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Determining Version and Database Connections


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BigBirdy

Community Member, 2 Posts

26 May 2013 at 7:16am

Good day. I am about to test the upgrade of a SS (version 3 I believe), to the 3.1 beta in order to run the UserForms module, which apparently indicates version 3.0 is supported on the module site, but the readme indicates 3.1 is required.

1: Database credentials

The file /mysite/_config.php on contains a db name and no login details? Where would these be located?

global $database;
$database = 'somedatabase';

require_once("conf/ConfigureFromEnv.php");

MySQLDatabase::set_connection_charset('utf8');

// Set the current theme. More themes can be downloaded from
// http://www.silverstripe.org/themes/
SSViewer::set_theme('sometheme');

2: SS Version

The /framework/silverstripe_version file is EMPTY. Where/how else can I determine the current version?

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

26 May 2013 at 1:08pm

1: They could be located in your _ss_environment.php file http://doc.silverstripe.org/framework/en/topics/environment-management
2: The recommended approach now is to use composer to manage your SilverStripe installation. All the version information in that will be in your composer.json file (http://doc.silverstripe.org/framework/en/installation/composer)