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Upgrading to 4.3 on shared hosting

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  1. John
    John avatar
    97 posts
    11 Jan 2011
    25 Nov 2011
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    How can I upgrade my existing 4.2 SP1 arvixe shared hosting site to 4.3 please?



  2. Victor Velev
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    1345 posts
    06 Jul 2015
    28 Nov 2011
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    Hello John,

    Basically what you need to do is to replace the contents of the bin folder with assemblies from a brand new 4.3 project and restart the website. This will initiate the upgrade scripts which will upgrade both your database and configuration files. However I would suggest you to perform the upgrade on local environment to check if everything works properly and then apply it to the live website.

    Best wishes,
    Victor Velev
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  3. Steve
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    3037 posts
    03 Dec 2008
    28 Nov 2011
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    This is what I do
    1) Ask host to backup my database
    2) Wait 4 hours for them to do it ;)
    3) Download it locally, attach to SQL
    4) Backup my current webapp
    5) Run the project manager upgrade on my site locally (stored in Dropbox)
    6) Load the site in VS2010 and build it.
    7) Make sure the site loads locally on my IIS
    8) Fire up Filezilla and upload the bin AND clientbin folders to the server.
    9) Hit your live URL, since bin has changed your apppool will recycle, and when it starts to load, SF will take over and perform the upgrade properly.

    I have NEVER had this fail on me, and even if it did, I have my dropbox backup to restore from.
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