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aboutnet
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Hello , must have a Mass update button for all Outdated Installations now we have only email notifications. it is difficult to do one by one.
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Thank you

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Brijesh
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Hi,

We will be adding this feature soon.

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sitebee
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Im not too sure about that, It could break websites, take wordpress for example if you have some custom mods installed forcing your users on the server could break their websites.

Try and explaing to them you forced updates on their website.  I bet that would lose some providers business.


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aboutnet
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Quote From : sitebee November 22, 2011, 4:21 pm
Im not too sure about that, It could break websites, take wordpress for example if you have some custom mods installed forcing your users on the server could break their websites.

Try and explaing to them you forced updates on their website.  I bet that would lose some providers business.
Sure but if you can have select box for every one of the sites ?

so if you want to update 20 sites you can select only 20.

i have 300 sites with joomla 1.5 now is 1.5.25 all our sites is 1.5.24 and we will updated it to 1.5.25 now i can go for every site to do the update but i want a mass button for all this or select all sites that i want to update with the latest version.



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aboutnet
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our company has managed services for our customers sites.

we managed joomla sites ( joomla updates , components , modules , contents etc.)

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alons
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Hi,

We are working on this.
There are many concerns with this that need to be addressed. It is a little complicated as it can break sites as well.
Hence we are taking into account every information we get.
But we are making this as we speak.

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kenlyle
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This really is an important feature, especially for those offering managed services.
Is it available yet?  If not, what's the timeline?

Thanks!
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Brijesh
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Hi,

Sir we are working on it, we are redesigning the architecture of Softaculous to implement this feature.
It is going to take some time because we have many scripts. Once the architecture is ready we will be able to implement this feature.

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kenlyle
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Hey Brijesh, 
Joomla just released a critical update, 2.5.3 which fixes a security issue in every version after 1.5.x

This is going to cause substantial pain for your users.  We really need this feature, possibly with the checkboxes, as was suggested earlier.

I can probably clone my VPS and test for you.

Best,
Ken
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Brijesh
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Hi,

We are working and it might take some time because in some cases it might break the installations hence we need to take care of all the possibilities.

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kenlyle
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Brijesh,

It's possible that you are being overcautious.
Could you please explain how doing a series of updates in a loop would be different from a user interactively clicking the buttons, and visiting the update URL?

Also, consider that a decent host offers regular backups, and really good hosts have something like R1Soft CDP, which allows point and click rollback.  For Joomla, there is also an extension called Akeeba Backup which packages the files and database.

Certainly, in your license, you have no legal liability?  If you pop up a warning when the feature is enabled, and pop up a warning any time it is attempted to be used, that should be sufficient.  Indeed, you could decline to run or queue any automated version of an update that had not been run manually in the last 60 minutes....meaning... the WHM user is reponsible to run 1 update, verify the results, and only THEN, queue the other updates.

This doesn't have to be a tool that  our grandmothers could use, it's a tool for competent systems administrators.

Besides, I really miss this feature from my old Virtualmin server.

Please consider.
Thanks!


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Brijesh
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Hi,

Few scripts require to be visited after to upgrade the database and if the database is not upgraded it could break the site.
We will discuss the above points with our Development team and add this feature soon.

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kenlyle
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If you *must*, use Virtualmin as your control panel.  Virtualmin Pro has handled mass update for a long time.
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kenlyle
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Yeah, but it's not brilliant to leave known security holes on your server either.  That's part of the challenge of hosting.
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aboutnet
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Any news from Development team about this  ?

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