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Paths are listed below. Versions will change over time, so we have not included them here.


  • Stock OS distro is usually 5.4 or 7.0 located at /usr/bin/php (don't use this)
  • Newer versions managed by Plesk located at /opt/plesk/php/{x.y}/bin/php -- for example you can replace x.y with 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2 on most servers. If one of those does not work, the Plesk update utility can install them for you if you have your own VPS, or open a ticket to have us install whichever version you require. Note: some operating systems will no longer support versions older than 7.3.

MySQL / MariaDB


As of 2023 our shared servers are all running MariaDB 10.5.


Perl: /usr/bin/perl (typically 5.10.x or newer)
Python: /usr/bin/python (typically 2.6.x or newer)

htpasswd: /usr/bin/htpasswd
vhost path: /var/www/vhosts/yourdomain.com
Your web accessible folder: /var/www/vhosts/yourdomain.com/httpdocs

Please open a support request if you need the version information for anything else.

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