Downgrading MariaDB/MySQL on cPanel

IMPORTANT: This is something that is NOT recommended, especially for production servers! If for some reason you need to do this Or simply want the information, the write-up is below: MAKE A BACKUP of all data! If possible, make a snapshot/full backup of your server. This CAN go horribly wrong and cause severe data loss. $EDITOR /var/cpanel/cpanel.config search for the line, mysql-version=XXX edit that line to mysql-version=5.5   <<Or whichever version that is 1 version older than you are looking to downgrade to yum remove mariadb*    << |   <<Removes the wrong new version yum remove MariaDB-*  << /scripts/check_cpanel_rpms –fix  <<Installs the older version Then go into WHM, and “”upgrade”” to XX … Read More

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