Blesta Guides update

Upgrade to Blesta 5.0.3 from 5.0.x

Firstly we need to download the patch file from: so right click on Download 5.0.3 Patch or download it if your doing it via FTP / DirectAdmin.



unzip the patch version zip.

wget -N

Remove conflicting files (sometimes you've edited something which has been updated.

\cp -rf ./blesta/* ./*
\chown -R username: ./*

chown is used if you're not using root as the username. It's recommended not to use root. Most people use www-data.



  1. Extract your zip to your computer.
  2. Drag the files to be uploaded to your Blesta root on your server from the blesta folder.



  1. Upload the zip to your blesta root via the DirectAdmin file manager.
  2. Extract the zip.
  3. Move the files from /blesta/ to your blesta root.



Finally run the upgrade script:


FTP & DirectAdmin:

Go to and click Continue with Upgrade and Upgrade and it should be completed.



php ./index.php admin/upgrade
Blesta CLI Upgrader
Upgrade from 5.0.1 to 5.0.3? (Y/N): Y
1/1 [========================================] 100%
44/44 [========================================] 100%
17/17 [========================================] 100%
7/7 [========================================] 100%


Your version may be 5.0.0 or 5.0.2 to 5.0.3. I skipped 5.0.2 by mistake 😂.


There you go, you're now on Blesta Version 5.0.3!

Michael Dance
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