Update 3CX Linux (Debian) Server from V16 to V18

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  • Update 3CX Linux (Debian) Server from V16 to V18
  • How to update 3CX Linux (Debian) Server from V16 to V18


    For Debian 10 and Raspberry PI


    1. Create a Backup and download the .zip file

    Create a backup and download the newly created .zip file. Make sure you save it somewhere safe, such as your Desktop or Downloads.

    2. Make sure you are updated to the latest release of 3CX V16

    The latest version of 3CX V16 is the 16.0.8.9 build. "3CX Version 16, Update 8 FINAL" is the required version to install before the Version 18 Upgrade is available for download.

    3. Watch the email address you have configured for notifications

    Watch the email address you have configured for notifications, as failure notifications will go here.

    4. Two methods of updating

    • a. Updates section of 3CX Management Console

    • b. Terminal/Console: apt update && apt upgrade -y && apt autoremove --purge now shutdown -r now

    You should then get an Update Successful email.

    • Note: 3CX Update V16 to V18 does not restart underlying system, it will only restarts services.

    5. Clear the browser cache or restart the server

    When loading the web client after update, it may show "Disconnected. Waiting for network." Clear your browser cache and you may need to restart the underlying system for the new version of the web client to show.

    • Note: There are some reports of digital receptionist prompts missing after updating.

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