I have done a few of these upgrades for a few big sites like bink.nu and Sober.com. Here is the safest way without a ton of headaches. Please contact me if you need help, I’m willing to do the upgrade for people as well… Please do SQL backups after every step!
One should always be aware that your site could be attacked by spam bots if you don’t take the proper precautions. The easiest and quickest way to help prevent 500+ spam users from joining your site is to configure the default options to make it harder for spam bots to create accounts. Please note that this can also reduce the number of registrations on your site due to the extra steps it takes to register.
Over the course of the past two years, I have worked on a number of Community Server sites. The goal of these tips are to share useful information about Telligent’s Community platform. There are a few ways you can protect yourself from rouge search bots from stealing your content and bringing down your site.
The other day I came across a bug when upgrading my site to Community Server The Community Server 2008 upgrade tool would throw an exception when trying to move my files into CFS. The exception was result of the upgrade tool trying to pull down post attachments where the Section or Post didn’t exist.
The past week was kind of hectic, first of all I arrived back home to a damaged home. It took a while to clean up the mess even with determined family members and friends. In the near future I will be trying to get some pictures up on facebook of the mess. Now that I don’t have to worry too much about that, I can focus my attention on school, development, and relaxation.