Get Softaculous license details from commandline

Is it possible? Yes this commandline functionality will be available on Softaculous 4.2.1+ πŸ™‚

::Brief description on Softaculous::

Softaculous is an Auto Installer having numerous scripts. You will have wide options to install various things (WordPress, Phpbb etc) through Softaculous. Unlike other auto installers Softaculous is much faster, well designed and it installs all scripts in just one step.

Softaculous can be installed on cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, InterWorx.

::Default method to obtain the license info::

There is a link on the Softaculous website to check the license informations. Please move to the link pasted below:

You will get the following details:
>> Status
>> Type
>> Owner

See the screenshot.


::Get details via commandline::

It’s not a big deal. Here is the steps for that:

Step 1 : SSH to server.
Step 2 : Run the following command.

php /path/to/softaculous/cli.php -l

Here is the example:

Path : /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/


# php /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/softaculous/cli.php -l
Softaculous License : xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
Type : Premium
Expires (DD/MM/YYYY) : 3/03/2016
License IP : ip.ip.ip.ip

That’s it πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Also read:
1, How to install Softaculous on cPanel server
2, How to install Security Advisor Addon on WHM/cPanel server
3, How/Steps to install VirtualBox – CentOS 5.x, 6.x Rhel 5.x, 6.x

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