Updating the MailBeez Core System

With Version 3.0 MailBeez contains a comfortable tool to keep your installation up to date!

Updating when you get a notification

The integrated version controll will give you a notification when there is a new Version. Please click on this notification and follow the steps of the update tool.

The update tool is performing following steps

  1. Check server environment
  2. Download new version
  3. Check if all files are writable - this ensures that you won't get a "version mix" with old, not writable files
  4. Backup of /mailhive directory
  5. Writing new files (all core files will be overwritten)

Returning to the MailBeez admin you should see a notification.

If you are facing issue with the Backup process not finishing please use your FTP Client to delete all files appcache_ from the directory /mailhive/common/templates_c. With MailBeez Version 3.3.4 the cache is cleaned up automatically.

Update manually

In some cases it will be necessary to open the update tool manually.

To do so please add


to the URL of your MailBeez page, so the URL in your browser looks similar to:


then follow the steps for updating the core system.

Update using FTP

The updater is just not doing what it should? You still can update the "Old-School" style using FTP:

Please download the MailBeez Core System (.zip), unzip on your computer and upload to your store server using FTP.

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