Step By Step Guide To Upgrade DotNetNuke in Shared Server

Step 1 Backup Your DNN site

Please open a support ticket to for DNN site backup. In case the upgrade unsuccessful, We can restore the site with back up files. We will backup your web files and database file, and put them in your backup folder.

Step 2 You can download Upgrade package form

Access to download the upgrade package. They are all in releases tab

Step 3 change web.config file

1) Unzip the DNN upgrade file.

2) rename release.config to web.config

3) Copy Database connection string from old web.configure (there are two connection strings need to be copied)

4) Copy machine keys code from old web.config file, Please copy validationKey and decryptionKey keys

5) Copy "Object Qulifier" from old web.config file

Step 4 Upload upgrade files

Upload all upgrade files to your web site

Step 5 Run upgrade

Open in IE, Your dnn site will start to upgrade.


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