OpenWetWare:Administration/Upgrade

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Reference

Overview

  1. Read release notes and changelog, UPGRADE file in the distribution
  2. Test upgrade on a separate installation with its own images folder and database instance
  3. Post upgrade announcement on OWW front page
  4. Backup images folder and make a database dump
  5. Lock the wiki
  6. Update the codebase via Subversion
  7. Run maintenance scripts if necessary (update.php and upgradeX_Y.php)
  8. Test extensions using the feature test
  9. Have a look at the new database schema
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