I had the exact same problem yesterday, I tried to bring it to everyone's attention by starting this thread.The automatic update sucks.
AmenLumpy Burgertushie wrote: ↑Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:56 pmyes, the auto update sucks and has sucked for a while. that is why the current proper update method is this:
https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... ating-32x/
apparently in the next update the admin panel will no longer recommend the auto update method.
Did you click on the update button? it is not a automatic process.BUT - when I point my browser to the install folder the dtat base does not update, in fact nothing happens at all