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How to update Craft CMS/plugins without downtime?

On our production server, we have strict SLAs concerning when our site can be down. I've noticed that when I update Craft CMS 3 (using "./craft update all" on the server), the site will go down for ...
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Internal Server Error - getDateFormatter() on null

When doing a manual update from 2.6.3012 to 2.7.8, I get the following error: Internal Server Error Call to a member function getDateFormatter() on null I get the following error when enabling ...
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Craft update terminated with error and command line update says I'm up-to-date

I'm pretty stuck trying to update Craft (from 3.1.10 to 3.1.24). It used to work previously, but this time I tried a few times using the updator in CP, it always stops at this point: Status: Internal ...
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“Craft CMS does not support backtracking to this version. Please upload Craft CMS 0 or later.”

I have a problem related this and this question. I began updating a long time ago (2017?) and got the error "Craft CMS does not support backtracking to this version. Please upload Craft CMS 0 or later"...
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Ran the Craft Updater from Control Panel the current install is no longer working

The previous install (3.0.34) was working fine until I ran the updater from the CP. The update failed with error (couldn't access web.config (IIS)) Now loading CP or front end displays the following ...
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Offline update then upload files to server

What's the best way to update Craft offline and then upload the files to the server? Reason I'm asking is because my updates often fail because of too low PHP memory and I don't have control over the ...
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Craft 3 updates & plugins without allow_url_fopen or SSH

I have set up a Craft 3 site on shared hosting. When I try to update Craft or install plugins via the CP, I get the following error: The "https://composer.craftcms.com/packages.json" file could not ...
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Can't update Craft 3, permissions issue

Upon running the update tool in the Craft CMS, I get this error. Error: file_put_contents(path/to/file/composer.json): failed to open stream: Permission denied What permissions are causing this ...
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Craft 2: Exception: CException: Alias “ext.alpha” is invalid

Today I updated my craft to latest version Craft V 2.6.3015 by following this url. I got it updated successfully and now my Craft version is 2.6.3015 which is latest of Craft 2. After updating the ...
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Available updates not displaying on local copy but show up on live site; instead displays “You're all up to date!” with 5 pending updates

When I attempt to display available updates on my local copy, Craft is unable to display them and instead shows “You’re all up-to-date!”. Available updates do display on my live copy, as well as on ...
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Manual Update 500 error

Downloaded latest release, pushed app-new to server, renamed app to app-old, renamed app-new to app. Try to go to admin, and I get a 500 error. Server error log shows. 2017-11-15 12:29:29 Error ...
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How can I determine which user triggered an update?

Recently a user, using the admin panel, triggered a Craft CMS update. I would like to determine which user it was. Is there any log of these actions where I can check for this? If it's in craft/...
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Issues with Updating

Is a backup needed before updating? Will installing new updates have any affect on the pages already saved or the existing structure?
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Why is Craft returning a 504 during a system update?

There have been a few updates to the system and some of the plugins I am using. I have installed everything locally and a plugin needed to run new migrations as a result of the update. Everything ...
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Locked out of admin panel after update

I updated a very old Craft installation (v2.6.2794 to v2.6.2971) and now I'm locked out off the admin area. I can get to the login panel and log in but once in I just get 500 errors. After turning on ...
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Can't update from v2.6.2789 via manual update

I can't seem to update my local dev site Craft version (2.6.2789) to the latest 2.6.2964. I've followed the steps to update manually but it has no effect and still shows the v2.6.2789 in the footer. ...
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Image Transform Internal Server Error (500 code) after Craft CMS update

I just updated an "older" Craft site (version 2.4.2702) to the newest update (version 2.6.2958). But now all my image thumbnails in the back-end are missing and if I upload any new assets, the ...
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Craft cannot finalise update - There was a problem updating your database

I've got an issue that following a server rebuild, I was prompted to update Craft, which I did by moving a brand new craft/app folder into place - then setting relevant permissions. I then tried to ...
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Manual update fails on server

I tried up update to the latest Craft, but assets are not loading and the process stops here. I deleted the storage/runtime folder but I got no luck. Log says: 2016/11/08 20:17:23 [error] [...
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Update Error: Could not validate update handle

Recently, anytime an update to Craft core or a plugin is attempted on my site that requires a database migration I get an Internal Server Error: Could not validate update handle. Does anyone know what ...
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Manual update to 2.6.2931

After uploading the app-new folder to my server, renaming it and logging in to the admin area. The website responds with a 'System not available message' (in Dutch) for both front and admin end. ...
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Where is Auto Update?

I am attempting to update my craft instance from Craft CMS 2.6.2781 to the latest. (Critical Update). Unlike before where there was a button that would do everything for me nicely and automatically, ...
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Problem with manual upgrade

I tried to upgrade a website that I have to the latest version 2.6.2930 from an older 2.6.2804 and for an unknown reason the upgrade failed. I couldn't log in the administration area but the front end ...
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Best method to update Craft on a live site to avoid losing data

What is the best way to update Craft on a live website? Preferably without losing any data? There are a few ways to do this, and, can often be situational. Essentially the main problem is ...
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Table 'craft.craft_elementindexsettings' doesn't exist

I have a local site that was running perfectly, but last year when I ran the auto-update it seems that it did not finish the process. At that time didn't have time to have a look to what happened (...
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Updating Craft Produced Fatal Error.What now?

Just tried updating craft from version 2.4.2669 to the latest version 2.4.2702 unfortunately it threw a fatal error with the following error message: Status: OK Response: Fatal error: Out of ...
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Updates available on local copy but don't show on live site

My local copy of a live site is showing an update to Craft 2.2 build 2593 is available but a check for updates on the live site gives "Craft is unable to determine if an update is available at this ...
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How to manage a large database when upgrading from 2.0 to 2.1

I am trying to upgrade a site from 2.0.2551 to 2.1.2570. I have ~18k entries and ~28 elements. The upgrade process seems to want to save all the elements again as far as I can tell, is there any way ...
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Manual update without database backup

I’m trying to update Craft Pro 2.0.2543 to the latest build but the site’s database is in excess of 2Gb. When hitting ‘Finish up’ in the CP after a manual update, by the time the database has backed ...
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How can I manually update Craft?

If one wished to manually update for any reason, would one need to change anything outside of the the app folder, or be concerned with anything else?