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Upgrade issues - 3.1.0

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This topic will contain posts that detail solutions for various common upgrade issues for this release.


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The force_upgrade.php script will fail if it is used with FTP details entered in. You need to enter the force_upgrade.php script only after blanking out all the FTP fields on that scripts login screen – and then you may perform a database upgrade.
This is a bug and will be correctly shortly, but the above should allow users to finalise the upgrade.

EDIT: The upgrade tar has been reuploaded with this problem fixed.


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This isn't a problem with the upgrader, but rather, a solution for problems people encounter if they neglect to update the database when upgrading.

If you encounter a critical database error mentioning the ocp2_msp table, you should make sure you've run the "Do a database upgrade" option from the upgrader.

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