Overview 

cPanel, L.L.C. releases new builds often, which may make it hard to keep your servers consistent. Disabling updates is a common way to work around this, or you can use our release tiers. However, our Long-Term Support (LTS) tier may be a better option for you in many cases.

In cPanel & WHM version 62 and higher, the /etc/cpanel/TIERS.json file contains LTS settings.

We use these guidelines for LTS releases: 

Third-party applications

cPanel & WHM provides various third-party applications. For the life of an LTS release, we provide critical updates for third-party applications. However, we may provide them as back-ported patches instead of upgrades.

EasyApache

cPanel, L.L.C. releases EasyApache separately from cPanel & WHM's release schedule.

cPanel, L.L.C. provides EasyApache updates for an LTS release until the LTS release reaches End of Life (EOL). If the LTS version doesn't meet a new EasyApache feature or function's requirements, EasyApache will update. However, we can't guarantee or support that update. 

EasyApache 3 deprecation

cPanel & WHM no longer develops EasyApache 3 and only releases security updates for it. We deprecated EasyApache 3 on December 31, 2018. We no longer update EasyApache 3. In cPanel & WHM version 78, we will remove support for EasyApache 3. 

We strongly recommend that you upgrade to EasyApache 4. For more information, read our EasyApache 4 documentation. 

PHP

EasyApache uses the php.net supported versions timeline

RPMs for unsupported versions of PHP will remain on the cPanel, L.L.C. mirrors and servers. However, we will not provide any further updates.

Site Software (cPAddons)

cPAddons in cPanel's Site Software interface (Home >> Software >> Site Software) get updates throughout the LTS release's lifetime.

WHM Plugins

Plugins in WHM's Manage Plugins interface (Home >> cPanel >> Manage Plugins) get updates throughout the LTS release's lifetime.

Schedule for Long-Term Support releases of cPanel & WHM

Additional documentation