upgrade 3.0.11 to 3.2.7

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upgrade 3.0.11 to 3.2.7

Post by marcoc » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:38 pm

hello at all,
i have a old version of forum with version 3.0.11
now i want upgrable. can i upgrade to 3.2.7 directly or i must upgrade a intermediate version?
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Re: upgrade 3.0.11 to 3.2.7

Post by Mick » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:55 pm

This is the correct way for your upgrade:

  • Your server must be running at least PHP 5.4.7 or higher.
  • phpBB 3.2 is not compatible with 3.0 and most of the previous files will need to be removed prior to upgrading.
  • Styles and MODs from 3.0 cannot be installed on phpBB 3.2. To upgrade, perform the following steps:
  1. Make a back-up of the original files and database
  2. Deactivate all styles except for prosilver
  3. Remove all MOD-related changes from the database. The Support Toolkit's Database Cleaner can be used for this.
  4. Ensure that the activated spambot countermeasure is one of the standard phpBB plugins (Simple image, GD image, GD 3D image, Q&A, reCaptacha).
  5. Set British English as the only language pack and delete all other language pack directories from your server
  6. Delete all of your phpBB 3.0.x files EXCEPT for the following:
    • The config.php file
    • The /images/ directory
    • The /files/ directory
    • The /store/ directory
  7. Upload the contents of the phpBB3 directory from the uncompressed 3.2.x Full Package (EXCEPT for config.php) into your forum's directory (Note: you don't want to overwrite your original config.php file)
  8. Browse to www.example.com/install/
  9. Click the Update tab
  10. Click the Update button
  11. Select "Update database only" and click Submit
  12. Wait for the progress bar to reach 100% and for a message indicating that the update has completed
  13. Delete or rename the /install/ directory
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Re: upgrade 3.0.11 to 3.2.7

Post by janus_zonstraal » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:31 pm

With a bigger board it is better to update to 3.0.14 first
than run the STK
Than go to 3.1.0 an than 3.2.7
Sorry! My English is bat ;) !!!

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