Last Modified: 05.08.2020
PHP and MySQL are not automatically updated during the BitrixVA update. They can be updated manually via the virtual appliance menu item 1. Manage hosts in the pool - 8. Upgrade PHP and MySQL versions.
Note: Menu item 1. Manage servers in the pool - 8. Upgrade PHP and MySQL versions appears only in BitrixVM version 5.1.x and higher.
Attention! Presently, there are several available PHP versions: 5.6, 7.0, 7.1 и 7.2. To use the option to update PHP to the required version (7.0 – 7.1 – 7.2), it is necessary to update PHP version to 5.6 and MySQL to 5.5 via the menu item 1. Manage servers in the pool - 8. Upgrade PHP and MySQL versions and proceed with updating PHP sequentially to version 7.0 and then to version 7.1 and finally, to version 7.2. via the same menu item.
If you need to roll back from PHP version to 5.6, it can be done by proceeding with rolling back the PHP versions as follows: 7.2 > 7.1 > 7.0 > 5.6 using the menu item 1. Rollback php to х.х version