Plugin api version is 2 while 3 is required

What do i need to do, since today my teamspeak server is not working anymore.

This is my log, i dont understand.

2021-02-01 15:19:27.327108|INFO |ServerLibPriv | |TeamSpeak 3 Server 3.13.2 (2020-11-18 11:37:32)
2021-02-01 15:19:27.342733|INFO |ServerLibPriv | |SystemInformation: Windows Server 2016 (17763) x64 (AMD or Intel) Binary: 64bit
2021-02-01 15:19:27.342733|INFO |DatabaseQuery | |dbPlugin name: SQLite3 plugin, Version 3, ©TeamSpeak Systems GmbH
2021-02-01 15:19:27.342733|INFO |DatabaseQuery | |dbPlugin version: 3.11.1
2021-02-01 15:19:27.342733|CRITICAL|DatabaseQuery | |Plugin api version is 2 while 3 is required

No i do not run any plugins on my teamspeak. Only client sided but the server just does not want to start!

update to 3.12.3 (latest)

I did, but then i need to completly remake my teamspeak

no, you don’t.

Follow these steps:
1. Stop your old server instance (Do not kill it! Or else you will not be able to start your new server for the next 2-3 hours!)
These are official supported ways. to shutdown the whole server.
All ways will shutdown the whole instance and will report, that slots are not used anymore.

All operation systems:
The ServerQuery command serverprocessstop.
click me to get an "how to use the Query Interface with Putty"

Windows:
Right-click into the Server Tray Icon -> Then press Exit

Linux/FreeBSD shell:
The command ./ts3server_startscript.sh stop if your server was started with ./ts3server_startscript.sh start

2. Make a copy of the existing ts3server.sqlitedb to have a backup in case something bad happens.
*Make a backup of your TS database in MariaDB/MySQL in case you do not use SQLite

3. Download the right server package from https://www.teamspeak.com/en/downloads#server

4. Extract the server package

5. Overwrite the server files and folders with the extracted content. Then paste the ts3server.sqlitedb file

6. On Windows/Mac OS start the ts3server binary.
On Linux/FreeBSD start the server with the ts3server_startscript.sh
(First start can take some time)

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When I have done that it just doesn’t start. It gives me the plugin api error in my logs

it doesn’t start even after the upgrade?

Oh wait, something worked! :smiley: Let me check hold on!

Fixed it! Thanks for your help man amazing!

You’re welcome man, I had the same problem this morning

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I am getting the same thing, and tried all of this but I did shut the server down before I read this, it will not start, and i get this log file, what do i do now?
2021-02-09 13:27:54.385172|INFO |ServerLibPriv | |TeamSpeak 3 Server 3.13.3 (2020-12-16 14:17:05)
2021-02-09 13:27:54.386170|INFO |ServerLibPriv | |SystemInformation: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9600) x64 (AMD or Intel) Binary: 64bit
2021-02-09 13:27:54.386170|INFO |ServerLibPriv | |Using hardware aes
2021-02-09 13:27:54.387132|INFO |DatabaseQuery | |dbPlugin name: SQLite3 plugin, Version 3, ©TeamSpeak Systems GmbH
2021-02-09 13:27:54.387132|INFO |DatabaseQuery | |dbPlugin version: 3.11.1
2021-02-09 13:27:54.387132|CRITICAL|DatabaseQuery | |Plugin api version is 2 while 3 is required

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