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New to Magento, need up upgrading from 1.6.1 to 1.7
 
bazaaa
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*** EDIT FINAL: Okay this guide was a lot better:
http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/viewreply/385472/
And it’s now working.

*** EDIT: Okay I found out to change permissions on mage. But I’m getting “No upgrades” available. Why am I getting that?

Hello
I’m brand new to Magento. I bought a theme from emthemes.com and realized it was out of date.
Can someone help me upgrade?
I was following this guide:
http://turnkeye.com/blog/magento-upgrade-guide/
So I logged in via ssh, went to www directory.

Typed:
./mage list-upgrades

Got:

-jailshell: ./mage: Permission denied

This is with hostgator.
Can someone tell me what I’m doing wrong? Or what I need to do to upgrade to newest version.

Also, is there a list of security upgrades someone should do, or is it pretty secure already?
Thanks so much.

 
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jojwest
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Actually, there I know two ways of Magento upgrade

1. Upgrading via SVN
*Backup your database (System → Tools → Backups)
* You can use PHPMyAdmin (but this may fail due to time-limits on php scripts)
* Export in SSH ( by typing)
*mysqldump -u USER -p DBNAME > dump.sql
*Reimport using mysql -u USER -p DBNAME < dump.sql
*Backup all the code you modified yourself, and don’t forget to keep the original installation archive
*Take care of saving the media directory that contains all the uploaded product/category images
*Create a backup copy of app/etc/local.xml file
*Download a new installation archive or run SVN update if you checked it out from the Magento repository
*Extract and upload all the files it contains to your server
*Delete var/cache and var/session directories
*Point your browser to any Magento page

2 Automated migration service Cart2Cart,
It is much easier, quicker and safer, but it costs money.

I had used both ways. It is up to you, chose the one that you like the most

 
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kalenjordan
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Hey @bazaa, I actually wouldn’t worry about using the command-line tools to upgrade.  Simply copy in the files and clear cache.  I actually have a magento upgrade guide you may want to reference.

There isn’t a list of security upgrades specifically that you need to worry about.  However there was just one recent Zend security vulnerability that was patched which is not included in the 1.7.0.2 core:

 
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