[wp-hackers] Automatically Updating WordPress via SSH

Jeffrey Nolte jnolte at getmoxied.net
Mon Apr 30 23:47:53 UTC 2012

On Apr 30, 2012, at 5:36 PM, Otto wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Jeffrey Nolte <jnolte at getmoxied.net> wrote:
>> Thank you for the quick reply.  I did restart everything except for php5-fpm which did the trick after a restart.  After some more research into this method it seems it may not be very secure. Does anyone have any thoughts or opinions on this?
>> I am planning on implementing a user specifically for WordPress access via FTP to allow for automated upgrading of plugins and core.
> In what way do you think it is not secure?
I read somewhere about permissions on the private keys could be an issue but after further investigation this does not seem to be the case.  I am not all that familiar with updating WordPress in this way and was mainly looking to get more info.

Thank you,


> -Otto
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