Upgrading PHP on Plesk Virtuozzo VPS
The CentOS 5 EZ template released by the Russian mafia at Parallels contains an old version of PHP and is yum-less. The first step to upgrade this is to install yum with this huge number of packages.
Next install the great atomicrocketturtle repositories:
wget -q -O - <span>http://www.atomicorp.com/installers/atomic</span> |sh
And then finally update PHP:
yum upgrade php
If upgrading from PHP 4, there maybe some additional config files to mess with. See atomicturtle’s wiki page on PHP for troubleshooting.