DNNUpgrade Release Notes

2.2.0 (Friday, March 23, 2018)
  • ENH: Compatible with DNN 9.2
  • ENH: Still compatible with DNN 4/5/6/7/8/9
  • ENH: Updated suggested upgrade path.
  • FIX: General updates, bugs fixes and improvements.
 
2.1.0 (Saturday, March 10, 2018)
  • ENH: Implemented support for the latest GitHub API.
 
2.0.1 (Monday, February 19, 2018)
  • ENH: Support for sites without direct Internet access and using a proxy server.
 
2.0.0 (Thursday, February 8, 2018)
  • ENH: CodePlex doesn't exist anymore. Now DNNUpgrade can grab older DNN version (4/5/6/7) from somewhere else.
  • ENH: Updated suggested upgrade path.
  • ENH: Improved .NET version detection.
  • ENH: Improved SQL Server version detection.
  • ENH: Some small internal updates.
 
1.10.00 (Saturday, October 7, 2017)
  • ENH: Schedule tasks enhancements.
  • ENH: Improved DNNBackup version compatibility checking.
 
1.9.0 (Thursday, September 21, 2017)
  • ENH: Improved .NET version detection.
  • ENH: New and improved notification settings.
  • ENH: New settings to allow the exclusion of CodePlex and/or GitHub packages. Note: if you are already running DNN 7.4.2 or later, excluding CodePlex packages will speed up things.
 
1.8.1 (Friday, March 3, 2017)
  • ENH: Updates required for DNNBackup version 8+
  • ENH: General updates and small bug fixes.
  • FIX: v 1.8.1 (March 30) Fixed bug introduced in 1.8 that was happening when DNNBackup wasn't installed in the site.
 
1.7.0 (Monday, December 12, 2016)
  • ENH: Updated suggested upgrade path (DNN 9)
  • ENH: Improved handling of upgrade information (in case of network error)
  • CHG: Some minor improvements and bug fixes.
 
1.6.1 (Sunday, September 4, 2016)
  • ENH: SQL Server 2016 support.
 
1.6.0 (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
  • ENH: Compatible with both GitHub (DNN 8+) and CodePlex releases.
  • ENH: Improved installed .NET Framework version detection.
  • ENH: When the module is uninstalled, the scheduled job created by the module is deleted.
  • ENH: Mino bug fixed and enhancements.
 
1.5.0 (Wednesday, December 9, 2015)
  • ENH: New: Optional email notifications: Check daily whether there is a new stable DNN version, and notify by email.
  • ENH: Updated suggested upgrade path.
  • CHG: Upgraded shared library.
     
    1.4.0 (Sunday, July 26, 2015)
    • ENH: Enhanced suggested upgrade path.
    • CHG: Internal updates and minor (cosmetic) bug fixes..
     
    1.3.0 (Sunday, August 10, 2014)
    • ENH- Updated to recognize SQL Server 2014.
     
    1.2.1 (Tuesday, April 29, 2014)
    • ENH - New Tool, to perform a more detailed verification of the file system permissions (these same enhanced tests are performed at upgrade time).
    • ENH - Verify SQL Server version when upgrading to DNN 7 or later.
    • ENH - Verify and update SQL Server compatibility level.
    • ENH - Enhanced app_offline page.
    • ENH - Usability (UI) enhancements.
     
    1.1.0 (Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    • ENH - FIPS compliance.
    • ENH - Advise users to switch to .NET 4.0 or later when the site is using an older version and the site is about to be upgraded to DNN 7 or later.
     
    1.0.1 (Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    • ENH - First public release (updated for DNN 7.1.1).
     
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    Testimonials

    5.0 review rating Pieter says...

    quote This module is a MUST-HAVE! The functionality is no doubt one of the things that professional users of dotnetnuke miss most: backup/restore functionality from within & transportation between environments. Instead of having to go through the pain of manually taking backups of your database and files, and logging on to the server / FTP to do all that, having all of this done by a module is a great idea. Not only a time-saver, but also a life-saver as you'll need a backup lying around when you least expect it... And if you don't have control over restoring but have to rely on your hosting company to do it, this is a way to take control. Regarding the options of the module: they are really extensive. For example, you can set which folders to exclude on the file backup, or which tables on the database backup, you can customize buffers for the zip and set the amount of compression, etc. You might want to fiddle with some these options depending on your environment's available resources.

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    DNN Upgrade Testimonials

    5.0 review rating Dave S says...

    quote This module made is super easy to upgrade my sites! I use the Backup module as well and I love that the 2 are integrated, doing a backup before upgrading. No more FTPing 1000's of files in order to upgrade my sites! A definite "Must Have" for any site.

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