  • Also wrote a complete guide regarding this ->
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