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2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« on: January 15, 2018, 09:05:10 AM »
did the package upgrade within the database and after running it there is no forum access ...

"Connection Problems
Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later. "

"There has been a problem with the database!
This is a notice email to let you know that SMF could not connect to the database, contact your host if this continues."

i can access the server and the previous "/Packages/backups/2018-01-15_before_smf_patch_2.tar.gz" - how to revert back?

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2018, 09:10:13 AM »
try changing the password for the database and updating it in Settings.php, that may fix it up.

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 09:29:33 AM »
try changing the password for the database and updating it in Settings.php, that may fix it up.

changed password, added new dba user, updated Settings.php, none of that allows db access, forum still down.

how to revert back to 2.0.13?
« Last Edit: January 15, 2018, 09:55:10 AM by RFD »

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2018, 12:38:06 PM »
did the package upgrade within the database
What does this mean?  Installing upgrade with package manager does not involve database.

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i can access the server and the previous "/Packages/backups/2018-01-15_before_smf_patch_2.tar.gz" - how to revert back?
Download, unzip, upload to forum root.

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2018, 02:22:09 PM »
thanx, the backup data worked perfectly.

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2018, 02:49:35 PM »
did you finish the upgrade? you need to for security.

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2018, 05:27:19 PM »
no, right now i'm SMF upgrade shy. 

since there's a an even later release (2.0.15) what's the safest, surest way to upgrade to 15 from 13?  what are the requirements to upgrade 13 to either 14 or 15?

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2018, 05:28:31 PM »
we recommend upgrading via the package manager. which means installing each patch in order.

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Re: 2.0.13 upgrade to 2.0.14 fails
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 05:49:37 PM »
i need to upgrade to php 5.5 ... in the process.  then i'll make the upgrades happen.